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Table 2 Effect of O3FAs on haematological indices in female rats

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

  Duration (day)  
ParameterGroups01428
PCV (%)Control39.40 ± 0.51b141.40 ± 0.51b242.80 ± 0.37ab2
150 mgkg−1 O3FA37.00 ± 0.45a139.20 ± 0.37a242.20 ± 0.74ab3
 250 mgkg−1 O3FA35.80 ± 0.37a138.20 ± 0.37a240.80 ± 0.37a3
RBC (× 106 cells/μl)Control7.36 ± 0.07a17.38 ± 0.07a17.39 ± 0.07a1
150 mgkg−1 O3FA7.27 ± 0.06a17.30 ± 0.06a17.29 ± 0.06a1
250 mgkg−1 O3FA7.36 ± 0.05a17.37 ± 0.05a17.37 ± 0.04a1
Hb (g/dl)Control13.13 ± 0.17b113.80 ± 0.17b1213.94 ± 0.29a2
150 mgkg−1 O3FA12.47 ± 0.25a113.07 ± 0.12a114.73 ± 0.24a2
 250 mgkg−1 O3FA11.93 ± 0.12a112.73 ± 0.13a214.07 ± 0.29a3
WBC (× 103/μl)Control8.90. ± 0.02a19.00 ± 0.03a19.05 ± 0.04a1
150 mgkg−1 O3FA8.99 ± 0.01a19.00 ± 0.02ab19.04 ± 0.02a1
 250 mgkg−1 O3FA8.96 ± 0.02a19.06 ± 0.01b29.05 ± 0.03a2
MCV (fl)Control53.52 ± 0.47a156.08 ± 0.44c257.90 ± 0.37a3
150 mgkg−1 O3FA51.18 ± 0.52b153.74 ± 0.29b257.90 ± 0.91b3
 250 mgkg−1 O3FA48.63 ± 0.72a151.82 ± 0.69a255.35 ± 0.74b3
MCH (pg)Control17.84 ± 0.15c118.51 ± 0.18a218.84 ± 0.26a2
150 mgkg−1 O3FA17.15 ± 0.25b117.91 ± 0.95b220.21 ± 0.31c3
 250 mgkg−1 O3FA16.21 ± 0.24a117.27 ± 0.23a219.09 ± 0.47b3
MCHC (g/dl)Control33.33 ± 0.07a133.33 ± 0.37a132.55 ± 0.43a1
150 mgkg−1 O3FA33.68 ± 0.35a133.32 ± 0.29a134.91 ± 0.03b2
 250 mgkg−1 O3FA33.33 ± 0.19a133.33 ± 0.46a134.47 ± 0.54b2
  1. Values with different alphabet superscript in a column were significantly (p < 0.05) different
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