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Table 2 Composition and calculated chemical analysis of the experimental diets

From: Impact of adding natural bioactive mixture composed of lemon, onion, and garlic juice at different levels on productive performance, egg quality, and some blood parameters of commercial laying hens

Ingredients Experimental diets
Control, D1 1% LOG, D2 2% LOG, D3 3% LOG, D4
Composition of experimental diets
 Yellow corn 64.00    
 Soybean meal 23.50 Control diet + 10 ml LOG per kg feed Control diet + 20 ml LOG per kg feed Control diet + 30 ml LOG per kg feed
 Protein concentrates 3.00
 Dicalcium phosphate 1.50
 Limestone 7.50
 Methionine 0.05
 Mineral and vitamin premix* 0.20
 Sodium chloride 0.25
Calculated chemical analysis of control diet
 Moisture 6.49 6.55 6.62 6.68
Chemical analysis on dry matter basis
 Organic matter (OM) 88.44 88.44 88.43 88.43
 Crude protein (CP) 17.64 17.66 17.68 17.70
 Crude fiber (CF) 3.73 3.72 3.71 3.70
 Ether extract (EE) 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14
 Nitrogen free extract (NFE) 63.96 63.94 63.91 63.89
 Ash 11.56 11.56 11.57 11.57
 Metabolizable energy (kcal/kg DM) 2779 2780 2782 2783
  1. Metabolizable energy (kcal/kg DM) was calculated according to NRC (1994)
  2. LOG natural bioactive mixture juice composed of lemon, onion and garlic juice at portions 1.00, 1.00, and 0.125/l clean water
  3. *Ingredients per kg diet: Mg, 56 mg; Fe, 20 mg; Cu, 10 mg; Zn, 50 mg; Co, 125 mg; I, 0.8 mg, vitamin A, 10,000 IU; vitamin D3, 2000 IU; vitamin E, 5 IU; vitamin K, 2 mg; riboflavin, 4.20 mg; vitamin B12, 0.01 mg; pantothenic acid, 5 mg; nicotinic acid, 20 mg; folic acid, 0.5 mg; choline, 3 mg