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Table 2 Metals contents (mg/kg dry matter) in chicken liver, fed with different diets

From: Effect of mineral-enriched diet and medicinal herbs on Fe, Mn, Zn, and Cu uptake in chicken

Metals/ Feeding diet Feeding diet code Fe Mn Zn Cu
   Average ± Std Average ± Std Average ± Std Average ± Std
Basal diet, minerals and 2% Lemon balm Le 45.28 4.43 6.13 0.58 22.75 2.13 4.39 0.52
Basal diet, minerals and 2% Sage Sa 58.65 6.01 7.35 0.81 28.09 3.22 7.35 0.81
Basal diet, minerals and 2% St. John's wort Jo 47.76 4.39 5.08 0.49 23.70 2.17 4.16 0.37
Basal diet, minerals and 2% Small-flowered Willowherb Wi 34.00 4.50 4.93 0.54 16.62 2.01 4.50 0.52
Basal diet and minerals Min 45.80 3.99 3.78 0.43 17.31 1.57 4.62 0.44
Only basal diet (control) B 31.00 3.11 2.69 0.25 13.64 1.16 2.96 0.36