Articles | Volume 61, issue 3
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 293–303, 2018
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 293–303, 2018

Original study 19 Jul 2018

Original study | 19 Jul 2018

The effect of feeding with hemp and Camelina cakes on the fatty acid profile of duck muscles

Robertas Juodka et al.

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Short summary
The study was carried out to investigate the effects of Camelina and hempseed cakes in the diets of ducks on the intramuscular fatty acid profile. Our study showed that supplementing Camelina cake in duck diets makes it possible to develop functional food, i.e. meat with a significantly higher content of ALA, total n-3 PUFA and the lowest ratios of n-6 / n-3 fatty acids in muscles. Duck diet with hempseed cake produces exceptional quality meat with an enriched content of n-6 GLA.