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Table 4 Metals contents (mg/kg dry matter) in meat from chicken legs, 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 10.54 1.11 0.14 0.03 16.37 1.55 0.54 0.06
Basal diet, minerals and 2% Sage Sa 15.62 1.73 0.33 0.05 15.32 2.02 0.62 0.07
Basal diet, minerals and 2% St. John's wort Jo 12.49 1.22 0.17 0.03 16.09 1.57 0.33 0.03
Basal diet, minerals and 2% Small-flowered Willowherb Wi 12.71 1.11 0.40 0.03 19.09 2.05 0.48 0.05
Basal diet and minerals Min 12.85 1.11 0.36 0.03 11.00 1.51 0.33 0.03
Only basal diet (control) B 6.94 0.58 0.15 0.02 9.00 1.11 0.25 0.02