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Table 1 Composition and nutrient levels of the basal diet (fed-basis)

From: Effect of dietary canthaxanthin and 25-hydroxycholecalciferol supplementation on the performance of duck breeders under two different vitamin regimens

Item, % Amount
Ingredient  
     Corn 24.4
     Soybean meal, 43 % 22.0
     Wheat flour 20.0
     Rice bran 15.0
     Rice bran meal 2.9
     Rapeseed meal 5.0
     Meat and bone meal 3.5
     Calcium carbonate 6.3
     L-Lysine-H2SO4 0.13
     D, L-methionine 0.12
     Sodium chloride 0.3
     Choline chloride, 50 % 0.1
     Premixa, b 0.25
Analyzed nutrient content  
     CP 20.68
     Calcium 3.020
     Total phosphorus 0.810
     DM 86.73
Calculated nutrient content  
     ME, MJ/kg 11.00
     Nonphytate phosphorus 0.303
     Lysine 1.087
     Methionine 0.446
     Methionine + Cystine 0.705
     Threonine 0.749
     Tryptophan 0.263
  1. a Supplied per kilogram of diet: copper, 12 mg; iron, 70 mg; zinc, 80 mg; manganese, 100 mg; selenium, 0.25 mg; iodine, 0.2 mg
  2. b Supplied per kilogram of diet. REGULAR vitamin premix: vitamin A, 10,000 IU; vitamin D3, 3,000 IU; vitamin K3, 5 mg; vitamin E, 30 mg; vitamin B1, 4 mg; vitamin B2, 6 mg; vitamin B6, 4 mg; vitamin B12, 0.015 mg; nicotine acid, 50 mg; pantothenic acid, 15; biotin, 0 mg; folic acid, 1 mg. HIGH vitamin premix: vitamin A, 15,000 IU; vitamin D3, 4,000 IU; vitamin K3, 5 mg; vitamin E, 100 mg; vitamin B1, 5 mg; vitamin B2, 16 mg; vitamin B6, 5 mg; vitamin B12, 0.025 mg; nicotine acid, 60 mg; pantothenic acid, 20; biotin, 0.2 mg; folic acid, 2.5 mg