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Table 1 Chemical composition and nutrient profile of full fat camelina and flaxseed

From: Egg quality, fatty acid composition and immunoglobulin Y content in eggs from laying hens fed full fat camelina or flax seed

Nutrient composition Camelina seed Flax seed
Gross Energy, kcal/kg 6,090 6,530
Crude protein, % 25.8 19.0
Crude fat, % 38.9 42.0
Amino acid, %
 Aspartic acid 2.31 1.74
 Threonine 0.96 0.63
 Serine 0.88 0.66
 Glutamic acid 4.26 3.32
 Glycine 1.39 1.17
 Alanine 1.16 0.85
 Valine 1.46 0.81
 Isolecucine 1.03 0.81
 Leucine 1.72 1.10
 Tyrosine 0.60 0.40
 Phenylalanine 1.12 0.88
 Lysine 1.25 0.77
 Tryptophan 0.29 0.51
 Histidine 0.52 0.39
 Arginine 2.17 1.67
 Cystine 0.67 0.39
 Methionine 0.57 0.47
Fatty acid, %
 Palmitic (16:0) 6.46 5.81
 Stearic (18:0) 2.49 3.47
 Oleic acid (18:1) 17.54 15.61
 Linoleic (18:2 n-6) 19.04 14.52
 α-Linolenic (18:3 n-3) 33.21 60.08
 Eicosenoic (20:1) 15.57 0.00
 Total Saturated 9.04 9.08
 Total Monounsaturated fatty acid 36.16 15.83
 Total n-3 fatty acid 33.34 60.08
 Total n-6 fatty acid 22.24 14.52
Minerals, ppm
 P 7,027 6,449
 K 8,612 7,025
 Ca 2,113 2,022
 Mg 3,013 3,439
 S 5,827 1,828
 Na 28.8 168
 Fe 99.2 61.3
 Mn 20.2 41.7
 Zn 45.9 53.4
 Cu 6.73 8.97