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Table 4 Blood parameter of broiler chickens fed the diet containing rice bran oil (RBO)a

From: Effects of dietary supplementation with rice bran oil on the growth performance, blood parameters, and immune response of broiler chickens

Items Dietary treatmentsb Pooled SEMc P-value
0 5 10 20 Linear Quadratic
Leukocytesd        
 WBC (K/μL) 14.34 12.27 13.62 14.97 1.70 0.61 0.56
 HE (K/μL) 0.28 2.15 2.23 2.06 0.30 <0.01 <0.01
 LY (K/μL) 3.75 8.78 9.56 6.65 0.91 <0.01 <0.01
 MO (K/μL) 0.30 1.14 1.35 0.91 0.13 <0.01 <0.01
 EO (K/μL) 0.01 0.18 0.16 0.27 0.04 0.98 0.24
 BA (K/μL) 0.00 0.03 0.02 0.04 0.02 0.18 0.25
Erythrocytese        
 RBC (M/μL) 2.48 2.54 2.61 2.27 0.09 0.65 0.20
 Hb (g/dL) 9.83 10.03 10.07 9.40 0.26 0.76 0.25
 HCT (%) 24.47 25.03 25.17 22.90 0.87 0.99 0.12
 MCV (fL) 98.60 98.43 96.80 100.95 1.64 0.54 0.78
 MCH (pg) 39.70 39.43 38.67 41.50 0.82 0.18 0.30
 MCHC (g/dL) 40.23 40.10 40.00 41.05 0.79 0.46 0.36
  1. aData are least squares means of 6 observations per treatments
  2. bBasal diet was supplemented with RBO at 5, 10, or 20 g/kg
  3. cPooled standard error of the means
  4. dLeukocytes: WBC white blood cells, HE heterophils, LY lymphocytes; heterophil : lymphocytes; MO monocytes, EO eosinophils, BA basophils
  5. eErythrocytes: RBC red blood cells, Hb hemoglobin, HCT hematocrit, MCV mean corpuscular volume, MCH mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCHC mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration