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Table 6 pH, water activity, color and texture values of nuggets of leg and breast meat of broilers fed on extruded flaxseed meal supplemented diet

From: Impact of extruded flaxseed meal supplemented diet on growth performance, oxidative stability and quality of broiler meat and meat products

Treatment Breast meat nuggets Leg meat nuggets
 pH 0 day 10 day 20 day 30 day Mean 0 day 10 day 20 day 30 day Mean
T 0 6.69±0.03 6.63±0.02 6.60±0.02 6.56±0.07 6.62±0.05ab 6.64±0.05 6.64± 0.06 6.63±0.02 6.59±0.04 6.6267±0.02 a
T 1 6.64±0.07 6.60±0.05 6.58±0.07 6.53±0.05 6.58± 0.04b 6.66±0.06 6.61±0.03 6.58±0.07 6.50±0.03 6.5883±0.06ab
T 2 6.77±0.11 6.64±0.05 6.62±0.02 6.61±0.04 6.66±0.07a 6.64±0.07 6.62±0.02 6.55±.0.09 6.50±0.02 6.5783±0.06 b
T 3 6.71±0.11 6.66±0.07 6.57±0.07 6.54±0.03 6.62±0.07ab 6.65±0.04 6.59±0.05 6.58±0.06 6.49±0.03 6.5750±0.06 b
Mean 6.70±0.05a 6.63±0.02b 6.59±0.02bc 6.56±0.03c   6.65±0.01a 6.62±0.02ab 6.59±0.03b 6.52±0.c  
Water activity
T 0 0.683±0.005 0.667±0.002 0.663±0.005 0.655±0.004 0.6669±0.01a 0.671±0.003 0.670±0.004 0.660±0.004 0.654±0.002 0.6638±0.008a
T 1 0.678±0.004 0.672±0.003 0.670±0.005 0.647±0.005 0.6668±0.01a 0.664±0.004 0.660±0.005 0.658±0.004 0.648±0.002 0.6575±0.006b
T 2 0.673±0.005 0.668±0.005 0.662±0.007 0.659±0.003 0.6657±0.00a 0.659±0.005 0.656±0.004 0.650±0.004 0.646±0.005 0.6528±0.005c
T 3 0.676±0.004 0.661±0.004 0.655±0.004 0.643±0.003 0.6589±0.013b 0.656±0.03 0.655±0.003 0.649±0.004 0.644±0.006 0.6510±0.005c
Mean 0.6777±0.004A 0.6672±0.00B 0.6627±0.00C 0.6508±0.0D   0.6626±0.0A 0.6602±0.00A 0.6541±0.5B 0.6482±0.04C  
Color
T 0 115±4 111±4 110±2 102±4 109.75±5a 125±3 120±3 111±3 106±3 115.83± 9a
T 1 110±3 103±3 102±2 99±1 103.50±5b 122±2 119±4 110±3 100±2 112.67±10b
T 2 111±5 106±4 98±3 95±3 102.58±7b 121±3 117±3 106±3 100±3 110.92±10bc
T 3 107±3 105±2 92±3 90±2 98.67±9 c 119±1 118±3 104±2 99±1 109.92±10c
Mean 110.92±3 A 106.33±3B 100.67±8C 96.58±5 D   121.83±3 A 118.42±1 B 107.50± 3 C 101.58± 3D  
Texture
T 0 985.47±4.90 986.83±4.31 988.53±5.68 991.10±4.09 987.98±2.42A 969.3±3.4 973.9±3.1 976.7±4.0 978.3±3.2 974.57±3.9AB
T 1 984.33±5.06 984.83±5.41 985.60±4.90 991.37±3.00 986.53±3.26A 974.8±3.9 976.6±4.6 977.5±4.2 979.1±3.8 977.00±1.8A
T 2 979.37±4.16 981.97±3.0 986.40±5.47 992.90±4.37 985.16±5.9 A 971.6±3.6 976.0±4.8 978.4±4.3 980.0±4.4 976.49±3.6AB
T 3 983.73±4.92 984.53±4.4 986.33±5.65 994.33±3.74 987.23±4.85A 968.9±3.6 970.0±3.0 974.7±3.3 979.6±5.0 973.30±4.9B
  1. Values are mean of three replicates ± SD. Means followed by different letters are significant different (p<0.05).