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Table 3 Impact of dietary lignocellulose on hen productivity

From: Lignocellulose as an insoluble fiber source in poultry nutrition: a review

Species Feed1 Age, week LC inclusion2, % Final BW3, g ADFI4, g EP5, % EW6, g Reference
Laying hen 1 30 0   126 94.7 65 [33]
1   131 95.5 66
36 0   144 93.4 66
1   144 93.7 66
Pullet 1 8–18 0 1580     [34]
1 1678    
Laying hen 1 22–31 0 1902     [34]
0.8 1919    
Pullet 1 1–8 0 766 50.6    [35]
1 776 52.4   
2 764 51.6   
Laying hen 1 18–38 0 1655c 96.3b 78.0c 55.3c [36]
0.05 1693b 98.0a 80.8b 56.4b
0.1 1719a 99.2a 81.8a 57.3a
0.2 1636c 95.4b 78.6d 54.4d
Broiler breeder hen 3 43–55 0 ~4500a7 174a 56.9b 69.9 [37]
3 ~4300b7 172b 62.9a 69.2
Dual purpose hen 1 1–22 0 1835a 61.1    [38]
10 1694b 61.2   
23–52 0 1996a 101b 63.4b 60.6a
10 1791b 107a 72.4a 58.0b
  1. 1 Feed formulation according to Fig. 1; 2 Information on the LC product used, if specified, is given in additional file 1; 3 BW = body weight; 4 ADFI = average daily feed intake; 5 EP = egg production; 6 EW = egg weight; 7 Data on BW are estimated because they were taken from a figure; a,b,c Means with different superscripts are significantly different