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Table 4 Carcass characteristics of broiler chickens

From: Effect of diets with different energy concentrations on growth performance, carcass characteristics and meat chemical composition of broiler chickens in dry tropics

  T1 T2 T3 T4 SEM
Live weight (g) 2781 2812 2879 2852 72.95
Hot carcass weight (g) 1956 2012 2068 2046 58.66
Breast weight (g) 724 745 762 744 26.72
Thigh + drumstick weight (g) 604 608 628 627 16.14
Wings weight (g) 221 218 221 225 6.18
Back weight (g) 355b 382ab 396a 412a 12.62
Back fat weight (g) 28.50 29.50 34.00 31.30 2.97
Carcass yield (%) 70.32 71.57 71.75 71.76 0.63
  1. abDifferent superscripts in a row differ (P < 0.05)