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Table 5 Nutritional composition of semi purified diets used in experimental period, as-fed basis

From: Selenium source and level on performance, selenium retention and biochemical responses of young broiler chicks

Ingredients g/kg
Corn 300
Albumina 120
Starch 127.4
Dextrose 134
Caseina 40
Soy protein isolate 40
Broken rice 80
Soybean oil 20
Cellulosea 40
Calcium carbonatea 17.6
Potassium phosphatea 15.80
Magnesium chloridea 6.50
Potassium chloridea 4.68
Choline chloride, 60% 3.75
Mixture of amino acidsb 35.55
Micronutrientsc 12.65
Micromineralsd 2.00
Phytasee 0.10
Calculated nutrients
 AMEn, kcal/kg 3122
 Crude proteinf, % 22.58
SID amino acids, %
 Lysine, % 1,254
 Methionine, % 0.552
 Methionine + Cystine, % 0.913
 Threonine, % 0.831
 Calciumf, % 0.878
Total Pf, % 0.581
Available P, % 0.420
Sef, mg/kg 0.138
  1. a P.A purism reagent exceeds standard ACS specification in trace metals analysis
  2. b 0.03% L-lysine (79%); 0.27% L-arginine (98.5%); 0.40% L-glycine (98.5%); 0.85% L-alanine (99%); and 2.0% L-glutamic acid (99%). The amino acids alanine, glycine, and glutamic acid were added to maintain the ratio of essential nitrogen to total nitrogen at 0.50
  3. c 0.055% coccidiostatic; 0.010% avilamycin; 0.030% BHT; 1.02% sodium phytate and 0.150% vitamin blend supplemented per kg of feed: vitamin A, 7500 IU; vitamin D3, 1900 IU; vitamin E, 28 IU; vitamin B1,2 mg; vitamin B2, 5 mg; vitamin B6, 1.2 mg; vitamin B12, 12 mcg; vitamin K, 1.5 mg; nicotinic acid, 0.03 mg; pantothenic acid, 0.01 mg; folic acid, 0.7 mg; and biotin, 0.07mg
  4. d Trace mineral supplemented per kg of feed: 80 mg Fe; 1 mg I; 60 mg Mn; 40 mg Zn; and 10 mg Cu, except for Se added according each experimental treatment as 0; 0.08; 0.16; 0.24 and 0.32 mg Se. Inorganic trace mineral supplement sources: Ferrous Sulphate (21.91% Fe), Zinc Sulphate (22.95% Zn), Copper Sulphate (25.13% Cu), Calcium Iodide (86% I), Manganese Sulphate (30.3% Mn) and Sodium Selenite (51,6% Se). Organic trace mineral supplement sources: Bioplex®Fe (15% Fe), Bioplex®Zn (15.05% Zn), Bioplex®Cu (11.36% Cu), Calcium Iodide (86% I), Bioplex® Mn (13.86% Mn), Selplex® selenium enriched-yeast (0.236% Se)
  5. e Microbial phytase – 600 FTU/kg
  6. f Analyzed value in ingredients