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Table 1 Chemical, fatty acid and antioxidant composition of dietary treatments

From: Serum fatty acids, biochemical indices and antioxidant status in goats fed canola oil and palm oil blend

  Levels of CPOBa (% ) SE P value
Chemical composition, g/kg DM 0 4 8   
 Dry matter 676.96 678.99 680.73 32.00 0.56
 Crude Protein 142.72 143.73 143.92 14.23 0.11
 Ether extract 23.00 63.50 111.10 2.19 0.01
 Ash 68.40 65.80 62.60 4.11 0.17
 Organic matter 931.60 934.20 935.50 44.22 0.65
 Nitrogen free extract 165.56 139.67 124.51 15.06 0.17
 Acid detergent fibre 350.40 332.80 325.20 18.99 0.26
 Neutral detergent fibre 635.24 626.72 620.60 27.12 0.80
 Metabolizable energy, MJ/Kg DM 11.59 11.61 11.62 0.78 0.10
 Ca % 1.02 1.05 1.04 0.02 0.18
 P % 0.52 0.54 0.54 0.01 0.12
Fatty acid (g/100 g total FA)  
 C12:0 0.07 0.07 0.08 0.01 0.45
 C14:0 3.35 1.38 0.99 0.05 0.04
 C16:0 17.64 16.14 14.90 1.89 0.14
 C16:1 0.52 0.31 0.29 0.01 0.13
 C18:0 3.52 3.00 2.73 0.02 0.23
 C18:1n-9 24.17 40.06 50.37 4.19 0.01
 C18:2n-6 44.57 32.00 23.03 3.20 0.02
 C18:3n-3 6.70 7.04 7.90 0.12 0.15
 ∑SFA 24.52 21.00 18.70 1.15 0.36
 ∑UFA 75.48 79.00 81.30 8.23 0.03
 n-6:n-3 6.66 4.54 2.92 0.66 0.01
Total FA (g/kg DM) 15.83 37.09 52.27 2.03 0.01
 Antioxidants  
 Total carotenoid (mg/kg) 14.81 16.71 19.86 1.92 0.02
 α-tocopherol (mg/kg) 101.12 112.47 123.21 7.81 0.01
 γ-tocopherol (mg/kg) 10.22 34.55 49.17 4.50 0.01
 δ-tocopherol (mg/kg) 1.21 3.45 5.93 0.04 0.02
  1. a80 % canola oil and 20 % palm oil blend. ∑SFA = (C12:0 + C14:0 + C16:0 + C18:0), ∑MUFA = (C16:1+ C18:1), ∑PUFA = (C18:2n-6 + C18:3n-3) n-6:n-3 = (C18:2n-6÷C18:3n-3)