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Table 4 Diet compositions of the feed of Wuding and Daweishan chicken

From: Biological mechanisms discriminating growth rate and adult body weight phenotypes in two Chinese indigenous chicken breeds

Component Period 11 Period II2
Corn 58.85 61.25
Soy protein 25.29 22.44
Wheat bran 8.9 9.5
Fish meal 3 3
Calcium hydrogen phosphate 1.47 1.41
Stone meal 1.1 1
Lysine   0.02
Methionine 0.12 0.11
Salt 0.27 0.27
Minerals and vitamins3 1 1
Total nutrients levels 100 100
Metabolism energy (MJ·kg−1) 12 12.1
Crude protein 18.5 17
Calcium 0.95 0.95
Phosphorus 0.68 0.65
Lysine 0.96 0.95
Methionine 0.4 0.38
  1. The components of the feed are given in percentage for each component
  2. 1: Period I is age 1–21 days; 2: Period II = older than 21 days of age; 3: Supplied per kilogram of diet: antioxidant, 100 mg; biotin, 0.3 mg; vitamin A, 12,000 IU; vitamin D3, 3000 IU; vitamin E, 18.75 mg; vitamin K3, 2.65 mg; vitamin C, 12.6 mg; cyanocobalamin, 0.025 mg; folic acid, 2.2 mg; niacin, 35 mg; pyridoxine, 6 mg; riboflavin, 9 mg; thiamine, 3.0 mg; choline chloride, 600 mg; Co, 0.3 mg; Cu, 12 mg; Fe, 50 mg; I, 1 mg; Mn, 125 mg; Mo, 0.5 mg; Se, 200 lg; Zn, 60 mg
  3. 2 Diet given to chicken older than 21 days