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Table 2 Effects of copper supplementation on organ indexes in growing-furring male mink

From: Effects of dietary copper on organ indexes, tissular Cu, Zn and Fe deposition and fur quality of growing-furring male mink (Mustela vison)

Treatments Liver (g/kg) Spleen (g/kg) Heart (g/kg) Kidney (g/kg)
Control 31.28 3.78 6.5 3.55
Cu6 31.47 3.86 6.2 3.75
Cu12 31.47 4.00 5.8 4.58
Cu24 32.41 4.04 6.5 3.44
Cu48 33.33 3.81 7.4 3.61
Cu96 33.10 4.09 5.9 4.19
Cu192 34.63 3.92 6.2 3.52
SEM 0.32 0.11 0.15 0.13
p value Linear 0.078 0.615 0.681 0.535
Quad 0.400 0.647 0.561 0.442
  1. Notes: Data are expressed as Least Squares Means with pooled SEM; n = 8 per treatment.