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Table 8 Effects of the phyto-supplements on intestinal microbiology (log10 CFU/g) 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
Aerobic bacteria 5.12 ± 0.12 5.26 ± 0.28 4.85 ± 0.31 5.72 ± 0.13 0.13
Lactic acid-producing bacteria 5.87 ± 0.07 5.73 ± 0.18 5.91 ± 0.09 6.02 ± 0.06 0.39
Coliform bacteria 4.89 ± 0.51a 5.13 ± 0.65a 1.91 ± 0.45b 5.11 ± 0.64a 0.01
Intestinal negative bacteria 5.13 ± 0.25 5.43 ± 0.24 4.82 ± 0.13 5.63 ± 0.10 0.08
  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)