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Effects of rumen-protected, long chain fatty acid, calcium salt supplementation on total lipid, fatty acids, and related gene expression in Korean cattle

  • 2023
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 53
S. A. Belal, D. R. Kang & K. S. Shim Page: 658 - 666

Rumen-protected linoleic acid-enriched calcium salts (LAE-Ca salts) and oleic acid-enriched calcium salts (OAE-Ca salts) were examined for their effects on total lipids, fatty acids, and lipid metabolism gene expression in Korean steers. A total of 30 animals with a mean…

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Physico-chemical characteristics of meat after dietary supplementation of lambs with essential oils and calcium malate

  • 2023
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 53
M.A. Ortiz-Heredia, J.R. Bárcena-Gama, P.A. Martínez-Hernández, J de D. Guerrero-Rodríguez, S.S. González-Muñoz, O.V. Vázquez-Mendoza Page: 541 - 549

The objective of this study was to determine the effect of a mixture of essential oils (EO), calcium malate (CM), or their combination (EO + CM) on the physico-chemical characteristics of lamb meat. A total of 36, two-month-old, 20 ±…

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Dietary supplementation with vegetable oils with low n-6:n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid ratios improves the intramuscular fat and fatty acid composition of growing-finishing pigs

  • 2022
  • Issue: 6
  • Volume: 52
S.S. Jiang, F. Wei, D.L.Y.E. Abulahaiti, C.C. Tian, L. Fu, J.X. Lu, & G.H. Zhang Page: 819 - 832

This study investigated the effects of different n-6:n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) ratios in pig diets using vegetable oil supplementation on growth performance, carcass characteristics, meat quality, and fatty acid composition in the longissimus dorsi muscle (LM) and subcutaneous adipose…

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Comparison of fatty acid properties of Bingol Propolis

  • 2022
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 52
H. Inci, B. Sogut, T. Sengul, B. Yucel, K. Kokten, R.I. Tunca, T. Ayasan, A.S. Bengu, A. Gul, S. Celik, A.Y. Sengul, H.S. Yılmaz, M.A. Kutlu & İ. Şahin Page: 392 - 399

The purpose of this study was to determine the chemical and physical properties of samples of propolis collected from apiaries in Genç, Karlıova and Solhan districts of Bingöl Province, which is important in the beekeeping sector in Turkey. In the…

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Effect of breed on meat quality and global acceptance of native lambs and their crosses

  • 2020
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 50
R.R.P. Lage, W.H.O. Vega, H.H.A. Costa, A.C. Costa, L.C.O. Sousa, L.D. Lima & A.V. Landim Page: 150 - 160

International projections point to the growth in global production of sheep meat, mainly from developing countries. However, the exigencies of consumers on characterization of production systems, nutritional information, and sensorial analysis to target the preferences must be answered. The aim…

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Effects of dietary beef tallow on performance, rumen fermentation, carcass traits and meat quality of growing lambs

  • 2019
  • Issue: 6
  • Volume: 49
S. López-Aguirre, J.M. Pinos-Rodríguez , J.G. Vicente, H. Lee Rangel, A. de la Cruz, & I.A. Domínguez-Vara Page: 1063 - 1071

Growing lambs were evaluated for the effect of increasing dietary levels of beef tallow (BT) on performance, rumen fermentation, and carcass and meat characteristics. Twenty-one 5-month-old male Rambouillet lambs were assigned randomly to one of three diets with 0, 20,…

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Effects of fermented wheat-rice distillers dried grains with solubles on meat quality and amino acid profile in broilers

  • 2019
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 49
C. Yang, X. Tang, H. Yang, Q. Tang, J. Tang & D. Bin Page: 957 - 965

The aim of this experiment was to evaluate the effects of replacing distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) with fermented DDGS (FDDGS) on meat quality and serum amino acid profiles in Chinese yellow broilers. Forty-eight 42-day-old male Chinese yellow broilers…

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Effects of dietary extruded linseed (Linum usitatissimum L.) on performance and meat quality in Podolian young bulls

  • 2019
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 49
S. Tarricone, M.A. Colonna, F. Giannico, A.M. Facciolongo, A. Caputi Jambrenghi & M. Ragni Page: 781 - 789

This study compared effects of a diet containing 3% extruded linseed (EL) (Linum usitatissimum L.) with a control diet (C) on growth, carcass traits, and meat quality in young Podolian bulls. After 208 days on feed, the bulls were slaughtered…

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Nutritional characteristics of meat from lambs fed diets containing mulberry hay

  • 2019
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 49
L.G.A. Cirne, A.G.S. Sobrinho, E.A. Oliveira, G.G.P. Carvalho, G.M.B. Moreno, R.L. Valença, F.A. Almeida, V. Endo & N.M.B.L. Zeola Page: 20 - 28

The objective of this study was to evaluate the nutritional characteristics of meat from lambs fed diets containing 0%, 12.5% and 25.0% (dry matter (DM)) mulberry hay as a substitute for the concentrate. Twenty-four feedlot Île-de-France lambs with an average…

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Effects of chromium supplementation on growth, nutrient digestibility and meat quality of growing pigs

  • 2017
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 47
A. E. Untea, I. Varzaru, T. D. Panaite, M. Habeanu, M. Ropota, M. Olteanu & G. M. Cornescu Page: 332 - 341

The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of chromium picolinate (CrPic) on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and protein and lipid quality of five anatomical parts in growing pigs. The 30-day study was conducted on eight castrated Topigs…

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Physico-chemical quality attributes and fatty acid profiles of pork from Windsnyer and Large White gilts

  • 2017
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 47
J. Madzimure, M. Chimonyo, A. Hugo, A.G. Bakare, C.L.F. Katiyatiya & V. Muchenje Page: 107 - 114

The objective of the study was to assess the physico-chemical pork quality attributes and fatty acid profiles of indigenous Windsnyer (WS) and Large White (LW) gilts. Twelve gilts of each breed were fed similar commercial diets from weaning until slaughter…

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Ovulatory response and embryo quality in Katahdin ewes supplemented with palm oil

  • 2016
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 46
S. Torres-Zapata, C. Luna-Palomera, J.A. Aguilar-Cabrales, J.A. Peralta-Torres, J.R. Aké-López, F. Sánchez-Dávila & J. Abad-Zavaleta Page: 261 - 268

The aims of this study were to evaluate the superovulatory response (SR), embryo quality and embryonic development in Katahdin ewes that received a dietary supplement of palm oil (PO). Ten ewes were assigned to receive 35 g palm oil (n…

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Fatty acids, lipid and protein oxidation, metmyoglobin reducing activity and sensory attributes of biceps femoris muscle in goats fed a canola and palm oil blend

  • 2016
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 46
K.D. Adeyemi, M. Ismail, M. Ebrahimi, A.B. Sabow, R.M. Shittu, R. Karim & A.Q. Sazili Page: 139 - 151

The link between the consumption of saturated fatty acids of ruminant meat and the incidence of chronic diseases in humans substantiates efforts to modify its lipid profile. However, altering the lipid profile of ruminant meat could affect its quality attributes…

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Chemical composition and in vitro degradation of red and white mesquite (Prosopis laevigata) pods

  • 2014
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 44
L.Y. Peña-Avelino, J.M. Pinos-Rodríguez, L. Yáñez-Estrada, B.I. Juárez-Flores, R. Mejia & H. Andrade-Zaldivar Page: 298 - 306

The objective of this study was to compare the chemical composition and ruminal degradation of whole pod, exomesocarp, endocarp and seed fractions of red and white mesquite pods. The pods contained on average 220 g free sugars, 78 g crude…

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