Effect of age and dietary fat level on fatty acid oxidation in the neonatal pig.


A total of 35 pigs were obtained by cesarean section, placed in individual sterile isolators, and randomly allotted to treatment groups. Thirty pigs received purified, isoenergetic liquid diets containing 2 or 32% butterfat (dry matter basis) and were killed at 1, 7, or 21 days of age. Five pigs were killed at 2 hours post delivery and received no diet… (More)


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