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Table 1 Chemical composition of experimental diets

From: Effect of dietary supplementation with yeast cell wall extracts on performance and gut response in broiler chickens

Period of administration 1–14 d 15–28 d 29–44 d
Diet Control Yeasta Control Yeastb Control Yeastc
Dry matter, g/kg 899 897 887 893 889 894
Crude protein, g/kg DM 231 236 221 214 183 183
Ether extract, g/kg DM 52.6 52.4 70.6 77.0 63.1 65.8
Crude fibre, g/kg DM 17.2 18.0 18.0 20.6 17.5 16.0
Ash, g/kg DM 74.3 71.3 74.7 78.1 62.9 61.5
N-free extracts, g/kg DM 625 623 616 611 674 674
  1. aIt contains 250 mg/kg of Safmannan® as source of YCW extracts
  2. bIt contains 500 mg/kg of Safmannan® as source of YCW extracts
  3. cIt contains 250 mg/kg of Safmannan® as source of YCW extracts