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Efficacy of Garlic (Allium Sativum) Supplement on Productive Performances and Egg Qualities of Layers: A Review

Garlic is broadly expanded and used throughout the world as a flavor and herbal medication for the inhibition and cure of a various diseases, starting from infections to heart diseases, investigation has developed more focuses on the use of naturally occurring photobiotic substances to replace the chemical feedstuff additives. Allicin is the chief vigorous constituent of garlic, containing of up to 70% of total thiosulfates. The addition of two to ten percent of partially dried garlic to the egg laying hens had no significant effect on productivity, heaviness or quantity of egg. Supplementing laying hens with dry garlic increases the intensity of egg production and egg mass; but the weight of the egg does not change even when compared to group which did not supplemented with garlic. The findings of several authors have demonstrated that adding up to 1% garlic powder to hens' diets increases both the hens' laying rate and the quality, including weight, of their eggs. The cholesterol content of egg yolk decreases with the addition of garlic powder up to 4g/kg. Plasma cholesterol and triglyceride concentration decreased with garlic powder supplementation and reduced the plasma and egg yolk cholesterol concentration. Garlic is the king of medicinal plants. In general, garlic has antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal and anti-toxin properties. In addition, it strengthens the immune system, improves weight gain, increases the digestibility of ingredients, reduces bad cholesterol and also increases egg quality parameters.

Efficacy, Garlic, Laying Hen and Performance

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Aleli, A. T. (2023). Efficacy of Garlic (Allium Sativum) Supplement on Productive Performances and Egg Qualities of Layers: A Review. Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 11(6), 168-171.

ACS Style

Aleli, A. T. Efficacy of Garlic (Allium Sativum) Supplement on Productive Performances and Egg Qualities of Layers: A Review. Anim. Vet. Sci. 2023, 11(6), 168-171. doi: 10.11648/j.avs.20231106.15

AMA Style

Aleli AT. Efficacy of Garlic (Allium Sativum) Supplement on Productive Performances and Egg Qualities of Layers: A Review. Anim Vet Sci. 2023;11(6):168-171. doi: 10.11648/j.avs.20231106.15

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