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Table 3 Effect of benzoic acid on growth performance in young pigs

From: Effects of benzoic acid (VevoVitall®) on the performance and jejunal digestive physiology in young pigs

Items Control Benzoic acid SEM P-value
Initial weight,kg 18.74 18.75 0.07 0.974
14 d weight,kg 27.02b 28.79a 0.12 0.004
Average daily gain,g 595b 718a 8.01 0.012
Average daily feed intake,g 1035b 1190a 12.22 0.005
Feed: gain ratio 1.76 1.66 0.02 0.204
  1. Mean values with their standard errors, n = 10
  2. a-b Within a row, means with different superscripts differ (P < 0.05)