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Table 3 Daily feed intake, average daily gain, feed conversion efficiency and organ tissue weights of pigs after a 28 d trial of cornstarch soy-concentrate-based diets without (Control) or with Low (3.7 g/kg) or High (7.4 g/kg) levels of added camelina meal

From: Pigs fed camelina meal increase hepatic gene expression of cytochrome 8b1, aldehyde dehydrogenase, and thiosulfate transferase

Diet Control Low camelina High camelina SEM1 P
Item      
Start weight (kg) 13.3 12.5 12.3 0.7 0.39
Final weight (kg) 17.13 17.05 17.05 0.8 0.99
Average daily gain (g/d) 185.1 236.8 233.8 17.7 0.10
Average feed intake (g/d) 605.9 559.2 518.1 18.1 0.06
Feed conversion (feed/gain) 3.72a 2.37b 2.32b 0.3 0.04
Organ tissue, g      
Liver 346.4b 418.4a 421.7a 19.0 0.02
Heart 82.8 90.2 89.0 3.0 0.21
Spleen 35.4 40.1 43.3 2.7 0.14
Thyroid 19.4 17.7 15.9 2.8 0.48
  1. 1Standard error of the mean (n = 27).
  2. a,bValues in the same row with different superscripts differ (P < 0.05).