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Table 3 Effects of dietary levels of mountain celery on broiler growth performance

From: Evaluation of hepatic lipogenesis and antioxidant status of broiler chickens fed mountain celery

Variable Control Mountain celery (7.5 gkg− 1) P-value
Feed intake (g/bird)
 1–21 days of age 1052 ± 8.4a 1007 ± 10.9b 0.0127
 21–42 days of age 2873 ± 44.3 2839 ± 32.4 0.5499
 1–42 days of age 3925 ± 36.1 3846 ± 28.5 0.1262
Weight gain (g/bird)
 1–21 days of age 664 ± 8.6b 704 ± 7.3 a 0.0081
 21–42 days of age 1334 ± 18.3b 1488 ± 7.1 a 0.0001
 1–42 days of age 1998 ± 10.3b 2172 ± 20.3 a 0.0001
Feed conversion ratio
 1–21 days of age 1.58 ± 0.009a 1.44 ± 0.022b 0.0002
 21–42 days of age 2.15 ± 0.008 a 1.91 ± 0.028b 0.0001
 1–42 days of age 1.96 ± 0.011 a 1.77 ± 0.026b 0.0001
  1. Means in the same row with different letters are significantly different
  2. Values are mean ± SE (n = 5)