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Table 4 Effect of synbiotics treatment injected in ovo on d 12 of incubation on the length and on the weight of intestine of broiler chickens

From: The impact of synbiotic administration through in ovo technology on the microstructure of a broiler chicken small intestine tissue on the 1st and 42nd day of rearing

Item Day
1 42
Length of intestine, cm Duodenum Control 9.60 ± 0.24Aa 28.67 ± 0.73b
SYN 1 9.03 ± 0.24a 31.37 ± 0.59a
SYN 2 8.28 ± 0.19Bb 30.10 ± 0.96ab
Jejunum Control 17.20 ± 0.65 64.00 ± 1.93b
SYN 1 16.60 ± 0.65 70.20 ± 2.34a
SYN 2 17.27 ± 0.49 68.50 ± 1.86ab
Ileum Control 15.60 ± 0.41 60.80 ± 1.73b
SYN 1 14.77 ± 0.55 68.30 ± 2.03a
SYN 2 14.54 ± 0.47 66.47 ± 2.15a
Weight of intestine, g Duodenum Control 0.44 ± 0.01a 17.44 ± 0.36B
SYN 1 0.41 ± 0.01ab 19.38 ± 0.39A
SYN 2 0.38 ± 0.02b 17.22 ± 0.45B
Jejunum Control 0.47 ± 0.03 45.31 ± 1.39AB
SYN 1 0.43 ± 0.02 48.12 ± 2.19A
SYN 2 0.44 ± 0.01 40.61 ± 1.72B
Ileum Control 0.36 ± 0.02 39.25 ± 1.37
SYN 1 0.32 ± 0.02 41.45 ± 2.65
SYN 2 0.32 ± 0.01 35.98 ± 1.86
  1. a-bDifference (P ≤ 0.05), A-Bdifference (P ≤ 0.01) between treatments (vertical), Means ± SEM representing 15 birds. SYN 1 - L. salivarius IBB3154 + Bi2tos, Clasado Ltd., SYN 2 - L. plantarum IBB3036 + lupin RFOs