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Table 1 Chemical composition and fatty acids profile of dietary components and CAL

From: Dietary Coleus amboinicus Lour. decreases ruminal methanogenesis and biohydrogenation, and improves meat quality and fatty acid composition in longissimus thoracis muscle of lambs

Item Grass Silage Concentrate CAL
Dry matter content, g/kg 416 889 919
Chemicals composition, g/kg DM
 Ash 86.9 71.9 153
 Organic matter 913 928 847
 Crude protein 187 203 214
 Ether extract 20.6 38.0 43.3
 aNDF 456 238 405
Fatty acids, g/100 g FA
 C14:0 0.90 0.20 0.45
 C16:0 19.9 16.3 18.7
 C18:0 5.88 3.71 4.35
 C18:1 cis- 9 8.80 23.7 2.50
 C18:2 cis- 9. cis- 12 14.4 42.7 10.8
 C18:3 cis- 9 cis- 12 cis- 15 36.1 9.20 45.1
 ∑ Other FA 13.9 4.23 18.1
  ∑ SFA 30.1 21.4 26.0
  ∑ UFA 69.9 78.6 74.0
  ∑ MUFA 14.3 26.2 14.8
  ∑ PUFA 55.5 52.5 59.2
  ∑ n-6 FA 17.7 43.0 12.3
  ∑ n-3 FA 37.8 9.42 46.9
  1. CAL C. amboinicus Lour., DM dry matter, aNDF NDF analyzed with α-amylase, FA fatty acids, SFA saturated fatty acids, UFA unsaturated fatty acids, MUFA monounsaturated fatty acids, PUFA polyunsaturated fatty acids