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Table 8 Ingredients and nutrient composition of experimental diets

From: Effect of mineral-enriched diet and medicinal herbs on Fe, Mn, Zn, and Cu uptake in chicken

Nr. Diets Diet
code
1 Basal diet + 2% Lemon Balm + minerals from salts, at NRC level
(80 mg/kg Fe, 60 mg/kg Mn, 40 mg/kg Zn and 8 mg/kg Cu)
Le
2 Basal diet + 2% Sage herb + minerals from salts, at NRC level
(80 mg/kg Fe, 60 mg/kg Mn, 40 mg/kg Zn and 8 mg/kg Cu)
Sa
3 Basal diet + 2% St. John's wort + minerals from salts, at NRC level
(80 mg/kg Fe, 60 mg/kg Mn, 40 mg/kg Zn and 8 mg/kg Cu)
Jo
4 Basal diet + 2% Small-flowered Willowherb + minerals from salts, at NRC level (80 mg/kg Fe, 60 mg/kg Mn, 40 mg/kg Zn and 8 mg/kg Cu) Wi
5 Basal diet + minerals from salts, at NRC level
(80 mg/kg Fe, 60 mg/kg Mn, 40 mg/kg Zn and 8 mg/kg Cu)
Min
6 Basal diet only (kept as control) B