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Table 6 Effect of diet containing different levels of kitchen food wastes (KFW) on carcass characteristics of growing rabbits

From: Using dried kitchen food wastes as untraditional feed in growing rabbit's diets

Items Control Kitchen food wastes (KFW) SEM P value
10% 20% 30% 40%
Pre slaughter weight (g) 1761 1786 1743 1872 1562 8.60 0.644
Hot carcass weight (g) 851.00b 887.00ab 896.20ab 909.20a 914.00a 7.55 0.049
Dressing % 54.53c 55.93bc 58.07ab 57.85ab 58.53a 0.42 0.003
Liver (g) 53.82 54.96 50.98 58.36 49.69 1.25 0.845
Kidney (g) 14.24a 13.31ab 13.02b 14.10a 10.82c 0.19 0.028
Spleen (g) 1.03a 0.99ab 0.88b 1.20a 1.02a 0.03 0.062
Heart (g) 5.43 5.38 4.86 5.63 4.77 0.20 0.934
  1. a,b,cMeans with different superscripts in the same row differ significantly (P < 0.05)