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Table 5 The proximate chemical composition of the experimental diets (%)

From: Are the energy matrix values of the different feed additives in broiler chicken diets could be summed?

  Starter period (0-10d) Grower period (11-22d) Finisher period (23-35d)
T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 T6 T7 T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 T6 T7 T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 T6 T7
Dry Matter 88.63 88.50 88.51 88.52 88.47 88.50 88.47 88.61 88.50 88.49 88.52 88.47 88.50 88.49 88.64 88.48 88.51 88.50 88.46 88.48 88.40
Crude Protein 24.70 24.48 24.69 24.86 24.24 24.38 24.14 21.09 20.82 21.06 21.20 20.58 20.72 22.00 19.27 19.12 19.27 19.49 19.64 19.72 19.56
Crude Fiber 3.07 3.26 3.09 3.06 3.45 3.44 3.63 2.93 3.15 2.96 2.96 3.34 3.34 3.48 2.85 3.00 2.87 2.80 3.17 3.16 3.25
Fat 4.68 3.62 3.83 3.74 3.49 3.50 3.37 5.04 4.13 4.26 4.26 4.01 4.01 3.94 5.47 4.22 4.63 4.36 4.12 4.12 3.58
Ash 6.12 6.27 6.13 6.11 6.42 6.42 6.57 5.43 5.60 5.44 5.44 5.76 5.75 6.19 5.13 5.23 5.13 5.07 5.49 5.49 5.57
AME (kcal/kg) 3024.9 3025 3024.9 3024.9 3025 3024.9 3025 3100 3100 3100 3100 3100 3099.9 3100 3150 3150 3150 3149.9 3149.9 3150 3150
Calcium 1.05 1.05 1.05 1.05 1.05 1.05 1.05 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.85 0.85 0.85 0.85 0.85 0.85 0.85
Phosphrus  0.77 0.78 0.77 0.77 0.79 0.79 0.80 0.70 0.71 0.71 0.71 0.72 0.72 0.73 0.66 0.67 0.67 0.66 0.68 0.68 0.69
Available Phosphrus 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.45 0.45 0.45 0.45 0.45 0.45 0.45 0.42 0.42 0.42 0.42 0.42 0.42 0.42
Lysine 1.38 1.38 1.38 1.38 1.38 1.38 1.39 1.17 1.17 1.17 1.17 1.18 1.18 1.18 1.06 1.06 1.06 1.06 1.07 1.07 1.07
Methionine 0.62 0.62 0.62 0.62 0.62 0.62 0.63 0.53 0.54 0.53 0.53 0.54 0.54 0.52 0.49 0.49 0.49 0.49 0.48 0.49 0.49
Cystine 0.40 0.39 0.40 0.40 0.39 0.39 0.38 0.35 0.34 0.35 0.35 0.33 0.33 0.35 0.33 0.32 0.33 0.33 0.33 0.33 0.32
Threonine 0.95 0.94 0.95 0.95 0.94 0.94 0.94 0.81 0.81 0.81 0.81 0.81 0.81 0.83 0.74 0.74 0.74 0.74 0.74 0.74 0.74
  1. T1: Control group "basal diet with no additives (breeder recommendation (BR)). T2: Basal diet minus 100 kcal/kg supplemented with 0.02% NSP-degrading enzyme (NSP). T3: Basal diet minus 50 kcal/kg supplemented with 0.025% emulsifier (LYSOFORTE®). T4: Basal diet minus 50 kcal/kg supplemented with 0.06% guanidinoacetic acid (CreAMINO®). T5: Basal diet minus 150 kcal/kg supplemented with a mixture of NSP and LYSOFORTE® (NSPL), T6: Basal diet minus 100 kcal/kg supplemented with a mixture of NSP and CreAMINO® (NSPC). T7: Basal diet minus 200 kcal/kg supplemented with a mixture of NSP, LYSO, and CreAMINO® (NSPLC).