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Table 6 External and internal offal’s (Giblets) of the experimental groups

From: Incorporation field crop residues in rabbit rations

Item BH (R1) MBH (R2) SBVH (R3) PVH (R4) SEM
Slaughter weight (SW), g 2451 2188 2353 2169 91.94
External offal’s (g or % of SW)
 Blood 49
2.00
54
2.47
52
2.21
57
2.63
2.39
0.12
 Fur, legs, ears and tail 459
18.73
406
18.56
438
18.61
402
18.53
19.03
0.34
 Total external offals 508
20.73
460
21.03
490
20.82
459
21.16
19.79
0.36
Edible offals (g or % of SW)
 Head 125
5.10bc
120
5.48ab
117
4.97c
124
5.72a
3.46
0.11
Internal offal’s (giblets), (g or % of SW)
 Liver 84a
3.43a
58b
2.65b
82a
3.48a
62ab
2.86b
4.58
0.11
 Heart 9
0.37
10
0.46
11
0.47
7
0.32
0.73
0.03
 Kidneys 23
0.94ab
22
1.01a
19
0.81b
20
0.92ab
1.36
0.03
 Lungs 16
0.65
12
0.55
14
0.59
15
0.69
0.78
0.03
 Testes 9
0.37b
10
0.46a
10
0.42ab
10
0.46a
0.28
0.01
 Spleen 1
0.04
1
0.05
1
0.04
1
0.05
0.00
0.02
Total internal offals (giblets) 141
5.75
112
5.12
138
5.86
116
5.35
6.27
0.10
  1. a, b, and c: means in the same row having different superscripts differ significantly (P < 0.05)
  2. SEM standard error of mean, BH Berseem hay, MBH Mung bean husks, SBVH soybean vein hay, PVH peanut vein hay