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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)