Table 3

Fatty acid composition of chicken feed,% fatty acid methyl ester (FAME)
SO RLO
C14:0 0.87 0.89
C15:0 0.17 0.18
C16:0 17.3 15.2
C16:1,n-7 1.10 1.16
C18:0 7.79 8.34
C18:1,c9 27.2 33.6
C18:2,n-6 (LA) 35.9 21.6
C18:3,n-3 (ALA) 3.61 12.33
C20:4,n-6 (AA) 0.06 0.09
C20:5,n-3 (EPA) nd nd
C22:5,n-3 (DPA) 0.04 0.04
C22:6,n-3 (DHA) 0.02 0.02
SFA 25.9 24.4
MUFA 28.3 34.8
PUFA 39.6 34.1
n-3 PUFA 3.67 12.39
n6/n3 9.82 1.75
16:1 n-7/16:0 0.06 0.08
18:1 c9/18:0 3.49 4.03

The diets contained 4% soybean oil (SO) or 2% rapeseed oil plus 2% linseed oil (RLO). (Means from six analyses of each feed).

Haug et al.

Haug et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2012 11:104   doi:10.1186/1476-511X-11-104

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