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Table 1 Ingredient composition of basal diets fed four levels of sodium with two sources of sodium salts at different stages of growth in broilers 1)

From: Carcass and body organ characteristics of broilers supplemented with dietary sodium and sodium salts under a phase feeding system

Ingredients (%) Pre-starter Starter Grower Finisher
(1 – 10 d) (11 – 20 d) (21 – 33 d) (34 – 42 d)
Corn 46.93 47.54 67.46 67.94
Broken rice 13.46 16.16 0.07
Soybean meal 27.63 29.11 26.93 24.47
Canola Meal 6.39 1.24
Oil2) 1.62 2.21 1.88 3.94
DCP 2.16 2.02 1.89 1.60
Limestone 1.04 0.94 1.05 1.10
L-Lysine HCl 0.23 0.22 0.20
L-Lysine sulphate 0.34
NaCl 0.15 0.16 0.16 0.16
KCl 0.04 0.03 0.05 0.14
DL-methionine 0.20 0.20 0.17 0.17
L-threonine 0.05 0.07 0.03 0.04
Premix3) 0.10 0.10 0.10 0.10
  1. 1)All diets were supplemented with four levels of either NaHCO3 (0.33, 0.66, 0.99, or 1.32%) or Na2SO4 (0.28, 0.56, 0.84, or 1.12%) to make final Na concentrations of 0.17, 0.26, 0.35, or 0.44%, respectively. The basal diet contained 0.08% Na.
  2. 2)Residual bakery oil.
  3. 3)Provides per kg of finished diet: vitamin A, 12 mg; vitamin D3, 7 mg; vitamin E, 100 mg; vitamin K3 (50% as MNB), 3 mg; vitamin B1 (98%), 3 mg; vitamin B2 (800,000 mg), 12 mg; vitamin B3 (niacin; 99%), 600 mg; vitamin B6 (98%), 4 mg; vitamin B9 (folic acid; 95%), 2 mg; vitamin B12 (0.10%), 20 mg; biotin (0.10%), 5 mg; Ca-Pentothenate (98%), 12 mg; cholin (70% as choline sodium), 1 g; MnO (60%), 169 mg; FeSO4 (21%), 200 mg; ZnSO4 (36%), 150 mg; CuSO4 (25%), 40 mg; Se (sodium selenite 0.40%), 100 mg; KI (68%), 2 mg; salinomycin, 60 mg; zinc bacitracin (as Albac 10%), 50 mg.