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Table 6 Metals contents (mg/kg dry matter) in chicken breast meat, 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 4.88 0.55 0.01 0.001 7.25 0.82 0.44 0.04
Basal diet, minerals and 2% Sage Sa 4.44 0.61 0.03 0.003 7.49 0.73 0.74 0.09
Basal diet, minerals and 2% St. John's wort Jo 4.06 0.55 0.01 0.001 6.66 0.72 0.57 0.07
Basal diet, minerals and 2% Small-flowered Willowherb Wi 3.10 0.43 0.01 0.001 5.80 0.65 0.34 0.03
Basal diet and minerals Min 3.67 0.34 0.02 0.002 7.02 0.75 0.50 0.04
Only basal diet (control) B 2.81 0.24 0.01 0.001 5.64 0.63 0.30 0.02