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Table 2 Effect of extruded rice bran on feed intake, weight gain, and feed conversion ratio (FCR) in broiler chicks

From: Effects of extrusion of rice bran on performance and phosphorous bioavailability in broiler chickens

Performance Diets Statistics
T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 SEM p-value
Feed intake (g)        
Day 8–21 633.1a 541.0b 537.3b 622.7a 605.7a 42.70 0.0031
Day 22–42 2483.1 2409.8 2425.8 2429.2 2418.7 107.74 0.5146
Day 8–42 3116.2 2950.8 2963.2 3052.0 3024.7 138.36 0.2484
Body weight gain (g)        
Day 8–21 504.1a 411.2b 402.0b 490.6a 477.1a 36.45 0.0004
Day 22–42 1102.0a 910.0b 886.2b 1071.5a 1044.5a 44.84 <0.0001
Day 8–42 1606.1a 1321.2b 1288.2b 1562.1a 1521.6a 66.72 <0.0001
FCR        
Day 8–21 1.26b 1.32a 1.34a 1.27b 1.27b 0.033 0.0041
Day 22–42 2.26b 2.65a 2.71a 2.27b 2.32b 0.090 <0.0001
Day 8–42 1.94b 2.24a 2.30a 1.96b 1.99b 0.076 <0.0001
  1. T1 control, T2 20 % raw rice bran, T3 30 % raw rice bran, T4 20 % extruded rice bran, T5 30 % extruded rice bran
  2. a−bMeans in the same row with different letters differ significantly (p < 0.05)