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Table 2 Composition and nutritional values of feeds used for chicken broilersa

From: Selected prebiotics and synbiotics administered in ovo can modify innate immunity in chicken broilers

Ingredients Starter Grower Finisher
Soybean meal 330.3 286.0 256.0
Maize 300.0 300.0 300.0
Wheat grain 262.5 289.1 306.5
Rapeseed meal 30.0 36.0 42.0
Soybean oil 21.1 13.0 18.0
Plant oils 17.0 41.0 49.0
Monocalcium phosphate 14.0 11.7 8.3
Limestone 13.0 11.6 10.5
L-lysine 98 3.1 3.0 2.5
DL-methionine 99 3.0 2.3 1.8
Salt 2.6 2.6 2.5
L-throning 0.6 0.9 0.5
Choline chloride 75% 0.4 0.4 0.4
Vitamin-mineral premixb 2.4 2.4 2.4
Calculated nutrient levelb
 Crude protein (g/kg) 220.0 205.0 195.0
 Crude fat (g/kg) 60.6 76.0 88.7
 Crude fibre (g/kg) 26.8 26.6 26.7
 Ash (g/kg) 61.1 55.8 50.1
 Metabolisable energy (kcal/kg) 2980 3100 3200
  1. aFeeds were equalized and standardized according to recommendations for chicken broilers [NCR. Nutrients requirement of poultry. 9th rev. ed. National Academy Press, Washington DC, 1994]. bEstimation based on the Polish feedstuff analysis tables [40]