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Table 1 Composition of the basal diet to which mountain celery (MC) added for broiler chickens during starter (1–21 days) and grower (22-42 days) stages

From: Evaluation of hepatic lipogenesis and antioxidant status of broiler chickens fed mountain celery

Item (% unless noted) Starter (Control) Starter (MC diet) Grower (Control) Grower (MC diet)
Corn 46.85 46.85 55.75 55.75
Soybean meal (44% CP) 37.50 37.50 32.90 32.90
Fish meal (60% CP) 3.65 3.65 1.00 1.00
Soy oil 7.50 7.50 6.00 6.00
Dicalcium phosphate 1.30 1.30 1.20 1.20
Oyster shell 1.45 1.45 1.50 1.50
Salt 0.35 0.35 0.30 0.30
DL-Methionine 0.15 0.15 0.10 0.10
L-Lysine
Mineral supplementa 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25
Vitamin supplementb 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25
Wheat branc 0.75 0.75
Mountain celery 0.75 0.75
Calculated composition
 AMEn (kcal/kg) 3200 3200 3200 3200
 CP 23 23 20.00 20.00
 Met 0.50 0.50 0.40 0.40
 Met + Cys 0.85 0.85 0.75 0.75
 Lys 1.30 1.30 1.08 1.08
 Thr 1.05 1.05 0.93 0.93
 Arg 1.50 1.50 1.31 1.31
 Ca 1.03 1.03 0.90 0.90
 Available P 0.46 0.46 0.36 0.36
 Na 0.18 0.18 0.16 0.16
 Cl 0.27 0.27 0.29 0.29
 K 0.91 0.91 0.92 0.92
 Na + K-Cl (mEq/kg) 233 233 236 236
  1. aProvided the following per kilogram of diet: vitamin A (trans retinyl acetate), 3600 IU; vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol), 800 IU; vitamin E (dl-α-tocopheryl acetate), 7.2 mg; vitamin K3, 1.6 mg; thiamine, 0.72 mg; riboflavin, 3.3 mg; niacin, 0.4 mg; pyridoxin, 1.2 mg; cobalamine, 0.6 mg; folicacid, 0.5 mg; choline chloride, 200 mg
  2. bProvided the following per kilogram of diet: Mn (from MnSO4・H2O), 40 mg; Zn (from ZnO), 40 mg; Fe (from FeSO4・7H2O), 20 mg; Cu (fromCuSO4・5H2O), 4 mg; I [from Ca(IO3)2・H2O], 0.64 mg; Se (from sodium selenite), 0.08 mg
  3. cmountain celery powder was replaced for wheat bran to provide the level of 7.5 g/kg