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Table 2 Experimental diet composition and calculated nutrient analysis

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

  Experimental diets1
Ingredients, % Control Camelina Flax
Corn grain 49.4 43.4 40.2
Soybean meal (49 % CP) 21.0 17.8 19.0
Wheat middling 19.8 19.0 21.0
Limestone 7.4 7.4 7.4
Dicalcium Phosphate 1.6 1.6 1.6
Premix2 0.4 0.4 0.4
Salt 0.4 0.4 0.4
Camelina seed 0.0 10.0 0.0
Flax seed 0.0 0.0 10.0
Nutrient composition
 Metabolizable energy, kcal/kg 2,800 2,800 2,800
 Crude protein, % 18.0 18.0 18.0
 Calcium, % 3.5 3.5 3.5
 Available phosphorus, % 0.45 0.45 0.45
 Lysine, % 0.89 0.89 0.80
 Cystine, % 0.30 0.33 0.32
 Methionine, % 0.27 0.38 0.37
 Arginine, % 1.15 1.28 1.40
 Threonine, % 0.63 0.64 0.63
Fatty acid composition, %
 Palmitic acid (16:0) 15.37 9.39 9.22
 Plamitolieic acid (16:1) 1.10 0.52 0.08
 Stearic acid (18:0) 3.35 2.59 3.50
 Oleic acid (18:1) 19.91 18.70 17.52
 Linoleic acid (18:2 n-6) 51.71 30.99 28.16
 α-Linolenic acid (18:3 n-3) 5.19 22.84 39.76
 Eicosaenoic acid (20:1) 0.66 11.55 0.54
 Total saturated fatty acids 19.19 12.19 12.94
 Total monounsaturated fatty acids 21.67 30.77 18.14
 Total n-3 fatty acids 6.86 23.50 40.37
 Total n-6 fatty acids 52.28 33.54 28.55
 Totaln-6:n-3 fatty acids 7.69 1.43 0.71
  1. 1Control, Camelina, and Flax represent corn-soybean meal basal diet (Control); or basal diets containing Camelina seed at 10 % (Camelina) or flax seed at 10 % (Flax). 2Suppled per lb feed: Vit A, 740,000 IU; Vit D3. 440,000 ICU; Vit E 1,200 IU; Vit B12, 1.6 mg; Riboflavin, 800 mg; Pantothenic acid, 1,000 mg; Niacin, 6,000 mg; Menadione, 135 mg; Choline, 500 mg; Thiamine, 135 mg; Folic acid, 45 mg; Pyridoxine,180 mg; d-biotin, 0.15 mg; Ethoxyquin, 2.5 μg; Manganese, 2.5 %; Zinc, 92.4 mg; Selenium, 120 ppm; Zinc, 2.00 %; Choline, 50,000; Copper sulfate 2,000 ppm; Iodine 1.145 ppm; Iron 1.8 %