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Table 5 Effects of feeding diets containing maize oil and TBHQ on feed intake 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 feed intake, g
 D 0–5 99 97 90 82
 D 5–12 395 369 374 311
 D 12–19 704 703 711 716
 D 19–26 734 689 703 683
 D 26–34 999 943 964 972
 Overall (day 0–34) 586 560 568 553
 Pooled-SEM 19
P-value
 Oxidation 0.50
 Antioxidant 0.27
 Oxidation × Antioxidant 0.79
 Day <  0.01
 Day × Oxidation 0.83
 Day × Antioxidant 0.81
 Day × Oxidation × Antioxidant 0.82
  1. aRendox® CQ, (active ingredient is TBHQ; Kemin Industries, Des Moines, IA) was added at 1000 mg/kg of lipid