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Table 4 Effects of phytogenic supplements on carcass and relative internal organ weights (% slaughtered weight) 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
Slaughtered weight (g/bird) 2622.66 ± 93.33 2535.66 ± 67.33 2471.33 ± 66.83 2600.33 ± 115.18 0.63
Dressed weight (g/bird) 2083.33 ± 60.09 2036.32 ± 44.29 1980.00 ± 39.82 2035.33 ± 159.93 0.88
Dressing percentage (%) 79.47 ± 0.55 80.33 ± 0.69 80.17 ± 1.62 78.09 ± 3.20 0.82
Liver 1.61 ± 0.08 1.55 ± 0.08 1.57 ± 0.06 1.73 ± 0.04 0.34
Heart 0.41 ± 0.04 0.38 ± 0.01 0.55 ± 0.16 0.43 ± 0.03 0.53
Lung 0.47 ± 0.06 0.48 ± 0.06 0.38 ± 0.08 0.57 ± 0.05 0.34
Pancreas 0.16 ± 0.01 0.13 ± 0.02 0.17 ± 0.01 0.17 ± 0.02 0.35
Gall bladder 0.13 ± 0.01 0.13 ± 0.01 0.15 ± 0.01 0.11 ± 0.03 0.58
Gizzard and proventriculus 2.37 ± 0.20 2.56 ± 0.15 2.39 ± 0.31 2.36 ± 0.14 0.90
Spleen 0.12 ± 0.02 0.10 ± 0.01 0.09 ± 0.02 0.14 ± 0.01 0.21
  1. Means within a row with different letters and are significantly different (P < 0.05)
  2. MSM Myristica fragrans seed meal, SLM Syzygium aromaticum leaf meal, MSCM Myristica fragrans seed meal and Syzygium aromaticum leaf meal composite mix (1:1), SEM standard error of the mean