Skin Color Evaluation in Broilers Fed Natural and Synthetic Pigments. the Nutritional Contributions of Animal Prod- Ucts to the Us Diet -the Usda Food Pyramid and Di- Etary Guidelines


Broiler carcass skin color is important in the USA and Mexico. Because pigments are expensive, this study evaluated the use of natural and synthetic pigments in broiler diets at commercial levels. In two trials, 280 chicks were randomly distributed (20 birds each) into seven treatments according to the pigment class (natural or synthetic) and the inclusion… (More)