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Table 1 The effect of Bacillus velezensis on the production performance of laying hens

From: Effect of Bacillus velezensis to substitute in-feed antibiotics on the production, blood biochemistry and egg quality indices of laying hens

Treatment

Control group

Antibiotic group

Experiment group I

Experiment group II

AEPR (%)

78.889 ± 0.007c

84.596 ± 0.006a

80.827 ± 0.005b

81.905 ± 0.006b

AEW (g)

61.972 ± 0.150a

61.045 ± 0.277b

60.362 ± 0.140c

61.192 ± 0.111b

ADFI (g)

110.608 ± 0.368d

113.830 ± 0.257a

112.546 ± 0.281b

111.435 ± 0.229c

FCR

2.295 ± 0.022

2.241 ± 0.020

2.323 ± 0.017

2.257 ± 0.021a

  1. AEW Average egg weight, ADFI Asverage daily feed intake, FCR Feed conversion ratio
  2. a, b, c, d different lower case superscript showed significant difference in a row (< 0.05)