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Table 2 Effect of oridonin on growth performance of broilers challenged with S. pullorum

From: Effect of dietary oridonin supplementation on growth performance, gut health, and immune response of broilers infected with Salmonella pullorum

Items Dietb SEMc P-value
CON SCC O1 O2 O3
BWGa, g/bird
 d 1 to 7 95.5 94.8 96.7 104.1 110.6 2.02 0.578
 d 8 to 14 189.4 178.8 192.1 195.4 196.4 2.48 0.297
 d 15 to 21 336.2 334.8 338.7 342.7 342.9 2.20 0.948
FIa, g/bird
 d 1 to 7 113.2 114.7 108.3 114.5 119.5 2.75 0.767
 d 8 to 14 276.5 273.5 278.6 277.4 276.9 7.23 0.998
 d 15 to 21 556.5 572.6 548.6 552.3 552.2 7.23 0.768
FCRa, g feed intake/g weight gain
 d 1 to 7 1.19 1.21 1.12 1.10 1.08 0.03 0.878
 d 8 to 14 1.46 1.55 1.45 1.42 1.41 0.05 0.908
 d 15 to 21 1.65 1.71 1.62 1.61 1.61 0.03 0.815
Mortality, %
 d 1 to 21 1.14 4.57 2.03 1.49 1.28 1.05 0.583
  1. aBWG = Body weight gain; FI = feed intake; FCR = feed conversion ratio
  2. bCON = nonchallenge control, SCC = Salmonella-challenged control, O1 = S. pullorum challenge fed the basal diet plus 50 mg/kg ORI; O2 = S. pullorum challenge fed the basal diet plus 80 mg/kg ORI, O3 = S. pullorum challenge fed the basal diet plus 100 mg/kg ORI
  3. cSEM = standard error of mean