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Table 1 Diet composition and nutrient levels

From: Effects of age on immune function in broiler chickens

Item, g/kg (unless otherwise indicated) d 1 to 21 d 22 to 42
Ingredient
 Corn (7.8% CP) 513.8 600.2
 Soybean meal (46% CP) 407.1 255.4
 Corn protein flour 0.0 56.6
 Soybean oil 37.5 33.2
 Wheat flour 0.0 20.0
 Dicalcium phosphate 18.6 13.3
 Limestone 12.4 11.4
 Sodium chloride 3.5 3.5
DL-Methionine, (98%) 2.0 0.7
L-Lys-HCl, (98%) 0.0 1.9
 Vitamin premixa 0.3 0.3
 Mineral premixb 2.0 2.0
 Choline chloride, (50%) 2.5 1.6
 Ethoxyquin, (33%) 0.3 0.0
Nutrient levelc
 Metabolizable energy, Mcal/kg 2.93 3.10
 Crude protein 217.6 200.0
 Calcium 10.1 9.0
 Available phosphorus 4.4 3.5
 Lysine 11.4 10.0
 Methionine 5.4 4.0
  1. aSupplied per kilogram of complete feed: vitamin A, 12,500 IU; vitamin D3, 2,500 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
  2. bSupplied 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
  3. cCalculated value based on the analysis of experimental diets