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Vol. 11, Special Issue 5 (2022)

Quality and microbial load of chicken table eggs procured from different markets of Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh: A comparative study

Author(s):
MV Niranjan Reddy, Z Naveen and P Zubair Vali
Abstract:
A study was conducted to comparatively evaluate the quality and microbial load of table eggs collected from different locations in Tirupati. Eggs were collected from college farm in veterinary college Tirupati, Commercial farm, Retail outlet and wholesale market. These eggs were tested for and parameters like shape index, albumen index, yolk index as well as microbial load. The eggs collected from wholesale market had significantly higher (P<0.05) egg weight and shell quality and other parameters were significantly similar. However, the eggs collected from different location were fit for consumption.
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How to cite this article:
MV Niranjan Reddy, Z Naveen and P Zubair Vali. Quality and microbial load of chicken table eggs procured from different markets of Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh: A comparative study. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(5S): 1221-1223.

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