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Table 2 Effect of enzyme1 supplementation in poultry diet on performance2

From: Supplementation of amylase combined with glucoamylase or protease changes intestinal microbiota diversity and benefits for broilers fed a diet of newly harvested corn

Treatments BWG, g AFI, g FCR
5-16 d 17-23 d 5-16 d 17-23 d 5-16 d 17-23 d
Control 295 272 447 843 1.52 1.51
Enzyme A 303 247 458 845 1.51 1.56
Enzyme B 313 280 464 897 1.48 1.51
Enzyme C 318 277 461 887 1.45 1.48
Enzyme D 310 242 456 850 1.47 1.55
Enzyme E 313 255 454 859 1.45 1.52
SEM 4.0 5.0 4.6 4.6 0.017 0.024
P-value 0.527 0.061 0.877 0.416 0.794 0.769
  1. 1Enzyme A (1,500 U/g α-amylase; Enzyme B (Enzyme A + 300 U/g amylopectase + 20,000 U/g glucoamylase); Enzyme C (Enzyme B + protease 10,000 U/g); Enzyme D (Enzyme C + 15,000 U/g xylanase); Enzyme E (Enzyme D + 200 U/g cellulase + 1,000 U/g pectinase)
  2. 2ABW Average body weight, BWG Body weight gain, AFI Average feed intake, FCR Feed conversion ratio