Impact of incorporating golden shower supplements into the laying hen diet on egg productive performance


  • Khakhanang Ratananikom Kalasin University
  • Tanitpan Pongjongmit Kalasin University
  • Kantapon Premprayoon Rajamangala University of Technology Isan, Khonkhen Campus
  • Jittawan Kubola Department of Food Innovation and Processing, Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Buriram Rajabhat University, Buriram, 31000 Thailand


golden shower, egg, egg productive performance


The aim of this research was to examine the impact of supplementing the diet with golden shower on egg productive performance. Sixty Hybrid breed laying hens, aged 40 weeks, were allocated to 4 treatments, each comprising 3 replicates of 5 laying hens. Each group was assigned a randomly selected experimental diet supplemented with golden shower at levels of 0, 5, 10, and 15 g/kg, respectively, for a duration of 8 weeks. Egg-productive performance, encompassing factors such as body weight, feed intake, feed conversion ratio, and hen-day production were monitored throughout the experimental period. Results showed that all productive parameters were not significantly different (P>0.05). However, introducing golden shower into laying hen diets did not adversely affect the health and survival rate of the hens.


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