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Table 3 Effects of the phytogenic supplements on the performance of broiler characteristics of broiler chickens

From: The effects of Myristica fragrans seed meal and Syzygium aromaticum leaf meal dietary supplementation on growth performance and oxidative status of broiler chicken

Parameters Diet 1
Control
Diet 2
0.25% MSM
Diet 3
0.25% SLM
Diet 4
0.25% MSCM
P value
Starter phase (1 to 28 days)
 IBW (g/bird) 43.09 ± 1.65 44.59 ± 0.14 43.80 ± 0.51 44.13 ± 0.23 0.68
 BWG (g/bird) 991.10 ± 95.79 983.84 ± 54.80 984.58 ± 88.58 1226.47 ± 27.69 0.11
 FI (g/bird) 1444.36 ± 31.38 1346.54 ± 45.94 1361.72 ± 51.60 1386.46 ± 31.76 0.40
 FCR 1.49 ± 0.17 1.38 ± 0.11 1.39 ± 0.88 1.13 ± 0.04 0.21
Grower phase (29 to 56 days)
 BWG (g/bird) 1824.30 ± 109.33b 1891.43 ± 88.00b 1860.41 ± 42.97b 2289.58 ± 90.23a 0.01
 FI (g/bird) 3561.04 ± 166.10 3433.73 ± 142.41 3399.98 ± 20.86 3510.70 ± 107.32 0.78
 FCR 1.95 ± 0.03a 1.81 ± 0.03a 1.82 ± 0.03a 1.54 ± 0.10b 0.01
Overall (1 to 56 days)
 BWG (g/bird) 2815.40 ± 194.64b 2875.27 ± 90.86b 2845.00 ± 129.35b 3516.05 ± 72.62a 0.02
 FI (g/bird) 5005.41 ± 176.99 4780.28 ± 155.18 4761.70 ± 68.44 4897.16 ± 123.38 0.58
 FCR 1.78 ± 0.08a 1.66 ± 0.06a 1.67 ± 0.05a 1.39 ± 0.06b 0.02
  1. MSM Myristica fragrans seed meal, SLM Syzygium aromaticum leaf meal, MSCM Myristica fragrans seed meal and Syzygium aromaticum leaf meal composite mix (1:1), IBW initial body weight, BWG body weight gain, FI feed intake, FCR feed conversion ratio, SEM standard error of the mean
  2. abMeans within a row with different letters and are significantly different (P < 0.05)