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Table 5 Ingredients and nutrient content of the basal diet

From: Influence of bacterial organic selenium on blood parameters, immune response, selenium retention and intestinal morphology of broiler chickens

Ingredients Starter Finisher
% %
Corn 52.5 56.250
Palm oil 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% a 1.60 1.85
Calcium carbonate 0.60 0.35
Salt 0.30 0.30
Mineral Premixb 0.15 0.15
Vitamin Premixc 0.10 0.10
Toxin Binderd 0.15 0.15
Choline Chloride 0.10 0.10
Wheat pollard (QL) 0.135 1.00
Calculated nutrient content (g/kg DM) e
ME (MJ/Kg) 12.9 13.20
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)f < 0.09 < 0.09
  1. adi calcium phosphate provides phosphorus and calcium in a ratio of 1:1
  2. bMineral 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
  3. cVitamin 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
  4. dToxin binder contains natural hydrated sodium calcium aluminium silicates
  5. fThe Se content measured using ICP.MS
  6. eThe diets were formulated using feedlive International software (Thailand)