COMPARATIVE BLOOD PROFILE OF HIGH AND LOW YIELDING KARAN FRIES COWS DURING EARLY LACTATION

Article Id: ARCC479 | Page : 354-360
Citation :- COMPARATIVE BLOOD PROFILE OF HIGH AND LOW YIELDING KARAN FRIES COWS DURING EARLY LACTATION.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2012.(46):354-360
Sandeep Kaswan*, Joydip Mukherjee1, Shiv Prasad and A.K. Dang1 deep402vet@gmail.com
Address : Livestock Production and Management Division National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal-132 001, India

Abstract

Hematological parameters associated with immunity and general health were estimated in high (EPA >5000kg/305d, n=8) and low yielding (EPA n a week during early lactation period i.e. from 1st to 14th week postpartum. Hematological parameters included under study are Hemoglobin, Packed cell volume (PCV), Total erythrocyte count (TEC), Total leukocyte count (TLC), Differential leukocyte count (DLC), blood indices and phagocytic activity (PA) of blood neutrophils. Hemoglobin concentration, Eosinophil count, TEC and PA of blood neutrophils were significantly (Pcular hemoglobin (MCH) and Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC). Comparatively lower PA in high yielding cows could be one of the possible explanation for increased occurrence of udder infections i.e. mastitis in high yielder cows.

Keywords

Crossbred cows Hematological Early lactation Neutrophils Phagocytic activity.

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