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Table 4 Effects of dietary treatments on blood biochemical characteristics of broilers

From: Effects of feed form and feed particle size with dietary L- threonine supplementation on performance, carcass characteristics and blood biochemical parameters of broiler chickens

Treatment Cholesterol Triglyceride Glucose LDL HDL VLDL
  (mg/dl)
Feed form       
  Mash 128.8 94.7b 232.9 67.1 43.2 18.9b
  Pellet 129.5 133.9a 258.8 68.8 41.5 26.6a
Feed size       
  Course 137.7 119.2 259.6 68.7 43.6 23.7
  Fine 120.6 109.4 232.5 67.2 41.0 21.8
L-threonine       
  + 125.6 87.7b 237.3 68.2 42.7 17.5b
  - 132.7 140.9a 254.5 67.6 42.0 28.1a
  SEM 7.96 9.80 16.03 2.33 1.44 1.98
Interaction effects
  Probability value
A × B 0.53 0.38 0.96 0.44 0.77 0.37
A × C 0.10 1.00 0.83 0.06 0.15 0.97
B × C 0.45 0.68 0.60 0.86 0.60 0.66
A × B × C 0.41 0.13 0.80 0.67 0.84 0.12
  1. a-bMeans without a common superscripts in per column are significantly different (P < 0.05).
  2. A: feed form; B: feed size; C: L-threonine.