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Table 2 Haematological profile of WAD goats fed treated maize cob- and maize husk-based diets with mixture of microorganisms

From: Blood chemistry of West African dwarf goats fed treated maize cob- and maize husk-based diets with mixture of microorganisms

Parameters (%) Diets SEM
Maize cob Maize husk
A (0%) B (20%) C (30%) D (0%) E (20%) F (30%)
ESR (mm/h) 0.75ab 0.75ab 0.50b 1.00b 0.50b 0.50b 0.06
Pack Cell Volume (%) 27.50 29.00 29.00 24.00 26.67 32.33 1.03
Red Blood Cell (× 106/mm3) 10.26 10.87 11.87 8.56 11.24 13.06 0.53
White Blood Cell (× 106/mm3) 3.14 3.30 2.67 3.64 2.94 2.56 0.15
Haemoglobin (g/100 ml) 9.15 9.65 9.65 8.00 8.90 10.80 0.35
Lymphocytes (%) 60.50 60.50 60.50 62.00 60.67 59.33 0.33
Neutrophil (%) 29.50 28.50 30.00 27.00 29.00 30.33 0.46
Monocytes (%) 7.00 8.00 6.50 7.67 7.67 7.33 0.29
Eosinophil (%) 2.00 2.50 2.00 3.00 2.00 2.33 0.12
Basophil (% 1.00 0.50 1.00 0.00 0.67 0.67 0.13
  1. a, b = means within the same row with different superscripts are significantly (P < 0.05) different