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Table 2 Differences in body measurements between Jumbo and Grey Japanese quail strains

From: Genetic and physiological variation in two strains of Japanese quail

Indices Body length (cm) Chest length (cm) Chest girth (cm) Thigh length (cm) Thigh girth (cm) Drumstick length (cm) Drumstick girth (cm)
Quail strain Gender
Jumbo Male 13.100 9.250 17.50 4.250 7.500 6.750 6.650
Jumbo Female 13.000 9.175 17.75 4.625 7.650 6.750 6.875
Gray Male 12.350 8.700 16.75 3.850 7.000 6.100 6.250
Gray Female 12.250 9.150 16.50 4.250 6.350 5.500 6.350
SEM   0.138 0.178 0.214 0.130 0.203 0.195 0.108
Quail strain
 Jumbo   13.050a 9.213 17.625a 4.438 7.575a 6.750a 6.762a
 Gray   12.300b 8.925 16.625b 4.050 6.675b 5.800b 6.300b
 SEM   0.127 0.320 0.239 0.169 0.225 0.193 0.123
Gender
 Male   12.725 8.975 17.125 4.050 7.250 6.425 6.450
 Female   12.625 9.163 17.125 4.438 7.000 6.125 6.612
SEM   0.110 0.277 0.207 0.146 0.195 0.167 0.106
Source of variation, p value
 Quail strain 0.004 0.522 0.020 0.133 0.023 0.010 0.029
 Gender 0.575 0.673 1.000 0.133 0.433 0.285 0.356
 Quail strain × gender 0.970 0.558 0.460 0.957 0.228 0.285 0.714
  1. Means in the same column within each classification bearing different letters are significantly different
  2. SEM Standard error of means
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