Effect of extruded linseed supplementation on blood metabolic profile and milk performance of Saanen goats.

@article{Nudda2013EffectOE,
  title={Effect of extruded linseed supplementation on blood metabolic profile and milk performance of Saanen goats.},
  author={Anna Nudda and Gianni Battacone and Alberto Stanislao Atzori and Corrado Dimauro and Salvatore Pier Giacomo Rassu and Paola S Nicolussi and Piero Bonelli and Giuseppe Pulina},
  journal={Animal : an international journal of animal bioscience},
  year={2013},
  volume={7 9},
  pages={1464-71}
}
This study assessed the effects of dietary supplementation with extruded linseed on milk yield and composition, milk fatty acid (FA) profile and renal and hepatic metabolism of grazing goats in mid-lactation. Forty Saanen goats were divided into two isoproductive groups: one group was fed the control diet (CON) composed of hay and pelleted concentrate and the other group was supplemented with additional 180 g/day of extruded linseed (LIN; dry matter basis), which supplied 70 g/day of fat per… CONTINUE READING