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Table 4 Effect of Kudzu-leaf Flavonoids supplement on jejunum and ileum morphology

From: Growth performances, gastrointestinal epithelium and bacteria responses of Yellow-feathered chickens to kudzu-leaf flavonoids supplement

Items CON KLF AGP SEM P value
Ileum Villus height (μm) 647.4 654.3 641.0 23.246 0.526
Crypt depth (μm) 82.84 77.81 78.98 11.314 0.355
Thickness (μm) 137.3 145.1 126.9 67.675 0.534
Villus/crypt 7.81b 8.41a 8.12ab 0.242 0.043
Jejunum Villus height (μm) 804.4 808.5 797.4 15.34 0.517
Crypt depth (μm) 95.32 91.73 91.01 6.21 0.198
Thickness (μm) 155.9 158.1 156.9 6.32 0.783
Villus/crypt 8.44 8.81 8.76 0.47 0.183
  1. CON the control treatment; AGP the Aureomycin supplementation treatment; KLF Kudzu-leaf flavonoids
  2. a,bmeans within a row, different letters differed significantly (P < 0.05)