Effect of linseed supplementation of the gestation and lactation diets of dairy ewes on the growth performance and the intramuscular fatty acid composition of their lambs.

@article{Nudda2015EffectOL,
  title={Effect of linseed supplementation of the gestation and lactation diets of dairy ewes on the growth performance and the intramuscular fatty acid composition of their lambs.},
  author={Anna Nudda and Gianni Battacone and Giuseppe Bee and Roberta Boe and Natalia Casta{\~n}ares and M Lovicu and Giuseppe Pulina},
  journal={Animal : an international journal of animal bioscience},
  year={2015},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={800-9}
}
In this study, we investigated the effects of maternal gestation and/or lactation diets supplemented with extruded linseed (rich in 18:3n-3) on growth performance and long-chain polyunsaturated faaty acid (PUFA) accumulation in muscle tissues of suckling lambs. A total of 36 dairy ewes were fed a control diet (CON) and a diet containing linseed (LIN) during… CONTINUE READING