Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

8-16-1988

Abstract

A method of feeding laying chickens to increase egg production and/or reduce yolk cholesterol is provided in which alpha-ketoisocaproate (KIC) is orally administered to the laying chickens concurrently with the feeding of a protein-containing ration. The KIC is preferably fed in admixture with the ration.

Patent Number

US 4,764,531

Assignee

Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Application Number

06/838,355

Date Filed

5-11-1986

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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