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Table 1 Nutrient composition of experimental diets (%).

From: Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids enrichment alters performance and immune response in infectious bursal disease challenged broilers

  1-21 days 22-42 days
Ingredients T1 T2 T3 T4 T1 T2 T3 T4
Corn 44.91 45.61 45.75 45.86 49.90 51.45 51.49 51.54
Soybean meal 43.85 43.73 43.59 43.48 38.67 38.43 38.39 38.34
Palm oil 6.58 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.31 0.00 0.00 0.00
Sunflower oil 0.00 3.50 2.00 0.50 0.00 3.50 2.00 0.50
Tuna oil 0.00 2.50 4.00 5.50 0.00 2.50 4.00 5.50
Di calcium phosphate 1.91 1.91 1.91 1.91 1.77 1.77 1.77 1.77
Limestone 1.20 1.20 1.20 1.20 1.06 1.06 1.06 1.06
Salt 0.44 0.44 0.44 0.44 0.31 0.31 0.31 0.31
Vitamin premix 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30
Mineral premix 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30
DL-Methionine 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.23 0.23 0.23 0.23
Lysine 0.26 0.26 0.26 0.26 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
Calculated composition (%)     
Crude protein 22.00 22.00 22.00 22.00 20.50 20.50 20.50 20.50
ME (Kcal/kg) 3080 3080 3080 3080 3150 3150 3150 3150
Available phosphorus 0.45 0.45 0.45 0.45 0.42 0.42 0.42 0.42
Calcium 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90
Methionine 0.55 0.55 0.55 0.55 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50
Lysine 1.20 1.20 1.20 1.20 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Na 0.20 0.20 0.20 0.20 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
  1. Dietary n-3 PUFA level of 0.5 (T1), 8.0 (T2), 11.5 (T3), 16.5% (T4).