Efficacy of manganese pantothenate and lysinate chelates for prevention of perosis in broiler chickens

  • V. S. Sakara Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University
  • A. Y. Melnyk Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University
  • V. V. Sakhniuk Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University
  • N. V. Vovkotrub Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University
  • M. M. Fedorchenko Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University
  • Y. О. Balatskiy Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University
  • L. V. Bondarenko Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University
Keywords: protein metabolism; mineral metabolism; amino acids; trace elements; poultry


Perosis is a common metabolic disease of industrial birds, especially broiler chickens. It leads to a violation of the balance of biotic substances in the body of chickens, which is clinically manifested by the curvature of the limbs, reduced mobility, and, consequently, reduced profitability of meat production. Prevention of perosis is possible provided that chickens receive a sufficient amount of manganese in a biologically available form. Studies were conducted to determine the efficiency of use of manganese chelates (pantothenate and lysinate) for prevention of perosis in broiler chickens. Efficacy was confirmed by examining changes in the clinical state, indicators of protein and mineral metabolism, as well as meat productivity of birds. For the experiment, broiler chickens of the Cobb-500 cross were taken at the age of 14 days. The birds of the control group received a standard diet, and the chickens from two experimental groups additionally received manganese pantothenate and lysinate with water during the critical period for the development of perosis – 14–28 days old. After 14 days of administration of manganese pantothenate and lysinate, the weight of the experimental birds at the age of 28 days was greater by 133.6 g (+11.0%) and 142.2 g (+11.7%), respectively, in comparison with poultry of the control group. Additional provision of manganese pantothenate and lysinate to chickens of the experimental groups contributed to an increase in the blood serum total protein concentration by 11.0% and 12.8 %, albumin – by 10.1% and 8.2%, magnesium – by 8.1% and 9.0% and manganese – by 29.6% and 26.9%, respectively, compared with indicies of the control group birds. The use of manganese chelates in the form of pantothenate (0.2 mL/L of water) and a lysinate (0.5 mL/L) during the 14–28th days of broiler chickens’ rearing provides 100% prevention of perosis. This reduces the death of broiler chickens, increases body weight, and, as a result, significantly increases the profitability of meat production.


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How to Cite
Sakara, V. S., Melnyk, A. Y., Sakhniuk, V. V., Vovkotrub, N. V., Fedorchenko, M. M., BalatskiyY. О., & Bondarenko, L. V. (2021). Efficacy of manganese pantothenate and lysinate chelates for prevention of perosis in broiler chickens . Regulatory Mechanisms in Biosystems, 12(2), 289-293. https://doi.org/10.15421/022138

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