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Table 4 Effects of feeding maize oil and TBHQ on average daily gain 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 + +
Average daily gain, g
 D 0–5 16 2 1 -9
 D 5–12 324 310 322 265
 D 12–19 356 361 351 329
 D 19–26 474 462 465 444
 D 26–34 629 628 634 601
 Overall (day 0–34) 360 353 355 326
 Pooled-SEM 14
P-value
 Oxidation 0.25
 Antioxidant 0.20
 Oxidation × Antioxidant 0.44
 Day <  0.01
 Day × Oxidation 0.99
 Day × Antioxidant 0.84
 Day × Oxidation × Antioxidant 0.89
  1. aRendox® CQ, (active ingredient is TBHQ; Kemin Industries, Des Moines, IA) was added at 1000 mg/kg of lipid