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Table 4 Growth performance of broilers fed the experimental diets containing expeller-extracted canola meal (EECM) or solvent extracted canola meal (SECM) levels at 0, 100, 200 g/kg

From: Determination of ileal digestible and apparent metabolizable energy contents of expeller-extracted and solvent-extracted canola meals for broiler chickens by the regression method

Item 0 EECM SECM SEM P value
100 200 100 200 La Qa Lb Qb
Initial body weight (g) 400 400 400 401 400 0.5 0.858 0.608 0.744 0.273
Final body weight (g) 762 768 724 766 737 14.2 0.077 0.179 0.223 0.367
Body weight gain (g/7 day/bird) 362 368 324 365 337 14.0 0.074 0.168 0.221 0.380
Feed intake (g/7 day/bird) 558 526 514 531 525 19.1 0.124 0.694 0.248 0.661
Feed efficiency (g/kg) 655 699 635 689 642 25.2 0.589 0.099 0.707 0.196
  1. Values are means of five replicate cages with six birds per cage
  2. SEM standard error of the mean
  3. aLinear (L) and quadratic (Q) contrasts for the EECM
  4. bLinear (L) and quadratic (Q) contrasts for the SECM