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Table 7 Mineral composition and breaking strength of hentibias influenced by different dietary phosphorus levels

From: Effect of dietary nonphytate phosphorus on laying performance and small intestinal epithelial phosphate transporter expression in Dwarf pink-shell laying hens

Nonphytate phosphorus, % Tibia ash1, % Tibia phosphorus*, % Tibia calcium*, % Tibia breaking strength, N
0.20 47.85 16.05 36.12 182.58
0.25 50.67 16.29 36.21 180.66
0.30 51.21 16.75 36.98 231.18
0.35 50.54 16.44 36.17 213.08
0.40 49.79 16.06 35.36 196.88
SEM 0.53 0.13 0.36 7.40
P-value 0.295 0.411 0.786 0.176
Linear 0.330 0.857 0.577 0.229
Quadratic 0.070 0.073 0.303 0.114
  1. 1Results are expressed on a dry, defatted weight basis of tibia.
  2. *Results are expressed on an ash weight basis of tibia.