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Table 1 The ingredients of the basal diet

From: Effects of vitamin E, inorganic selenium, bacterial organic selenium, and their combinations on immunity response in broiler chickens

Ingredients Starter % Finisher %
Corn 52.5 56.250
Palm oil (Refine) 5.00 6.00
Soybean meal (44% cp) 32.50 30.00
Fish meal (58% cp) 5.15 3.25
L-Lysine 0.25 0.25
DL-Methionine 0.25 0.25
Dicalcium phosphate 18% 1.60 1.85
Calcium carbonate 0.60 0.35
Salt (Nacl) 0.30 0.30
Mineral Premixa 0.15 0.15
Vitamin Premixb 0.10 0.10
Toxin Binderc 0.15 0.15
Choline Chloride 0.10 0.10
Wheat pollard 0.135 1.00
Calculated nutrient content (g/kg DM)
 ME (kcal/Kg) 3081.1 3152.8
 Crude protein 22.04 20.09
 Crude fat 7.57 8.004
 Calcium 1.189 1.0440
 Phosphorus 0.786 0.768
 Avail. P for Poultry 0.472 0.450
Analyzed Se (mg/kg)d 0.085 0.099
Analyzed vitamin E (mg/kg)e 224.9 167.1
  1. aMineral premix provided the following per kg diet: iron 120 mg, manganese 150 mg, copper 15 mg, zinc 120 mg, iodine 1.5 mg, and cobalt 0.4 mg
  2. bVitamin premix provided the following per kg diet: Vitamin A (retinyl acetate) 10.32 mg, cholecalciferol 0.250 mg, vitamin E (DL-tocopheryl acetate) 90 mg, vitamin K 6 mg, cobalamin 0.07 mg, thiamine 7 mg, riboflavin 22 mg, folic acid 3 mg, biotin 0.04 mg, pantothenic acid 35 mg, niacin 120 mg and pyridoxine 12 mg
  3. cToxin binder contains natural hydrated sodium calcium aluminium silicates to reduce the exposure of feed to mycotoxins
  4. dThe Se content measured using ICP.MS.
  5. eVit E content measured using spectrophotometer