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Table 3 The effect of dietary supplementation of NSP-degrading enzymes, LYSO, CreAMINO® and their combinations on the economic efficiency of the experimental diets:

From: Are the energy matrix values of the different feed additives in broiler chicken diets could be summed?

Parameter T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 T6 T7 SEM P-value
Final BW (kg) 2.18d 2.27 cd 2.36bc 2.45ab 2.51a 2.49ab 2.27 cd 0.02 0.001
Feed cost (LE) 14.76 14.52 15.06 14.22 15.20 14.57 14.44 0.12 0.290
Total cost (LE) 22.26 22.02 22.56 21.72 22.70 22.07 21.94 0.12 0.290
Total return/bird(LE) 39.38d 40.95 cd 42.55bc 44.27ab 45.34a 44.84ab 40.95 cd 0.40 0.001
Net profit (LE) 17.12c 18.92bc 19.29b 22.55a 22.64a 22.76a 19.00bc 0.40 0.001
E. EF.* 1.16c 1.30bc 1.32b 1.58a 1.49a 1.56a 1.31bc 0.03 0.001
Feed cost/kg gain 6.89a 6.65a 6.74a 6.14bc 6.13bc 5.95c 6.47ab 0.07 0.001
PI (%) $ 124.39c 131.28bc 137.20b 153.79a 156.96a 160.54a 134.74bc 2.42 0.001
  1. *Economic efficiency, $ Performance index. LE: Egyptian pound.
  2. a,b,c,d Means within the same row carrying different superscripts are significantly different at (P < 0.05).
  3. T1: Control group "basal diet with no additives (breeder recommendation (BR)). T2: Basal diet minus 100 kcal/kg supplemented with 0.02% NSP-degrading enzymes (NSP). T3: Basal diet minus 50 kcal/kg supplemented with 0.025% emulsifier (LYSOFORTE®). T4: Basal diet minus 50 kcal/kg supplemented with 0.06% guanidinoacetic acid (CreAMINO®). T5: Basal diet minus 150 kcal/kg supplemented with a mixture of NSP and LYSOFORTE® (NSPL), T6: Basal diet minus 100 kcal/kg supplemented with a mixture of NSP and CreAMINO® (NSPC). T7: Basal diet minus 200 kcal/kg supplemented with a mixture of NSP, LYSO, and CreAMINO® (NSPLC).