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Table 2 Composition and nutritional value of the diets

From: In-feed resin acids reduce matrix metalloproteinase activity in the ileal mucosa of healthy broilers without inducing major effects on the gut microbiota

  Starter diet
0–10 daysa
Grower diet
11–22 daysb
Nutrients (w%)
 Crude protein 19.0% 18.0%
 Crude fat 5.5% 4.8%
 Crude ash 5.5% 5.5%
 Cellulose 3.5% 3.2%
 Lysine 1.09% 0.97%
 Methionine 0.50% 0.45%
 Calcium 0.85% 0.85%
 Phosphor 0.62% 0.53%
 Sodium 0.15% 0.15%
Nutritional additives/kg
 E672 Vitamin A 12 500 IU
 E671 Vitamin D3 2500 IU
 3a700 Vitamin E (all-rac alpha tocopheryl acetate) 80 mg
 E1 Iron (Iron (II) sulphate monohydrate) 51 mg
 E2 Iodine (Calcium iodate, anhydrous) 2.11 mg
 E4 Copper (Copper (II) sulfate pentahydrate) 10 mg
 E5 Manganese (Manganese (II) oxide) 75 mg
 E6 Zinc (Zinc oxide) 70 mg
 E8 Selenium (Sodium Selenite) 0.30 mg
Zootechnical additives/kg
 4a1640 6-phytase (EC 250 FTU
Technological additives/kg
 E324 Ethoxyquin 33 mg
 E321 BHT 66 mg
Coccidiostats and histomonostats/kg
 E763 Lasalocid-sodium 125 mg
  1. aComposition containing wheat, soy, corn, rice bran, wheat gluten, soy oil, corn gluten, palm oil, calcium carbonate, monocalcium phosphate, corn bran, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate.
  2. bComposition containing wheat, soy, corn, wheat gluten, sunflower seeds, soy oil, palm oil, calcium carbonate and monocalcium phosphate.