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Table 2 Effect of dietary L-lysine·H2SO4 levels on performance of broiler chickens1

From: Effects of L-lysine·H2SO4 product on the intestinal morphology and liver pathology using broiler model

Items Dietary L-lysine·H2SO4 levels, % SEM P-value
0 1 4 7 10 ANOVA Linear Quadratic
D 1 to 21
 Average daily feed intake, g 43.0a 42.7a 32.9b 13.5c 6.5d 0.66 < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
 Average daily gain, g 32.7a 32.7a 22.6b 6.0c 1.5d 0.77 < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
 Feed conversion ratio 1.3d 1.3d 1.5c 2.3b 4.4a 0.06 < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
D 22 to 35
 Average daily feed intake, g 111.3a 109.2a 56.5b 24.7c 10.8d 2.00 < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
 Average daily gain, g 67.0a 65.6a 19.5b 6.3c 1.9d 1.52 < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
 Feed conversion ratio 1.7d 1.7d 3.0c 4.1b 6.0a 0.26 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01
D 1 to 35
 Average daily feed intake, g 70.3a 69.3a 42.4b 18.0c 8.2d 1.00 < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
 Average daily gain, g 46.4a 45.9a 21.4b 6.1c 1.6d 0.83 <0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
 Feed conversion ratio 1.5d 1.5d 2.1c 3.0b 5.1a 0.12 < 0.01 <0.01 < 0.01
  1. 1Means in the same row with different superscripts significantly differ from one another (P < 0.05). SEM standard error of the mean; n = 8/diet