The Potency of Giving Turmeric (Curcuma domestica Val.) Flour to The Quality of Quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) Eggs

Journal of Applied Veterinary Science and Technology

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Title The Potency of Giving Turmeric (Curcuma domestica Val.) Flour to The Quality of Quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) Eggs
Creator Putri, Astrid Annisya Adhy
Widodo, Agus
Damayanti, Ratna
Suprayogi, Tri Wahyu
Subject Veterinary
Quail; Egg Quality; Turmeric
Description Background: Supplementation of good feed on quail can improve its egg quality. One of the excellent supplement comes from herbs. Turmeric is one of the herbs which good for livestock because of its content, curcuminoid, and essential oil. Curcuminoid can increase quail egg yolk color, increase the appetite so that it can increase the weight of poultry. Purpose: To know the potential of giving turmeric flour to the quality of quail’s egg. Methods: The methods used 40 quails, divide into two groups. Groups P0: quail fed without turmeric flour, and group P1: quails fed with 1,07% turmeric fluor. Variables observed were egg weight, haugh unit, egg yolk index, white egg index, and yolk color. Result: The Egg weight, haugh unit, yolk index, and yolk color of P1 was higher than quails fed without turmeric. However, there was no difference between the egg whites index of both groups. Conclusion: The addition of turmeric on feed has the potential to increase the egg weight, haugh unit, yolk index, and yolk color. However, turmeric was not directly affected the formation of egg whites. 
Publisher Universitas Airlangga
Date 2020-04-30
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Source Journal of Applied Veterinary Science And Technology; Vol 1, No 1 (2020): April 2020; 1-5
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Astrid Annisya Adhy Putri, Agus Widodo, Ratna Damayanti, Tri Wahyu Suprayogi

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