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Table.1 Composition and nutrient levels of the basal diet for broilers from 1 to 21 days of age (as-fed basis)

From: Dietary calcium requirements of broilers fed a conventional corn-soybean meal diet from 1 to 21 days of age

Item Contents
Ingredients, %
 Corn 52.97
 Soybean meal 37.51
 Soybean oil 5.00
 CaHPO4a 1.72
 Limestonea 0.24
 Salta 0.30
 DL-Meta 0.31
 Micronutrentsb 0.33
 Sand 1.62
Nutrient levels, %
 ME, MJ/kg 12.69
 Crude protein c 21.62
 Lysine 1.12
 Methionine 0.59
 Threonine 0.80
 Tryptophane 0.23
 Methionine + Cystine 0.90
 Non-phytate phosphorus 0.39
 Calciumc 0.59
  1. a Feed grade
  2. b Provided per kilogram of diet: VA, 15,000 IU; VD3, 4500 IU; VE, 24 IU; VK3, 3 mg; VB1, 3 mg; VB2, 9.6 mg; VB6, 3 mg;VB12, 0.018 mg; Pantothenic acid calcium, 15 mg; Niacin, 39 mg; Folic acid, 1.5 mg; Biotin, 0.15 mg; Choline, 700 mg; Zn (ZnSO4.7H2O) 60 mg; Cu (CuSO4•5H2O) 8 mg; Mn (MnSO4•H2O) 110 mg; Fe (FeSO4•7H2O) 40 mg; I (KI) 0.35 mg; Se((Na2SeO3) 0.35 mg
  3. c Determined values based on triplicate measurements, and the others were calculated values