Quick Guides to Fatty Acids

  • Course level: Beginner
  • Duration 27m 22s


The name says it all as these ‘Quick Guides to Fatty Acids’ provide timely and easy to reference fatty acid concepts. Each of the Quick Guides to Fatty Acids are a complete lesson on fatty acid basics, accompanied by a 3–5 minute video. Designed for several different roles, the quick guides to fatty acids are helpful if you are:

  • A nutritionist who wants to brush up on the basics of fatty acid balancing, or who could utilize simple visuals to share with your clients.
  • A dairy producer who is looking to improve milk, milk fat and herd health through fine tuning the fatty acid balance in their diets.
  • A student who wants to dig deeper into dairy nutrition to build your base knowledge beyond your current course work.
  • A Dairy Science professor who wants to make Fatty Acid education more accessible and simplified through short online videos.

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7 Lessons27m 22s

Quick Guides to Fatty Acids

Fatty Acids in Dairy Feed: Roles & Rumen Biohydrogenation00:05:11
Total Fatty Acids: Where Are They in a Typical Dairy Diet?00:04:14
Managing Milk Fat: 18:2 vs. Rumen Protection00:03:12
Digestibility of Fatty Acids: Oleic & Stearic Effects00:04:01
Fatty Acids Impact on Feed Efficiency00:03:12
Omega Fatty Acids & Immune Balance00:04:31
Omega Fatty Acids Impact on Reproduction00:03:01

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