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Table 1 Number of embryos and chickens used in experiment

From: Selected prebiotics and synbiotics administered in ovo can modify innate immunity in chicken broilers

Time Groups and number of embryos/chickens Action
Pre1 Pre2 Syn1 Syn2 C
E12 800 live embryos
E12 160 160 160 160 160 embryos given to experimental groups and treated in ovo
D1 145 137 114 145 130 hatched chickens
D7 − 7 −7 −7 − 7 − 7 randomly selected chickens killed and used to tests
D21 −7 − 7 − 7 − 7 − 7 randomly selected chickens killed and used to tests
D35 −7 − 7 − 7 − 7 − 7 randomly selected chickens killed and used to tests
  1. C Control, Pre1 Prebiotic 1, Pre2 Prebiotic 2, Syn1 Synbiotic 1, Syn2 Synbiotic 2