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Table 2 Fatty acid composition (g/kg DM) of dietary treatments

From: Carcass traits, meat yield and fatty acid composition of adipose tissues and Supraspinatus muscle in goats fed blend of canola oil and palm oil

  Level BCPOa (%)
Parameter 0 4 8
C12:0, lauric 0.01 0.03 0.04
C14:0, myristic 0.53 0.51 0.51
C16:0, palmitic 2.79 5.98 7.78
C16:1, palmitoleic 0.08 0.11 0.15
C18:0, stearic 0.56 1.12 1.43
C18:1n-9, oleic 3.82 14.87 25.23
C18:2n-6, linoleic 7.05 11.87 13.07
C18:3n-3, linolenic 1.06 2.61 4.23
Total FA 15.89 37.09 52.27
FA sums and ratios
∑SFA 3.89 7.79 9.79
∑UFA 12.00 29.31 42.52
∑PUFA 8.11 14.49 16.19
n-6:n-3 6.65 4.54 3.08
  1. ablend of 80 % canola oil and 20 % palm oil. ∑SFA = (C12:0 + C14:0 + C16:0 + C18:0), ∑UFA = (C16:1+ C18:1 + C18:2n-6 + C18:3n-3), n-6:n-3 = (C18:2n-6÷C18:3n-3)