Dietary modification of omega-3 fatty acids for birds with atherosclerosis. Academic Article uri icon


  • Many avian species naturally develop or are easily induced to develop atherosclerosis. Various studies have explored the effect of providing supplemental unsaturated fatty acids in an attempt to reduce atherosclerosis, with omega-3 fatty acids providing the most promising results.

author list (cited authors)

  • Petzinger, C., Heatley, J. J., Cornejo, J., Brightsmith, D. J., & Bauer, J. E.

citation count

  • 24

publication date

  • March 2010