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Table 1 Growth performance of chickens fed with experimental diets from 1 to 42 d of aged

From: Investigation of the immune effects of Scutellaria baicalensis on blood leukocytes and selected organs of the chicken’s lymphatic system

Parameter Dietary treatments
Control 0.5% 1.0% 1.5%
BW, g
 d 1–42 1549 ± 22a 1432 ± 39b 1626 ± 24c 1589 ± 28c
BWG, g
 d 1–42 1509 ± 29a 1394 ± 17b 1585 ± 26c 1549 ± 32c
ADFI, g/d
 d 1–42 70.83 ± 1.23a 71.02 ± 1.30a 74.54 ± 1.19b 75.38 ± 1.28b
FCR, g/g
 d 1–42 1.97a 2.12b 1.98a 2.04a
  1. a,b,cMean values within the same row not sharing a common uppercase superscript letter differ significantly (P ≤ 0.05)
  2. dBody weight (BW; g), body weight gain (BWG), average daily feed intake (ADFI; g), and feed conversion ratio (FCR; g/g) averaged over treatment period for chicken (from 1 to 42 d of age)