Assessment of vitamin E nutritional status in sheep.


The effects of supplemental dietary vitamin E (as DL-alpha-tocopheryl acetate; 0, 15, 30, and 60 IU/d) on serum, platelet, and muscle tocopherol and lipid (cholesterol and triglycerides) concentrations in 32 sheep were investigated in a 60-d trial. Serum, platelet, and muscle alpha-tocopherol concentrations increased linearly (P < .05) with treatment… (More)