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Table 7 Ingredient composition of the semi-purified basal diet (as fed basis)

From: Broiler responses to copper levels and sources: growth, tissue mineral content, antioxidant status and mRNA expression of genes involved in lipid and protein metabolism

Ingredients g/kg
  Corn 300
  Dextrose 133
  Starch 130
  Albumina 120
  Broken rice 80.0
  Cellulosea 40.0
  Caseina 40.0
  Soybean protein isolate 40.0
  Soybean oil 20.0
  Calcium carbonatea 16.95
  Potassium phosphatea 14.85
  Magnesium chloridea 6.50
  Potassium chloridea 4.68
  Choline chloride (f0%) 3.75
  Mixture of amino acidsb 35.55
  Micronutrientsc 12.20
  Micromineralsd 2.000
  Phytasee 0.100
  Calculated nutrients  
  AMEn, kcal/kg 3128
  Crude proteinf, % 22.58
SID amino acids, %
  Lysine, % 1.25
  Methionine, % 0.55
  Methionine + Cystine, % 0.91
  Threonine, % 0.83
  Calciumf, % 0.85
  Total Pf, % 0.56
  Available P, % 0.40
  1. aP.A purism reagent exceeds standard ACS specification in trace metals analysis
  2. b0.03% 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 (100%). The amino acids alanine, glycine, and glutamic acid were added to maintain the ratio of essential nitrogen to total nitrogen at 0.50
  3. c0.055% coccidiostat; 0.010% avilamycin; 0.030% BHT; 1.02% sodium phytate; and 0.150% vitamin blend supplemented per kg of feed: vitamin A, 9750 IU; vitamin D3, 2470 IU; vitamin E, 36.6 IU; vitamin B1, 2.6 mg; vitamin B2, 6.5 mg; vitamin B6, 3.64 mg; vitamin B12, 15 mcg; vitamin K, 1.95 mg; nicotinic acid, 39.0 mg; pantothenic acid, 13.0 g; folic acid, 0.91 mg; and biotin, 0.091 mg
  4. dMineral blend supplemented per kg of feed: 80 mg Fe; 10 mg Cu; 40 mg Zn; 0.3 mg Se and 1 mg I. Except for Cu added according each experimental treatment as 0; 4; 8; 12; and 16 mg Cu. Inorganic micromineral sources: Ferrous Sulphate (21.91% Fe); Zinc Sulphate (22.95% Zn); Copper Sulphate (25.13% Cu); Sodium Selenite (51.6% Se); Calcium Iodide (86% I) and Manganase Sulphate (30.3% Mn) and Organic micromineral sources: Bioplex®Fe (15% Fe); Bioplex®Zn (15.05% Zn); Bioplex®Cu (11.36% Cu); Selenium yeast (0.236% Se); Calcium Iodide (86% I); and Bioplex® Mn (13.86% Mn)
  5. eMicrobial phytase, 600 FTU/kg
  6. fAnalyzed value