High linoleic acid sunflower oil HLSO) was included at 0, 3, 6, or 9% (dry matter basis) in barley-based finishing diets onerea to ou steers tea maiviauaiiy (n = 15 per dietary treatment). Trends toward improved average daily gain (by 13% with 6% HLSO; quadratic, P = 0.08) and feed efficiency (by 7%, linear, P = 0.09) were observed. Steers tolerated 9% HLSO with no adverse effect on performance.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Food Animals
- Animal Science and Zoology