Long-chain polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutrients. They are synthesized by humans and most animal species at low levels and play a crucial role in human health, helping to maintain heart, brain, and eye health.¹ They may also help lower the risk of heart disease.²1 Cleveland Clinic, Omega 3 Fatty Acids
As in humans, Long-chain omega-3s are essential for animal nutrition. The importance of DHA omega-3 in Swine nutrition is receiving increasing attention. Numerous studies support specific benefits for Swine in fertility and youthful growth.
In nature, marine microalgae are at the base of the food chain and the original source of omega-3 fatty acids that later accumulate in these fish. To meet the production challenges and growing demand of Omega-3s, microalgae fermentation plays a strategic role as we access its naturally original source.
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AlgaPrime™ DHA is a high-quality, vegetarian source of Omega-3 Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA), which is a key building block for Poultry. With AlgaPrime™ DHA we help maintain or raise the Omega-3s level for healthy diets, reducing the dependency on fish oil in feed, while preserving the environment.
³ Smits et al. (2012) Embryo survival but not first-parity litter size, is increased when gilts are fed diets supplemented with omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil. Animal Production Science 53 (1), 57-66 / Rosero et al. (2016) Optimizing dietary lipid use to improve essential fatty acid status and reproductive performance of the modern lactating sow: a review. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 7:34, 1-1 / Rosero et al. (2016) Optimizing dietary lipid use to improve essential fatty acid status and reproductive performance of the modern lactating sow: a review. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 7:34, 1-18 34. Smits R. (2011a) /The functional role and requirements for long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in breeding gilts and sows. PhD Thesis, University of Adelaide, Australia, 197 p. 35. Smits et al. (2011b) /Sow litter size is increased in the subsequent parity when lactating sows are fed diets containing n-3 fatty acids from fish oil. J. Anim. Sci. 89, 2731–2738 36. Gabler et al. (2007) /In utero and postnatal exposure to long chain (n-3) PUFA enhances intestinal glucose absorption and energy stores in weanling pigs. J. Nutr. 137, 2351–2358