Effects of chemical treatment of whole canola seed on digestion of long-chain fatty acids by steers fed high or low forage diets.

Abstract

The objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of alkaline H2O2 treatment of whole canola seed as a means of weakening the seed coat while simultaneously protecting long-chain unsaturated fatty acids from ruminal biohydrogenation without hindering their digestion in the lower gut. Six ruminally and duodenally cannulated beef steers were offered six… (More)

Topics

  • Presentations referencing similar topics