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Table 2 Growth performance of broiler chicken infected with E. coli and fed on agrimos® at 35 days (n = 30)

From: Impact of dietary Mannan-oligosaccharide and β-Glucan supplementation on growth, histopathology, E-coli colonization and hepatic transcripts of TNF-α and NF- ϰB of broiler challenged with E. coli O78

Control noninfectedControl infectedAgrimos® noninfectedAgrimos® infected
Initial body weight (g/chick)45.33 ± 0.88a45 ± 1.00a45.67 ± 0.88a45.67 ± 1.20a
Final body weight (g/bird)1544.33 ± 1.76b1358.67 ± 2.03c1736.33 ± 2.33a1547.00 ± 1.73b
Total Weight gain (g/bird)1499 ± 1.53b1313.67 ± 2.19c1690.67 ± 1.45a1501.33 ± 0.67b
FCR value1.67 ± 0.005b1.87 ± 0.006a1.54 ± 0.003c1.66 ± 0.003b
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± standard errors. Means in the same row (a-c) with different letters significantly differ at (p ≤ 0.05)