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Table 1 Effects of O3FAs on haematological indices in male rats

From: Omega-3 fatty acids as feed supplement modulates blood formation and body weight in Rattus norvegicus model

   Duration (day)   
Parameter Groups 0 14 28
PCV (%) Control 38.40 ± 0.5a1 40.20 ± 0.37a2 46.00 ± 0.84a3
150 mgkg−1 O3FA 41.20 ± 0.37b1 43.60 ± 0.68b2 51.40 ± 0.75b3
  250 mgkg−1 O3FA 40.80 ± 0.37b1 42.80 ± 0.49b2 51.60 ± 0.68b3
RBC (× 106cells/μl) Control 7.30 ± 0.07a1 7.32 ± 0.07a1 7.32 ± 0.07a1
150 mgkg−1 O3FA 7.24 ± 0.08a1 7.27 ± 0.07a1 7.29 ± 0.05a1
250 mgkg−1 O3FA 7.26 ± 0.05a1 7.27 ± 0.05a1 7.27 ± 0.042a1
Hb (g/dl) Control 12.80 ± 0.81a1 13.39 ± 0.13a2 15.33 ± 0.28a3
150 mgkg−1 O3FA 13.73 ± 0.13b1 14.53 ± 0.23b2 17.13 ± 0.25b3
  250 mgkg−1 O3FA 13.60 ± 0.13b1 14.27 ± 0.16b2 17.20 ± 0.23b3
WBC (× 103/μl) Control 8.92 ± 0.02a1 9.00 ± 0.03a2 9.03 ± 0.04a2
150 mgkg−1 O3FA 8.97 ± 0.02a1 9.00 ± 0.01a2 9.03 ± 0.02a2
  250 mgkg−1 O3FA 8.96 ± 0.03a1 9.01 ± 0.02a2 9.05 ± 0.03a2
MCV (fl) Control 52.61 ± 0.42a1 55.10 ± 0.98a2 63.00 ± 0.70a3
150 mgkg−1 O3FA 56.63 ± 0.94b1 59.76 ± 1.28b1 70.25 ± 1.35b2
  250 mgkg−1 O3FA 56.05 ± 0.46b1 58.80 ± 0.80b2 70.88 ± 0.94b3
MCH (pg) Control 17.54 ± 0.14a1 18.17 ± 0.33a1 20.94 ± 0.24a2
150 mgkg−1 O3FA 18.88 ± 0.32b1 19.92 ± 0.42b1 23.42 ± 0.45b1
  250 mgkg−1 O3FA 18.72 ± 0.14b1 19.62 ± 0.26b2 23.65 ± 0.30b3
MCHC (g/dl) Control 33.34 ± 0.00a1 33.30 ± 0.02a1 33.33 ± 0.00a1
150 mgkg−1 O3FA 33.33 ± 0.00a1 33.33 ± 0.00a1 33.33 ± 0.00a1
  250 mgkg−1 O3FA 33.34 ± 0.00a1 33.30 ± 0.02a1 33.33 ± 0.00a1
  1. Values with different alphabet superscript in a column were significantly (p < 0.05) different