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Table 1 Ingredients and nutrient composition of the experimental diets

From: Dietary supplementation of dried plum: a novel strategy to mitigate heat stress in broiler chickens

  Starter Finisher
Ingredients, % Standard With DP Standard With DP
Corn 54.86 53.36 63.14 61
SBM 39.5 38.5 29.6 29
Dried plum 0 2.5 0 2.5
Soybean oil 2 2 4.5 4.74
Limestone 1.27 1.27 0.85 0.85
Monocalcium phosphate 0.75 0.75 0.5 0.5
Lysine 0.23 0.23 0.18 0.18
Methionine 0.14 0.14 0.12 0.12
Threonine 0.2 0.2 0.16 0.16
NaCl 0.43 0.43 0.35 0.35
Sodium bicarbonate 0.12 0.12 0.1 0.1
Vitamin + Mineral mix* 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Calculated nutrient contents, %
 MEn, kcal/kg 2909 2903 3203 3207
 CP 22.09 21.96 18.07 18.08
 Ca 0.75 0.75 0.52 0.52
 Total P 0.57 0.56 0.47 0.46
 dig P 0.30 0.30 0.23 0.23
 Lysine 1.39 1.36 1.10 1.08
 Methionine 0.48 0.47 0.41 0.41
 Cystine 0.43 0.41 0.38 0.37
 Threonine 1.03 1.01 0.85 0.83
 Tryptophan 0.33 0.32 0.26 0.25
 Methionine + Cysteine 0.91 0.89 0.8 0.78
 Arginine 1.61 1.57 1.31 1.28
 Valine 1.22 1.19 1.03 1.00
 Isoleucine 0.93 0.91 0.76 0.75
 Leucine 1.89 1.84 1.63 1.59
 Choline, mg/kg 1419 1382 1200 1170
 dig Lys 1.25 1.22 0.99 0.97
 dig Met 0.45 0.45 0.39 0.38
 dig Thr 0.85 0.83 0.69 0.68
 NDF 9.13 8.89 8.78 8.53
 CF 3.97 4.29 3.46 3.8
 Na 0.22 0.22 0.18 0.18
 Cl 0.30 0.30 0.25 0.25
  1. *Providing the following (per kg of diet): vitamin A (trans-retinyl acetate), 10,000 IU; vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol), 3000 IU; vitamin E (all-rac-tocopherol-acetate), 30 mg; vitamin B1, 2 mg; vitamin B2, 8 mg; vitamin B6, 4 mg; vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin), 0.025 mg; vitamin K3 (bisulphatemenadione complex), 3 mg; choline (choline chloride), 250 mg; nicotinic acid, 60 mg; pantothenic acid (D-calcium pantothenate), 15 mg; folic acid, 1.5 mg; betaíne anhydrous, 80 mg; D-biotin, 0.15 mg; zinc (ZnO), 80 mg; manganese (MnO), 70 mg; iron (FeCO3), 60 mg; copper (CuSO4·5H2O), 8 mg; iodine (KI), 2 mg; selenium (Na2SeO3), 0.2 mg