Chilli in poultry feed results in red eggs
According to Shivanagowda, a chilli trader and president of the Haveri
District Industrial Body, is possible for a hen to lay red eggs. The secret lies
With Byadagi chillies used for the extraction of Oleoresin, a natural colour, the small town of Byadagi,
India, has shot into instant fame.
Red oil (Oleoresin), a
natural colour, is extracted from these chillies. When this colour is mixed with
poultry feed, the eggs hatched will be red in colour!
Byadagi chillies, which are less spicy and are well-known for
their deep red colour, are now in great demand, particularly from foreign
countries. These byadagi chillies are dried and stored in cold rooms with
temperatures from 4-6 degree Celsius. Storing Byadagi chillies in the cold
storage not only preserves their natural colour, but also results in the
extraction of more Oleoresin from these
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