Skip to main content

Table 2 Effects of ORI on the growth performance of broilers

From: Effects of dietary supplementation with oridonin on the growth performance, relative organ weight, lymphocyte proliferation, and cytokine concentration in broiler chickens

Items Diet Treatmentsa SEMb P-Value
CON O1 O2 O3
1–14 d
 FIc (g/d) 41.8 41.5 41.4 41.0 0.1 0.20
 WGc (g/d) 30.1 30.3 30.4 31.1 0.2 0.37
 FCRc 1.39 1.37 1.36 1.32 0.02 0.17
14–28 d
 FIc (g/d) 127 126 126 125 1.3 0.24
 WGc (g/d) 81.4 82.4 84.0 83.9 1.2 0.10
 FCRc 1.56 1.53 1.50 1.49 0.04 0.31
28–42 d
 FIc (g/d) 210 209 209 207 1.7 0.19
 WGc (g/d) 99.5 100 100.5 101.5 1.0 0.14
 FCRc 2.11 2.09 2.08 2.04 0.06 0.21
1–42 d
 FIc (g/d) 127 126 125 123 1.0 0.33
 WGc (g/d) 69.4 69.2 69.4 69.1 0.9 0.21
 FCRc 1.83 1.82 1.80 1.78 0.02 0.25
  1. aControl = basal diet; O1, O2, and O3 groups = basal diet with 50, 80, and 100 mg/kg ORI, respectively
  2. bStandard error of the mean based on pooled estimate of variation
  3. cFI = feed intake; WG = weight gain; FCR = feed conversion ratio