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Table 3 Composition of experimental diets (finisher phase)

From: Processed cocoa pod husk dietary inclusion: effects on the performance, carcass, haematogram, biochemical indices, antioxidant enzyme and histology of the liver and kidney in broiler chicken

Ingredients (%) Diet 1, 0% PCHM Diet 2, 4% PCHM Diet 3, 8% PCHM
Maize 57.5 55.1 51.5
SBM 28 27.8 27.5
Rice bran 5 3 2.4
Fish meal 4 4 4
Bone meal 3.5 3.5 3.5
Oyster shell 0.9 0.9 0.9
Premix 0.3 0.3 0.3
Methionine 0.2 0.2 0.2
Lysine 0.15 0.15 0.15
Salt 0.25 0.25 0.25
Oil 0.2 0.8 1.3
PCHM 0 4 8
Chemical analysis (g/kg DM)
 Crude protein 20.51 20.25 20.26
 Crude fiber 3.83 4.04 4.03
Calculated analysis (g/kg DM)
 ME (kcal/kg) 3005.1 3007.8 3004.00
 Ca 1.87 1.87 1.88
 Available P 0.81 0.80 0.82
 Methionine 0.49 0.48 0.47
 Lysine 1.14 1.13 1.11
  1. PCHM processed cocoa pod husk meal