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Table 3 Biochemical values 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%)
Total protein (g/l) 65.00 94.82 79.63 91.63 97.54 88.71 5.52
Albumin (g/l) 36.84 35.56 31.84 48.43 44.62 37.93 6.72
Globulin (g/l) 28.16b 59.26a 47.79ab 43.20ab 52.92ab 50.78ab 2.53
Albumin/globulin ratio 1.31 0.60 0.67 1.12 0.84 0.75 0.10
AST (iu/l) 81.75bc 91.5abc 128.25a 123.52ab 48.00c 84.00abc 8.04
ALT (iu/l) 8.20b 11.8b 10.50b 33.33a 9.60b 14.00b 2.21
  1. a, b, c = means within the same row with different superscripts are significantly (P < 0.05) different