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Table 1 Bodyweight, liver weight, and abdominal fat weight of offspring

From: Paternal weight of ducks may have an influence on offspring’ small intestinal function and cecal microorganisms

   Group 2 W 5 W 10 W
Male Body weight(g) H 433.90 ± 22.45 1893.00 ± 79.19 3130.20 ± 223.48
L 431.24 ± 25.69 1799.60 ± 142.60 3002.00 ± 90.94
  P value 0.87 0.92 0.65
Liver weight(g) H 15.66 ± 0.80 46.74 ± 4.44 65.52 ± 14.00
L 20.54 ± 2.24 46.72 ± 3.74 61.70 ± 15.77
  P value 0.01 0.59 0.17
Abdominal fat weight(g) H 1.30 ± 0.32 22.42 ± 3.84 51.10 ± 28.68
L 0.76 ± 0.31 18.28 ± 4.70 32.06 ± 7.28
  P value 0.03 0.99 0.38
Female Body weight(g) H 458.26 ± 6.57 1396.60 ± 132.74 2777.80 ± 204.09
  L 437.54 ± 22.22 1766.40 ± 121.82 2720.80 ± 153.20
  P value 0.08 0.03 0.58
Liver weight(g) H 18.02 ± 2.36 49.84 ± 6.53 48.98 ± 5.56
  L 18.06 ± 1.72 49.34 ± 4.56 54.16 ± 15.02
  P value 0.84 0.49 0.19
Abdominal weight(g) H 1.34 ± 0.29 20.72 ± 5.95 59.44 ± 14.04
  L 1.30 ± 0.48 16.16 ± 4.28 49.74 ± 12.74
  P value 0.88 0.13 0.39
  1. Note: H refers to group H, L refers to group L, 2 W refers to 2 weeks of age; 5 W refers to 5 weeks of age; 10 W refers to 10 weeks of age