Skip to main content

Table 1 Composition and nutrient levels of basal diet for broiler chickens (g/kg)

From: Impacts of selenium and vitamin E supplementation on mRNA of heat shock proteins, selenoproteins and antioxidants in broilers exposed to high temperature

Ingredients Starter Finisher
Corn 59.1 64.3
Soybean meal 30.6 24.3
Corn gluten meal 3.80 4.50
Vegetable oil 1.70 2.50
Limestone 1.31 1.23
Dicalcium phosphate 1.77 1.58
Sodium chloride 0.42 0.33
l-Lysine 0.15 0.16
DL-methionine 0.15 0.10
Premixa 1.00 1.00
Calculated composition
 Metabolizable energy, MJ/kg 12.27 12.77
 Crude protein (%) 21.2 19.3
 Calcium (%) 1.00 0.91
 Available phosphorus (%) 0.43 0.38
 Lysine (%) 1.08 0.95
 Methionine (%) 0.50 0.43
 Methionine + cystine (%) 0.82 0.73
  1. aProvided per kg of diet: iron, 60 mg; copper, 7.5 mg; zinc, 65 mg; manganese, 110 mg; iodine, 1.1 mg; bacitracin zinc, 30 mg; vitamin A, 4500 IU; vitamin D3, 1000 IU; vitamin E, 30 IU; vitamin K, 1.3 mg; vitamin B1,2.2 mg; vitamin B2, 10 mg; vitamin B3, 10 mg; choline, 400 mg; vitamin B5, 50 mg; vitamin B6, 4 mg; biotin, 0.04 mg; vitamin B11,1 mg; vitamin B12, 1.013 mg, Se, 0.08 mg/kg