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Table 3 Mean values of the Air Ventilation (AV) and the Wind Chill (WC) measured with (WiB) or without (WoB) bath treatments immediately before leaving the farm. Birds were located in one of 6 different container compartments: superior front (SF), inferior front (IF), superior middle (SM), inferior middle (IM), superior rear (SR) and inferior rear (IR)

From: In-transit development of color abnormalities in turkey breast meat during winter season

  Vehicle compartments WiB WoB Average
#AV SF 3.27 3.15 3.21a
IF 1.61 1.60 1.61b
SM 0.83 0.81 0.82c
IM 0.17 0.15 0.16d
SR 0.67 0.65 0.66c
IR 0.17 0.13 0.15d
CV = 24.13% Average 1.12A 1.08A  
# WC SF 3.86 13.16 8.51c
IF 6.16 14.56 10.36ab
SM 6.66 14.89 10.77ab
IM 10.43 18.41 14.42a
SR 7.27 15.45 11.36ab
IR 10.51 18.49 14.50a
CV = 23.21% Average 7.48B 15.82A  
  1. a-cDifferent letters on the same column indicate significant differences, as measured by the Tukey test (P < 0.01). A-B Different letters on the same line indicate significant differences, as measured by the Tukey test (P < 0.01). # The analyzed variables did not exhibit interactions with each other (P ≥ 0.01). n = 32 transport journeys