Technical / White Paper

Is yolk color related to hens’ health?

Published

Format: PDF file | Document type: Technical / White Paper

Is yolk color related to hens’ health?

Consumers relate egg yolk color with freshness and health. Quality-oriented egg producers have to apply high standards of feeding and welfare in order to obtain a golden yolk. Carotenoids are responsible for yolk color and they are from dietary origin. Only healthy birds will be able to efficiently deposit carotenoids and deliver a bright yolk. Read our whitepaper to find out why a golden yolk always comes from a healthy hen.

Related resources from DSM Animal Nutrition

Show more

Supplier info centre