Table 4

Fatty acid composition of the supplements and the feed
Fatty acid Fish oil g/100 g Corn oil g/100 g Food g/100 g
Omega-6 4.60 51.80 1.78
 18:2n-6 (LA) 1.30 51.80 1.74
 20:4n-6 (AA) 2.10 0.00 0.00
Omega-3 63.60 1.00 0.16
 18:3n-3 (ALA) 0.60 1.00 0.15
 20:5n-3 (EPA) 43.90 0.00 0.00
 22:5n-3 (DPA) 2.20 0.00 0.00
 22:6n-3 (DHA) 11.30 0.00 0.00
Other
 16:0 (sat.)(PA) 0.60 10.23 2.48
 16:1n-7(PO) 0.20 0.10 0.33
 18:0 (sat.)(ST) 4.60 1.80 1.13
 18:1n-9 (OL) 9.70 28.60 4.06
Total PUFA 69.50 52.80 1.96
Total MUF 16.40 29.50 4.50
Total SAF 6.40 12.80 3.86
Total unknown FA 2.50 0.00 0.00

LA = Linolenic acid, DPA = Docosapentaenoic acid, PA = Palmitic acid, PO = Palmitoleic acid, ST = Steric acid, OL = Oleic acid, PUFA = polyunsaturated fatty acids, MUF = Monounsaturated fat, SAF = Saturated fat. For rest of the FA nomenclature, see abbreviations.

Hielm-Björkman et al.

Hielm-Björkman et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:157   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-157

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