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Table 3 Effects of feeding maize oil and TBHQ on body weight of nursery pigs

From: Addition of tert-butylhydroquinone (TBHQ) to maize oil reduces lipid oxidation but does not prevent reductions in serum vitamin E in nursery pigs

Maize oil Unoxidized Oxidized
Antioxidanta + +
Body weight, kg
 Initial 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.6
 D 5 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.5
 D 12 9.9 9.8 9.8 9.4
 D 19 12.5 12.3 12.3 11.7
 D 26 15.8 15.5 15.5 14.8
 D 34 20.5 20.1 20.2 19.2
 Pooled-SEM 0.60
P-value
 Oxidation 0.53
 Antioxidant 0.48
 Oxidation × Antioxidant 0.73
 Day <  0.01
 Day × Oxidation 0.26
 Day × Antioxidant 0.09
 Day × Oxidation × Antioxidant 0.84
  1. aRendox® CQ, (active ingredient is TBHQ; Kemin Industries, Des Moines, IA) was added at 1000 mg/kg of lipid