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Blood Parameter Pro le and Helminthiasis Identicationon in Sheep Fed with Diets Rich in Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid (PUFA)

Herinda Pertiwi, Siti Eliana Rochmi and Tri Bhawono Dadi

Veterinary Paramedic Division, Health Science Departement, Faculty of Vocattional Study, Airlangga University, Campus C UNAIR, Jl. Mulyorejo Surabaya, East Java 60115 Indonesia

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal May 2019 : 96 (5) - pages 11 to 13
(Received: November, 2018, Accepted: January, 2019)


The experiment was conducted to investigate the effect of Poly Unsaturated Fatty Acid (PUFA) rich diet on hematological value and helminth infestation of sheep. The experiment was carried with control group fed only with basal ration and other group were fed with basal ration in addition to 4% maize oil and soya oil, and water adlibitum. After eight months treatment, gastro intestinal tract helminthiasis and hematological changes were closely observed. In hematological analysis,erytrocyte and thrombocyte levels were signicantly decrease (P<0.05), whereas MCV level was increased signicantly (P<0.05). in this experiment during feeding of PUFA rich diets did not exhibit clinical symptoms, PUFA rich diets has antihelmintic effect against T.vitulorum, T.giardi, H.contortus, B.phlebotomum and T.globulosa.

Key Words: Helminthiasis, Hematological Analysis, PUFA, Sheep

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