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Table 4 Effects of pawpaw leaf and seed meal composite mix (PCM) supplementation on carcass and relative internal organs (%SW) of broiler chickens

From: Effect of pawpaw leaf and seed meal composite mix dietary supplementation on haematological indices, carcass traits and histological studies of broiler chicken

  D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D6 SEM P value
Dressing % 71.23 71.28 75.51 79.62 76.07 75.25 1.11 0.23
Liver 1.79 1.76 1.71 1.73 1.72 1.73 0.03 0.97
Heart 0.34 0.33 0.31 0.30 0.34 0.35 0.01 0.32
Lung 0.45 0.45 0.46 0.42 0.45 0.45 0.02 0.98
Bile 0.13 0.12 0.11 0.13 0.11 0.07 0.01 0.13
Gizzard 1.99 2.09 2.45 2.08 2.45 2.32 0.06 0.07
Spleen 0.14 0.15 0.16 0.12 0.11 0.11 0.01 0.13
Bursa 0.15 0.16 0.16 0.14 0.15 0.16 0.01 0.90
  1. D1: 0 % PCM (control); D2: 0.2 % PCM, D3: 0.4 % PCM; D4: 0.6 % PCM, D5: 0.8 % PCM; D6: 1.0 % PCM
  2. SEM standard error of means