Table 1

Nutrient composition of experimental diets (%).

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


Dietary n-3 PUFA level of 0.5 (T1), 8.0 (T2), 11.5 (T3), 16.5% (T4).

Maroufyan et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2012 11:15   doi:10.1186/1476-511X-11-15

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