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Table 1 Ingredient composition and nutrient contents of basal diets

From: Dietary Enteromorpha polysaccharide-Zn supplementation regulates amino acid and fatty acid metabolism by improving the antioxidant activity in chicken

Ingredients, % 1 - 21 d 22 - 42 d
 Corn 55.41 57.64
 Soybean meal, CP43% 31.00 27.30
 Corn gluten meal 5.00 5.00
 Soybean oil 3.60 5.60
 Limestone 1.20 1.20
 Dicalcium phosphate 2.00 1.60
L-Lysine 0.34 0.25
DL-Methionine 0.15 0.11
 Premix1 1.0 1.0
 Salt 0.30 0.30
 Total 100.0 100.0
Nutrient levels, %
 Metabolizable energy, MJ/kg 12.54 13.19
 Crude protein 21.09 19.60
 Calcium 1.02 0.93
 Available phosphorus 0.49 0.42
 Lysine 1.20 1.06
 Methionine 0.50 0.43
 Methionine + Cysteine 0.85 0.77
 Arginine 1.35 1.23
 Threonine 0.80 0.74
Fatty acid composition, % of total fatty acids
 16:00 9.3 9.1
 18:00 3.2 3.5
 18:1n-9 18.3 18.01
 18:2n-6 49.5 47.1
 18:3n-6 0.02 0.02
 18:3n-3 5.8 5.5
 SFA 12.5 12.6
 MUFA 18.3 18.01
 n-3 5.8 5.5
 n-6 49.7 47.12
 PUFA 55.32 52.62
  1. 1The premix provided per kilogram of diet: vitamin A, 15,600 IU; vitamin D3, 4480 IU; vitamin E, 31 IU; vitamin B1, 2.4 mg; vitamin B2, 7.2 mg; vitamin B6, 6.3 mg; vitamin B12, 0.32 mg; niacin, 47 mg; pantothenic acid, 16.2 mg; folic acid, 1.6 mg; biotin, 0.26 mg; Cu, 10.4 mg; Fe, 75 mg; Zn, 71 mg; Mn, 83.1 mg; Se, 0.5 mg; I, 0.5 mg