Seed oil is added to feed ration as a supplement in order to raise the fat content of the dry meal.
"Regarding individual components, canola oil is low in saturated fat and contains both omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids in a ratio of 2:1. It is high in monounsaturated fats, which may decrease the risk of heart disease." **
** "Protect Your Heart: Choose Fats Wisely". American Diabetes Association. 2004. Archived from the original on 12 September 2008. Retrieved 21 October 2020.