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Table 1 Chicken feed composition,% of ingredients

From: Increased EPA levels in serum phospholipids of humans after four weeks daily ingestion of one portion chicken fed linseed and rapeseed oil

  SO RLO
Wheat 45 45
Maize gluten 10 10
Soybean meal 17 17
Oat 15 15
Rendered fat 4 4
Soybean oil 4 0
Rape seed oil 0 2
Linseed oil 0 2
Choline cholride 0.13 0.13
Mono calcium phosphate 1.4 1.4
Ground limestone 1.3 1.3
Sodium chloride 0.25 0.25
Sodium bicarbonate 0.2 0.2
Mikromin Fjørfe FK50 0.15 0.15
Mikromin Selen 300FK 0.1 0.1
Vitamin A 0.03 0.03
Vitamin E 0.06 0.06
Vitamin ADBK 0.09 0.09
Vitamin D3 0.08 0.08
L-lysine 0.4 0.4
DL-methionine 0.2 0.2
L-threonine 0.2 0.2
  1. The two diets were identical except the content of 4% soybean oil (SO) or 2% rapeseed oil plus 2% linseed oil (RLO).
  2. Composition of Mikromin Fjørfe FK 50 is: 35 g Fe/kg, 10 g Cu/kg, 85 g Mn/kg, 55 g Zn/kg and 0.7 I /kg. Mikromin Selen 300 FK is: 0.3 g Se/kg. Both mixtures are from Normin AS, Hønefoss, Norway.