Prequel with Omega-6s

Research

The Essential Nutrient for Pregnancy and Productivity… let’s take a look at the research that shows why.

Increased Early Milk Production

INCREASED EARLY MILK PRODUCTION 

Increased Early Milk Production Chart

  Lbs./cow/day
  Omega 6:3 Ratio

 Adapted from Bilby et al. 2006, University of Florida – Gainesville; Moussavi et al. 2007, Cornell University; Santos, Greco et al. 2013, University of Florida

CARRYOVER EFFECT CONFIRMED 

95% of milk gained early lactation is maintained

Carryover chart

•• Adapted from M. Garcia, L.F. Greco, W.W. Thatcher, J.E.P. Santos, and C.R. Staples et al. 2014, University of Florida – Gainesville

Proven Reproductive Gains

Improved Embryo Retention

  • *
  • **

* P<0.01, Silvestre et al. 2008; ** P<0.05, Santos et al. 2005

Improved Conception Rates

  • 28%
  • 35%
  • 39%

 Adapted from Silvestre, et al., 2008, University of Florida – Gainesville

Peer-Reviewed Research

Effects of Altering the Ratio of n-6 to n-3 FA on Performance

Greco, Santos, et al., University of Florida – Gainesville, 2014

The Role of Specific Fatty Acids on Dairy Cattle Performance and Fertility

Santos, et al., University of Florida – Gainesville, 2013

Effects on Milk Yield and Metabolic Responses

Moussavi, et al., Cornell University, 2007

Effects on Ovarian and Uterine Responses

Moussavi, et al., Cornell University, 2007

Fatty Acids and Transition

Santos, et al., University of California – Davis, 2003

Fatty Acids for Fertility

Staples, et al., University of Florida – Gainesville, 2002

Omega-3s and Reproduction I

Bilby, et al., University of Florida – Gainesville, 2006

Omega-3s and Reproduction II

Bilby, et al., University of Florida – Gainesville, 2006

Omega-3s and Reproduction III

Bilby, et al., University of Florida – Gainesville, 2006

Effects of Differential Supplementation of FA I

Silvestre, et al., University of Florida – Gainesville, 2011

Effects of Differential Supplementation of FA II

Silvestre, et al., University of Florida – Gainesville, 2011