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Table 3 Effect of extruded rice bran on P availability, tibial weight and ash, and organ weights in broiler chicks

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

  Diets Statistics
Items T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 SEM p-value
P availability (%) 48.26a 37.44c 35.06c 46.29a 42.54b 2.812 <0.0001
Tibial weighte 0.34 0.36 0.35 0.34 0.35 0.022 0.5457
Tibial ashf 47.83a 43.81c 40.40d 47.85a 45.96b 1.312 <0.0001
Organse        
Heart 0.51c 0.57ab 0.58a 0.50c 0.53bc 0.032 0.0034
Liver 2.20 2.29 2.34 2.25 2.21 0.111 0.2981
Pancreas 0.22c 0.27b 0.30a 0.23c 0.22c 0.011 <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−dMeans in the same row with different letters differ significantly (p < 0.05)
  3. ePercentage of live body weight
  4. fPercentage of dry bone weight