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Table 2 Changes of body weight and organ index between ascites and healthy broilers (nā€‰=ā€‰8)

From: Changes of hepatic biochemical parameters and proteomics in broilers with cold-induced ascites

Items BW (kg) LI LUI HI AHI
Healthy 2.14* 2.62 0.24 0.49 22.2
Ascites 1.65 3.08* 0.25 0.60* 29.1*
SEM 0.09 0.09 0.01 0.02 1.45
p-value 0.003 0.006 NS 0.003 0.009
  1. BW: Body weight, LI: Liver index, LUI: Lung index, HI: Heart index, AHI: Ascites heart index. *P<0.05.