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Table 1 Ingredients and chemical composition of diets used during starter (1–14 d of age), grower (15–28 d of age), and finisher periods (29–42 d of age)

From: Effects of dietary supplementation with oridonin on the growth performance, relative organ weight, lymphocyte proliferation, and cytokine concentration in broiler chickens

Ingredients (g/kg) 1–14 d 15–28 29–42 d
Corn 428 459 476
Soybean meal (43%, crude protein) 365 250 203
Wheat 130 220 250
Soybean oil 17 8.5 10
Corn gluten meal 20 0 0
Canola meal 0 25.5 25
Na chloride 2.3 3 2.8
Dicalcium phosphate 15 12.5 11
Na bicarbonate 2.4 0.9 1
Ca carbonate 10.8 10.4 11
DL-Methionine 2.7 1.5 1.5
L-Lysine·HCl 2.2 0.6 1.1
Premixa 2 2 2
Multi-enzyme 0.3 0.3 0.3
Phytase 0.3 0.3 0.3
Bentonite 0.0 5.5 5
Prebiotics 2 0 0
Total 1, 000 1, 000 1, 000
Calculation of nutrients (g/kg)
Apparent metabolism energy (MJ/kg) 12.5 12.7 12.9
Crude protein 222 201 193
Calcium 9.7 9.3 9.0
Available phosphorus 4.7 4.5 4.2
Lysine 13.8 11.3 11.0
Methionine 6.0 4.7 4.3
Methionine + cysteine 8.1 7.6 7.1
  1. aPremix provided per kg of diet: Vitamin A (transretinyl acetate), 10,000 IU; Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol), 3000 IU; Vitamin E (all-rac-α-tocopherolacetate), 30 IU; menadione, 1.3 mg; thiamine 2.2 mg; riboflavin, 8 mg; nicotinamide, 40 mg; choline chloride, 600 mg; calcium pantothenate, 10 mg; pyridoxine·HCl, 4 mg; biotin, 0.04 mg; folic acid, 1 mg; vitamin B12 (cobalamine), 0.013 mg; Fe (from ferrous sulfate), 80 mg; Cu (from copper sulfate), 8 mg; Mn (from manganese sulfate), 110 mg; Zn (Bacitracin Zn), 65 mg; iodine (from calcium iodate), 1.1 mg; Se (from sodium selenite), 0.3 mg