The effect of feeding lovastatin and colestipol on production and cholesterol content of eggs.

@article{Luhman1990TheEO,
  title={The effect of feeding lovastatin and colestipol on production and cholesterol content of eggs.},
  author={Cindie M Luhman and Brian G Miller and Donald Beitz},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={1990},
  volume={69 5},
  pages={852-5}
}
The purpose of the present study was to determine whether feeding lovastatin or colestipol, or both, to laying hens would decrease the concentration of cholesterol in eggs. Forty-eight White Leghorn hens (69 wk of age) were allocated randomly to one of four groups. For 5 wk, the birds were fed: 1) a control diet; 2) diets supplemented with 35 mg of lovastatin per kg of feed; 3) 11.7 g of colestipol per kg of feed; or 4) both 35 mg of lovastatin and 11.7 g of colestipol per kg of feed. Drug… CONTINUE READING

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