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Table 2 Experimental diets for the finisher phase (% as-fed basis)

From: Effect of diets with different energy concentrations on growth performance, carcass characteristics and meat chemical composition of broiler chickens in dry tropics

  T1 T2 T3 T4
Ingredient
 Sorghum, grain 67.6 66.6 65.6 64.6
 Soybean meal 26 26.2 26.4 26.6
 Vegetable oil 2.1 2.9 3.7 4.5
 Premixa 4 4 4 4
 Pigment 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Total 100 100 100 100
Calculated analysis
 AME (kcal/kg) 3040 3080 3120 3160
 CP (%) 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7
 Lysine (%) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
 Methionine (%) 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
 Ca (%) 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
 P (%) 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
  1. aConcentrated premix for finisher phase broiler chickens. Contained: calcium mono-ortho phosphate, calcium carbonate, salt, growth promoter (BMD and 3-nitro), coccidiostat (sodium monensin), mineral oil, ethoxyquin, vitamin A acetate, vitamin D3, vitamin E acetate, vitamin K3, riboflavin (B2), vitamin B12, niacin, calcium d-pantotenate, choline chloride, BHT. Premix calculated to contain: calcium, 19.80%; total phosphorus, 7.30%; sodium, 3.70%; l-lysine hydrochloride, 4.33%; dl-methionine, 5.15%