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Omega-3 enriched eggs by feeding hens chia seed

Antruejo, A., J.O. Azcona, P.T. Garcia, C. Galligner, M. Rosmini, R. Ayerza, W. Coates, and C.C. Perez. 2011. Omega-3 enriched egg production: the effect of α-linolenic ω-3 fatty acid sources on laying hen performance and yolk lipid content and fatty acid composition. British Poultry Science, 52(6):750-760 (Abstract ).(Journal publication link).

Ayerza, R. and W. Coates. 2002. Dietary Levels of Chia: Influence on hen weight, egg production and sensory quality, for two strains of hens. British Poultry Science, 43(2):283-290 (Abstract).(Journal publication link).

Anonymous. 2002. Omega-3 enriched products from animals fed chia diets: production and commercialization (History and References) (Abstract).

Ayerza, R. 2002. Omega-3 fatty acid enriched eggs: advantage of chia over other raw materials. Office of Arid Lands Studies, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA. (Full Text)

Ayerza, R.and W. Coates. 2001. Omega-3 enriched eggs: the influence of dietary alpha-linolenic fatty acid source combination on egg production and composition. Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 81(3):355-362 (Abstract) ( Full Article).

Ayerza, R. 2000. Huevos enriquecidos en acidos grasos omega-3 (In Spanish). Selecciones Avicolas, Real Escuela de Avicultura, Barcelona, España, 62(9):541-545 (Journal publication link).

Ayerza, R. and W. Coates. 2000. Dietary levels of chia:influence on yolk cholesterol, lipid content and fatty acid composition, for two strains of hens. Poultry Science, 78:724-739 (Abstract) ( Full Article).

Ayerza, R. and W. Coates. 1998. An omega-3 fatty acid enriched chia diet: its influence on egg fatty acid composition, cholesterol and oil content. Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 79:53-58 (Abstract) (Full Article link).

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