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Table 1 Diet composition and nutrient levels

From: In vivo and in vitro protective effect of arginine against intestinal inflammatory response induced by Clostridium perfringens in broiler chickens

Items Control diet l-arginine-supplemented diet
Ingredient, g/kg (unless otherwise indicated)
 Corn 582.8 582.8
 Soybean meal, 44% CP 291.1 291.1
 Corn gluten meal 50.0 50.0
 Soybean oil 25.0 25.0
 Dicalcium phosphate 19.2 19.2
 Limestone 8.9 8.9
 Sodium chloride 3.0 3.0
 Choline chloride, 50% 2.5 2.5
 Mineral premixa 2.0 2.0
d,l-Methionine, 98% 2.6 2.6
l-Lys-HCl, 98% 2.4 2.4
 Vitamin premixb 0.3 0.3
 Ethoxyquin, 33% 0.2 0.2
l-Arg 0.0 4.0
l-Ala 10.0 6.0
Nutrient levelc, g/kg (unless otherwise indicated)
 ME, Mcal/kg 2.98 2.98
 CP 219.4 219.4
 Ca 10.0 10.0
 Non-phytate phosphorus 4.5 4.5
 Lys, measured value 13.6 13.9
 Met 5.9 5.9
 Thr, measured value 8.6 8.8
 Arg, measured value 14.2 17.2
  1. aSupplied per kilogram of complete feed: Mn, 100 mg; Fe, 80 mg; Zn, 75 mg; Cu, 8 mg; I, 0.35 mg; and Se, 0.15 mg
  2. bSupplied per kilogram of complete feed: vitamin A, 12,500 IU; vitamin D3, 2500 IU; vitamin E, 30 IU; vitamin K3, 2.65 mg; vitamin B1, 2 mg; vitamin B2, 6 mg; vitamin B5, 12 mg; vitamin B12, 0.025 mg; niacin, 50 mg; folic acid, 1.25 mg and biotin, 0.0325 mg
  3. cCalculated composition, unless otherwise indicated