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Table 1 Composition and nutritive value of the experimental diet

From: Effect of Dietary Phytase Supplementation on Bone and Hyaline Cartilage Development of Broilers Fed with Organically Complexed Copper in a Cu-Deficient Diet

Ingredients (%) Starter (1–21 days) Grower (22–35 days) Finisher (36–42 days)
Corn 24.5 40.0 40.0
Wheat 42.9 27.9 28.8
Soybean mealf 25.0 24.9 22.9
Soybean oil 2.50 3.69 3.98
Phosphate 1—Ca 0.90 0.90 0.81
Fodder chalk 1.40 1.13 1.09
Sodium bicarbonate 0.08 0.08 0.08
NaCl 0.29 0.25 0.26
Premix vitamin (no Cu) 0.50a 0.50b 0.50c
Concentrate protein—fattyg 1.00 1.00
dl-Methionine 99% 0.30 0.23 0.23
l-Lysine HCl 0.42 0.28 0.27
l-Threonine 99% 0.18 0.13 0.07
The nutritional value of diet
 ME (MJ kg−1)e 12.7 13.1 13.2
 Total protein (%)d 21.2 20.4 19.9
 Crude fiber (%)d 1.64 1.59 1.73
 Crude fat (%)d 4.57 5.42 5.53
 Lysine, total (%)d 1.28 1.14 1.08
 Met + Cys (%)d 0.92 0.81 0.82
 Total Ca (%)d 0.87 0.79 0.76
 Total P (%)d 0.65 0.66 0.64
 Phytate P (%)d 0.32 0.32 0.32
 Bioavailable P (%)e 0.42 0.41 0.39
 Total Ca/P bioavailablee 2.12 1.90 1.92
 Cu from plants in basal diet (mg kg−1)d 6.04 6.07 5.91
 Fe (mg kg−1)d 40.31 39.82 38.61
 Cu (mg kg−1)d    
  4 mg Cu-Gly 10.28 10.34 10.21
  4 mg Cu-Gly + Phyt 11.12 10.87 11.01
  1. aContent of vitamins and minerals per 1 kg of starter: Mn 100 mg, I 1 mg, Fe 40 mg, Cu 16 mg, Se 0.15 mg, vitamin A 15000 UI, vitamin D3 5000 UI, vitamin E 75 mg, vitamin K3 4 mg, vitamin B1 3 mg, vitamin B2 8 mg, vitamin B6 5 mg, vitamin B12 0.016 mg, biotin 0.2 mg, folic acid 2 mg, nicotinic acid 60 mg, pantothenic acid 18 mg, choline 1800 mg
  2. bContent of vitamins and minerals per 1 kg of grower: Mn 100 mg, I 1 mg, Fe 40 mg, Cu 16 mg, Se 0.15 mg, vitamin A 12000 UI, vitamin D3 5000 UI, vitamin E 50 mg, vitamin K3 3 mg, vitamin B1 2 mg, vitamin B2 6 mg, vitamin B6 4 mg, vitamin B12 0.016 μg, biotin 0.2 mg, folic acid 1.75 mg, nicotinic acid 60 mg, pantothenic acid 18 mg, choline 1600 mg
  3. cContent of vitamins and minerals per 1 kg of finisher: Mn 100 mg, I 1 mg, Fe 40 mg, Cu 16 mg, Se 0.15 mg, vitamin A 12000 UI, vitamin D3 5000 UI, vitamin E 50 mg, vitamin K3 2 mg, vitamin B1 2 mg, vitamin B2 5 mg, vitamin B6 3 mg, vitamin B12 0.011 μg, biotin 0.05 mg, folic acid 1.5 mg, nicotinic acid 35 mg, pantothenic acid 18 mg, choline 1600 mg
  4. dAnalyzed values
  5. eCalculated values
  6. fForty-six percent total protein in dry matter
  7. gOne kilogram concentrate protein-fatty contains 2% crude fat, 39% crude protein, 10.8 MJ ME