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Table 7 Effects of phytogenic supplements on the quality of broiler chicken meat

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
Lipid peroxidation (mg MDA/100 g) 14.08 ± 0.57a 9.43 ± 4.27ab 4.48 ± 0.65b 4.13 ± 0.18b 0.03
Catalase (U/ml) 1.98 ± 0.24 5.53 ± 2.36 5.81 ± 2.28 4.53 ±0.33 0.40
Glutathione peroxidase (mg/ml) 150.83 ± 35.75b 284.75 ± 2.16a 190.86 ± 39.27b 242.25 ± 14.28ab 0.04
Cholesterol (mg/dl) 223.75 ± 40.41a 87.50 ± 14.43b 76.59 ± 8.32b 124.37 ± 35.72b 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), SEM standard error of the mean
  2. abMeans within a row with different letters and are significantly different (P < 0.05)