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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