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Table 2 Body weight, egg production and egg quality of low- and high-yielding Changshun green-shell laying hen

From: Transcriptome analysis of ovary tissues from low- and high-yielding Changshun green-shell laying hens

  Treatment Sig
LP HP
Initial body weight (g) 1.46 ± 0.08 1.27 ± 0.13 NS
Final body weight (g) 1.54 ± 0.07 1.26 ± 0.15 *
Laying rate (%) 68.00 ± 5.56 93.67 ± 7.09 **
Egg weight (g) 46.91 ± 0.45 45.04 ± 1.02 *
Eggshell thickness (mm) 0.30 ± 0.02 0.29 ± 0.06 *
Shell strength (N/cm2) 39.22 ± 0.30 37.97 ± 0.69 *
  1. *, p < 0.05; **, p < 0.01; NS no significant difference, LP low egg production group; HP high egg production group