Skip to main content

Table 1 Body weight

From: Effects of dietary supplementation of nickel and nickel-zinc on femoral bone structure in rabbits

Day 0 7 14 21 28 35 42 49 56 63 70 77 84 90
Group 1 3.73 3.89 4.04 4.11 4.14 4.19 4.27 4.28 4.34 4.10 4.06 4.11 4.01 3.97
Group 2 3.95 4.08 4.29 4.35 4.42 4.53 4.61 4.67 4.81 4.59 4.61 4.71 4.62 4.61
Group 3 3.65 3.80 3.95 3.97 4.00 4.05 4.08 4.08 4.14 4.05 4.02 4.14 3.97 3.98
  1. Differences were not significant (P > 0.05)
  2. Average development in body weight (kg) in 3 groups of rabbits (n = 5 per group) receiving either 35 g NiCl2 per 100 kg of mixture (group 1), 35 g NiCl2 and 30 g ZnCl2 per 100 kg of mixture (group 2) or no additional Ni or Zn (group 3).