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Fatty acid profile and in vitro rumen fermentation characteristics of maize silage augmented with canola silage

  • 2021
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 51
L. A. Mejía Uribe, I. A. Domínguez Vara, F. Hernández Ruipérez, A. A. Rayas Amor & E. Morales Almaráz Page: 212 - 220

The objective was to investigate the effect of replacing maize silage (MS) with canola silage (CS) on the chemical composition and fatty acid (FA) profile of total mixed rations (TMR) containing these silages, and on in vitro rumen fermentation and…

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Spirulina as a functional ingredient in broiler chicken diets

  • 2016
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 46
E. Bonos, E. Kasapidou, A. Kargopoulos, A. Karampampas, E. Christaki, P. Florou-Paneri & I. Nikolakakis Page: 94 - 102

In recent years there has been increased interest in the production of novel functional foods by utilizing eco-friendly materials and methods. Therefore, the present study was undertaken to determine the effects of dietary spirulina (Spirulina platensis), a blue-green microalga, on…

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The effect of breed on fatty acid composition of subcutaneous adipose tissues in fat-tailed sheep under identical feeding conditions

  • 2015
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 45
E. Maleki, F. Kafilzadeh, G.Y. Meng, M.A. Rajion & M. Ebrahimi Page: 12 - 19

A study was conducted to evaluate the fatty acid (FA) profile of subcutaneous adipose tissue and tailfat of two fat-tailed sheep breeds under identical feeding conditions. Twelve male lambs from two breeds, Sanjabi (n = 6), weighing 23.3 ± 0.48…

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