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Table 4 Effect of dietary vitamin E and/or selenium supplementation on the FCR 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 1.29±0.06 a 1.22±0.01 a 1.29±0.02 a 1.09±0.02 b
2 weeks 1.93±0.02a 1.58±0.01c 1.85±0.00b 1.36±0.02d
3 weeks 1.90±0.01a 1.75±0.01b 1.75±0.01b 1.88±0.01a
4 weeks 1.85±0.02a 1.62±0.01c 1.72±0.01 b 1.52±0.00 d
5 weeks 1.64±0.01a 1.39±0.01 c 1.64±0.01 a 1.50±0.00b
Total FCR 1.76 0.00 a 1.54 0.03 c 1.69 0.01 b 1.53 0.03 c
  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