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Table 5 The effect of dietary supplementation of AlphaGal to low energy diet on the economic efficiency of broiler chicken diets

From: Effect of dietary supplementation of alpha-galactosidase on the growth performance, ileal digestibility, intestinal morphology, and biochemical parameters in broiler chickens

Item Energy P-value AlphaGal (mg/kg diet) P-value Energy × AlphaGal P-value SEM
RED LED 0 50 RED+0 AlphaGal RED+50 AlphaGal LED+0 AlphaGal LED+50 AlphaGal
Total return (LE)/bird 45.03 42.56 0.18 42.00b 45.59a 0.04 44.42a 45.62a 39.58b 45.55a 0.02 0.908
Net profit (LE) 19.27 17.25 0.2 16.60b 19.92a 0.02 18.55a 19.99a 14.64b 19.86a 0.01 0.770
Total costs (LE) 25.75 25.31 0.39 25.40 25.66 0.62 25.87 25.64 24.93 25.69 0.62 0.248
Feed costs (LE) 18.25 17.81 0.39 17.90 18.16 0.62 18.37 18.19 17.43 18.14 0.62 0.248
Economic efficiency 1.06 0.97 0.27 0.93b 1.10a 0.01 1.01ab 1.10a 0.84b 1.09a 0.03 0.039
Feed cost/kg gain (LE) 9.34 9.66 0.31 9.82a 9.17b 0.02 9.51ab 9.16b 10.13a 9.18b 0.048 0.151
Performance index% 121.88 111.48 0.2 107.97b 125.40a 0.02 117.68a 126.08a 98.25b 124.72a 0.01 4.004
  1. a,b,c,d)Means within the same row carrying different superscripts are significantly different at (P < 0.05)
  2. RED Recommended energy diet, LED Low energy diet “–120 kcal/kg diet”