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Table 5 Effects of phytogenic supplements on haematological indices of broiler chickens

From: The effects of Myristica fragrans seed meal and Syzygium aromaticum leaf meal dietary supplementation on growth performance and oxidative status of broiler chicken

Parameters Diet 1
Control
Diet 2
0.25% MSM
Diet 3
0.25% SLM
Diet 4
0.25% MSCM
P value
Packed cell volume (%) 34.00 ± 1.15 34.50 ± 0.28 38.00 ± 1.15 34.50 ± 2.02 0.19
Red blood cells (×1012/l) 3.06 ± 0.31 2.90 ± 0.05 2.35 ± 0.08 2.60 ± 0.11 0.08
Haemoglobin conc. (g/dl) 11.20 ± 0.61 11.50 ± 0.09 12.66 ± 0.38 11.50 ± 0.67 0.24
Mean cell haemoglobin conc. (g/dl) 32.99 ± 1.98 33.33 ± 0.00 33.33 ±v0.00 33.34 ± 0.00 0.99
Mean cell volume (fl) 112.50 ± 8.31c 119.04 ± 1.37bc 161.81 ± 1.05a 132.44 ± 1.88b 0.01
Mean cell haemoglobin (pg) 36.96 ± 2.59c 39.68 ± 0.45c 53.93 ± 0.32a 44.14 ± 0.62b 0.01
White blood cells (×109/l) 3.83 ± 0.21 3.50 ± 1.09 2.05 ± 0.08 3.45 ± 0.03 0.19
  1. MSM Myristica fragrans seed meal, SLM Syzygium aromaticum leaf meal, MSCM Myristica fragrans seed meal and Syzygium aromaticum leaf meal composite mix (1:1), SEM standard error of the mean
  2. abcMeans within a row with different letters and are significantly different (P < 0.05)