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Table 1 Composition and calculated nutritive value of the diet supplied in the positive control group (Group I)

From: Effects of administration of four different doses of Escherichia coli phytase on femur properties of 16-week-old turkeys

Components (%) Age of birds (weeks)
1 – 4 5 – 8 9 – 12 13 – 16
Wheat 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00
Corn 30.12 35.36 39.41 46.35
Soybean meal 43.34 40.19 37.63 28.23
Potato protein 5.00 3.00 - -
Soybean oil 1.44 1.10 2.00 -
Animal fat - 1.10 2.13 5.01
NaHCO3 0.15 0.10 0.10 0.10
Salt 0.21 0.22 0.20 0.15
Limestone 1.68 1.38 1.23 1.12
MCP 2.00 1.55 1.23 1.05
DL-Methionine 0.31 0.34 0.34 0.33
L-Lysine HCl 0.32 0.29 0.29 0.30
L-Threonine 0.07 0.05 0.13 0.08
Premix (vitamins + trace minerals) 0.251 0.251 0.252 0.252
Choline chloride 0.11 0.08 0.07 0.06
Celite - - - 2.00
Energy and nutrient content
AMEN (MJ/kg) 11.613 12.013 12.623 13.223
Crude protein (g/kg) 2803/2844 2553/2574 2253/2314 1903/2024
Methionine (g/kg) 7.43 7.23 6.63 6.13
Methionine + Cysteine (g/kg) 11.83 11.33 10.43 9.43
Lysine (g/kg) 18.23 16.13 13.93 11.73
Calcium (g/kg) 12.03/12,84 10.03/10.04 8.53/8.44 7.53/7.84
Total phosphorus (g/kg) 8.83/8.74 7.73/7.44 7.03/6.84 6.03/5.94
Available (Av) phosphorus (g/kg) 6.03 5.03 4.33 3.83
  1. 1Vitamin and mineral premix - nutrients per kg diet: 12,500 IU vitamin A; 5,000 IU vitamin D3; 100 IU vitamin E; 4.0 mg vitamin K; 4.5 mg vitamin B1;15 mg vitamin B2; 5 mg vitamin B6; 0.04 mg vitamin B12; 110 mg nicotinic acid; 28 mg pantothenic acid; 3.5 mg folic acid; 0.375 mg biotin; 80 mg iron; 25 mg copper; 160 mg manganese; 160 mg zinc; 2.5 mg iodine; 0.3 mg selenium.
  2. 2Vitamin and mineral premix - nutrients per kg diet: 9,600 IU vitamin A; 4,800 IU vitamin D3; 60 IU vitamin E; 3.0 mg vitamin K; 2.0 mg vitamin B1;12 mg vitamin B2; 5 mg vitamin B6; 0.025 mg vitamin B12; 85 mg nicotinic acid; 23 mg pantothenic acid; 2.5 mg folic acid; 0.375 mg biotin; 40 mg iron; 25 mg copper; 120 mg manganese; 120 mg zinc; 2 mg iodine; 0.3 mg selenium.
  3. 3Calculated; 4Analyzed [15].