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Table 3 Productive of commercial Cobb broiler fed diets containing different levels of prickly peel

From: Productive performance and meat quality of commercial Cobb chicken fed diets containing different levels of prickly pear fruits (Opuntia ficus indica) peel

ItemLevels of cactus fruit peel in diets+SE
R1 (CR)R2R3R4
(0%)(5%)(10%)(15%)
Initial weight, g1151251201181.13 NS
Final weight, g1880d1920c1950b1985a2.76*
Total gain, g1765d1795c1830b1867a2.08*
Ave. feed consumption, g2859d2746c2763b2801a2.23*
Feed conversion ratio1.62b1.53a1.51a1.50a2.45*
Mortality rate, %00000
  1. + a, b, c, dMeans with different superscripts on the same row are different at (P < 0.05), NS non-significant
  2. *indicate present significance diffference