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Table 2 Chemical analysis (%) of feed ingredients

From: Nutritional impact of inclusion of garlic (Allium sativum) and/or onion (Allium cepa L.) powder in laying hens’ diets on their performance, egg quality, and some blood constituents

Item Yellow corn (YC) Soybean meal (SBM) Garlic powder (GP) Onion powder (OP) Protein concentrations
Moisture 7.35 6.39 3.41 2.75 3.05
Chemical analysis on DM basis
 OM 98.61 94.84 96.45 95.65 92.72
 CP 9.22 44.00 8.37 6.84 45.00
 CF 4.07 4.41 4.68 5.72 2.96
 EE 4.51 0.77 0.85 0.74 1.49
 NFE 80.81 45.66 82.55 82.35 43.27
 Ash 1.39 5.16 3.55 4.35 7.28
 Metabolizable energy (kcal/kg DM)* 3038 3152 2838 2795 3129
  1. *Metabolizable energy (kcal/kg DM) was calculated according to NRC (1994)