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Table 1 Effects of atmospheric ammonia on growth performance and body fat distribution in broiler chickens

From: High concentrations of atmospheric ammonia induce alterations of gene expression in the breast muscle of broilers (Gallus gallus) based on RNA-Seq

  Groups
  Control Treatment
ADG (g/d) 99.41 ± 10.08a 67.92 ± 12.68b
ADFI (g/d) 158.42 ± 5.78a 125.56 ± 1.50b
FCR (g feed/g weight gain) 1.64 ± 0.18b 1.80 ± 0.25a
Breast muscle (%) 23.61 ± 1.06 22.09 ± 2.28
Fat in breast muscle (%) 1.14 ± 0.18a 0.78 ± 0.14b
Liver (%) 19.53 ± 1.60 19.32 ± 1.90
Fat in liver (%) 5.41 ± 1.18a 3.09 ± 0.17b
Abdominal fat (%) 1.62 ± 0.10b 2.05 ± 0.45a
  1. Values within a row not sharing a common superscript letter indicate significant difference between groups at P < 0.05. Numbers are mean ± S.D
  2. ADG average daily gain, ADFI average daily feed intake, FCR feed conversion ratio
  3. a, b within a row indicate significant difference between groups at P <0.05