Learn More
An experiment was carried out to examine thoroughly the relationships among different n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in the diet, their deposition into the eggs' fat, and their effect on hens' laying performance. A diet enriched with 4% fish oil (FO) was fed to the birds throughout the 14-wk laying period (Treatment 1; T1); this was the same(More)
We studied the influence of dietary fat source and dl-α-tocopheryl acetate and ascorbic acid supplementation on the sensory quality of cooked dark chicken meat stored at −20 C for different periods. Results showed that dietary fat source and α-tocopheryl acetate supplementation influenced sensory scores (rancid flavor and aroma and acceptability). Ascorbic(More)
Several variables (kind of filter paper, amount of sample, antioxidant addition, stability of the spectrophotometric measurement, and handling and storage of samples) were found to influence 2-thiobarbituric acid (TBA) values in dark chicken meat when an acid aqueous extraction method with derivative spectrophotometry was used. Filter papers with larger(More)
A factorial design was used to study the effects of dietary fat sources (beef tallow, fresh and oxidized sunflower oils, and linseed oil), alpha-tocopheryl acetate (0 and 225 mg/kg), and ascorbic acid (0 and 110 mg/ kg) supplementation on fatty acid composition, as well as on fat and alpha-tocopherol content in vacuum-packed raw and cooked meat stored at(More)
One hundred ninety-two female broiler chickens were randomly distributed into 16 experimental treatments as a result of the combination of 4 levels of dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) (15, 34, 45, and 61 g/kg) and 4 levels of supplementation with alphatocopheryl acetate (alpha-TA) (0, 100, 200, and 400 mg/kg), to determine the modification of the(More)
We used factorial design to ascertain the influence of dietary fat source (linseed, sunflower and oxidized sunflower oils, and beef tallow) and the dietary supplementation with alpha-tocopheryl acetate (alpha-TA) (225 mg/kg of feed) and ascorbic acid (AA) (110 mg/kg) on dark chicken meat oxidation (lipid hydroperoxide and TBA values and cholesterol(More)
Broiler chicks at 2 wk of age were fed the following fats and oils at 4% in a corn-wheat-soybean basal diet: palm oil (PO); tallow (T1 and T2); tallow + soybean oil (50:50, TSO); tallow+acidulated soybean oil soapstock (50:50, TASO); soybean oil (SO); and linseed oil (LO). All of these, with the exception of T1, contained 5% soybean lecithin. The apparent(More)
Two sequential experiments were conducted to assess the effect of replacing a fish oil diet with vegetable oil diets on broiler chicken performance and fatty acid (FA) composition and sensory traits of broiler meat. A diet enriched with 8.2% fish oil (FO) was fed to the birds throughout the 5-wk growth period (T1), the same basal diet being supplemented(More)
To assess the effect of supplying linseed oil (LO) in the diet on performance, fatty acid (FA) composition, and quality objective parameters of broiler meat, diets enriched with 0, 2, or 4% LO plus tallow (T) up to 8% added fat (T1, T2, and T3, respectively) were given to broiler chickens throughout a 38-d growth period. T3 birds were slaughtered at 24 or(More)
The aim of this study was to determine the effect of different dietary fatty acid profiles on the main fat depots of broiler chickens: skin including s.c. fat (SK) and abdominal fat pad (AF). One hundred forty-four female broiler chickens were fed a low-fat diet (B; 0.5% of added fat) or diets supplemented with 10% of tallow (T), sunflower oil rich in oleic(More)