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Table 5 Daily lactational feed intake, milk yield, and composition in lactating sows fed control diet or CLA diet

From: Dietary Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) increases milk yield without losing body weight in lactating sows

  Sow diets SED3 p-value
  CON1 CLA2
Lactational feed intake, kg/day 6.48 6.58 0.08 0.2117
Milk yield at 21 days of lactation, kg/day 8.54 9.49 0.39 0.0288
Fat     
% 8.44 5.92 1.05 0.0308
Yield, kg/day 0.72 0.56 0.10 0.1158
Protein     
% 5.15 4.80 0.28 0.1838
Yield, kg/day 0.44 0.46 0.02 0.5033
Lactose     
% 5.19 5.44 0.18 0.1855
Yield, kg/day 0.45 0.52 0.03 0.0532
Solids not fat     
% 10.93 10.92 0.24 0.9492
Yield, kg/day 0.93 1.04 0.05 0.0367
Protein: fat 0.64 0.85 0.09 0.0288
  1. 1CON = diets supplemented with soybean oil.
  2. 2CLA = diets replaced soybean oil with CLA.
  3. 3SED = standard error of difference.