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Table 2 Effect of dietary vitamin E and/or selenium supplementation on the body weight gain (g) of broilers

From: The impact of vitamin E and/or selenium dietary supplementation on growth parameters and expression levels of the growth-related genes in broilers

Control Vit. E Se Vit. E + Se
1 week 93.07±2.01 c 104.40±1.06 ab 102.67±2.36 b 111.87±3.82 a
2 weeks 193.73±1.55c 232.00±1.15b 202.00±1.15c 260.67±5.17a
3 weeks 344.80±2.57c 353.33±2.33b 372.33±1.20a 326.67±1.33d
4 weeks 416.80±4.01c 459.33±2.03b 460.67±5.21 b 529.33±1.76 a
5 weeks 586.40±3.27c 653.33±4.91 b 536.33±4.48 d 613.33±1.67a
Total BWG 1634.80 ±1.06d 1802.40 ±2.71b 1674.00 ±1.36c 1841.87± 3.91 a
  1. Values are means ± standard error. Mean values with different letters at the same row significantly at (P≤0.05). Vit. E= group supplemented with vitamin E; Se= group supplemented with selenium; Vit. E + Se=group supplemented with vitamin E and selenium