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Table 1 Ingredient composition and nutrient content of a basal starter diet used in the experiment on as-fed basis

From: Evaluation of curcumin and copper acetate against Salmonella Typhimurium infection, intestinal permeability, and cecal microbiota composition in broiler chickens

Item Corn soybean-based diet
Ingredients, %
 Corn 57.34
 Soybean meal 34.66
 Poultry fat 3.45
 Dicalcium phosphate 1.86
 Calcium carbonate 0.99
 Salt 0.38
DL-Methionine 0.33
L-Lysine HCl 0.31
 Threonine 0.16
 Vitamin premixa 0.20
 Mineral premixb 0.10
 Choline chloride 60% 0.20
Calculated analysis
 Metabolizable energy, kcal/kg 3035
 Crude protein, % 22.16
 Ether extract, % 5.68
 Lysine, % 1.35
 Methionine, % 0.64
 Methionine + cystine, % 0.99
 Threonine, % 0.92
 Tryptophan, % 0.28
 Total calcium, % 0.90
 Available phosphorus, % 0.45
Determined analysis
 Crude protein, % 21.15
 Ether extract, % 6.05
 Calcium, % 0.94
 Phosphorus, % 0.73
  1. aVitamin premix supplied per kg of diet: retinol, 6 mg; cholecalciferol, 150 μg; DL-α-tocopherol, 67.5 mg; menadione, 9 mg; thiamine, 3 mg; riboflavin, 12 mg; pantothenic acid, 18 mg; niacin, 60 mg; pyridoxine, 5 mg; folic acid, 2 mg; biotin, 0.3 mg; cyanocobalamin, 0.4 mg
  2. bMineral premix supplied per kg of diet: Mn, 120 mg; Zn, 100 mg; Fe, 120 mg; copper, 10 to 15 mg; iodine, 0.7 mg; selenium, 0.2 mg; and cobalt, 0.2 mg
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