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Table 5 Haematological profile of New Zealand White and Chinchilla rabbits fed varied levels of FCPHM diets

From: Effect of biologically upgraded cocoa pod husk meal on growth, serum and antioxidant properties of two rabbit breeds

Factors PCV (%) RBC (106/mm3) WBC (109/mm3) Hb (g/dl) GRAN (109/m3) LYM (109/mm3) MON (109/mm3) MCH (pg) MCHC (g/dl) MCV (fL)
Breed
 New Zealand White 41.00 4.57 7.13 13.62 32.00 57.50 3.17 90.22 33.17 29.98
 Chinchilla 39.50 4.37 5.42 13.13 43.33 54.17 2.50 93.25 33.20 30.72
 SEM 1.78 0.26 0.59 0.58 6.81 5.10 0.60 5.59 0.05 1.87
 p value 0.57 0.61 0.09 0.58 0.28 0.66 0.46 0.71 0.67 0.79
% FCPHM levels
 0.0 42.50 4.98 6.35 14.13 50.50 46.75 2.75 86.70 33.20 28.43
 12.5 39.00 4.33 6.83 12.95 33.00 64.75 2.25 90.28 33.15 29.98
 25.0 39.25 4.10 5.65 13.05 29.50 56.00 3.50 98.23 33.20 32.65
 SEM 2.18 0.32 0.72 0.71 8.34 6.25 0.74 6.84 0.07 2.28
 p value 0.49 0.21 0.55 0.48 0.24 0.21 0.52 0.52 0.82 0.46
Breed × FCPHM levels (%)
 New Zealand Whites
  0.0 40.50 4.70 7.30 13.45 42.00 55.00 3.00 86.20 33.20 28.70
  12.5 41.00 4.50 7.50 13.60 35.00 62.50 2.50 92.25 33.10 30.60
  25.0 41.50 4.50 6.60 13.80 19.00 55.00 4.00 92.20 33.20 30.65
 Chinchilla
  0.0 44.50 5.25 5.40 14.80 59.00 38.50 2.50 87.20 33.20 28.15
  12.5 37.00 4.15 6.15 12.30 31.00 67.00 2.00 88.30 33.20 29.35
  25.0 37.00 3.70 4.70 12.30 40.00 57.00 3.00 104.25 33.20 34.65
  SEM 3.08 0.45 1.02 1.00 11.80 8.84 1.04 9.68 0.09 3.23
  p value 0.364 0.373 0.953 0.352 0.556 0.476 0.963 0.713 0.824 0.693
  1. PCV packed cell volume, RBC red blood cells, WBC white blood cell, HB haemoglobin concentration, GRAN granulocyte, LYM lymphocytes, MON monocytes, MCH mean cell haemoglobin, MCHC mean cell haemoglobin concentration, MCV mean cell volume, FCPHM fermented cocoa pod husk meal, SEM standard error of mean
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