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Table 4 Carcass yield and breast meat yield of the birds fed with the experimental diets (hydroxychloride trace minerals, HTM and sulphate trace minerals, STM) in high and low dosages

From: Hydroxychloride trace minerals have a positive effect on growth performance, carcass quality and impact ileal and cecal microbiota in broiler chickens

  STM HTM P-value
  High Low High Low Source Level Source×Level
Carcass yield, % of body weight 66.8 ± 0.19 66.5 ± 0.22 67.2 ± 0.22 66.9 ± 0.29 0.1239 0.1956 0.8997
Breast meat yield, % of carcass weight 27.8 ± 0.21 27.3 ± 0.23 28.1 ± 0.23 27.4 ± 0.26 0.3906 0.0171 0.5172
  1. P-values below 0.1 are bolded