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Table 5 Managerial and nutritional effect on blood parameters of heat-stressed pigeon

From: Behavioral, hepato-morphological, and biochemical studies on the possible protective effect of black seed and water bath against change-mediated heat stress on pigeon

Group item Control Heat stress Water bath Propolis Black seed Wheat diet
Hematological blood parameters
T.L.C 13.3 ± 0.9 13.6 ± 1.7 13.7 ± 1.3 13 ± 1.1 12.9 ± 0.8 12.8 ± 1.1
H.B 15.7 ± 0.2 17 ± 0.69 15.3 ± 0.49 15 ± 0.8 14.6 ± 0.6 14.9 ± 0.01
Neutrophils % 35.5 ± 1.45 37 ± 1.45 40.5 ± 2.84 37 ± 3.45 38.4 ± 2.2 34.5 ± 7.22
Lymphocyte % 40.3 ± 1.21 50 ± 1.21 43.5 ± 10.07 50 ± 1.21 45.5 ± 1.3 50 ± 7.51
Monocytes % 21.5 ± 0.58a 8.5 ± 0.58b 13 ± 0.29a,b 11.5 ± 0.58b 14.5 ± 0.6a,b 11.5 ± 0.012a,b
Heterophils % 2.7 ± 0.58b 4.5 ± 0.58a 3 ± 0.58b 3.5 ± 0.58a,b 2.6 ± 0.5b 4 ± 0.29a
H:L ratio 0.06 ± 0.04b 0.09 ± 0.01a 0.06 ± 0.009b 0.07 ± 0.0a,b 0.05 ± 0.03b 0.08 ± 0.008a,b
Chemicals blood parameters
Catalase 28.4 ± 0.88a 32.4 ± 2.68a 11.5 ± 4.03b 16.5 ± 4.3b 14.9 ± 3.03b 30.3 ± 2.9a,b
Total antioxidant 0.22 ± 0.01a 0.12 ± 0.01b 0.25 ± 0.02a 0.19 ± 0.003a 0.23 ± 0.01a 0.11 ± 0.02b
Glucose (mg/dl) 414 ± 11.3b 516.9 ± 6.3a 397.6 ± 18.1b 386.4 ± 14.1b 395.3 ± 26.3b 590.6 ± 18.8a
Cholesterol (mg/dl) 222 ± 5.9b 296.3 ± 15.4a 216.7 ± 11.9b 234 ± 4.45b 217.1 ± 9.2b 285.1 ± 4.1a,b
  1. Means with different superscripts in the same row differ significantly
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