Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 10

Hematological and Biochemical Values in Ducks

Archana Jain1* and Jyotsana Shakkarpude2*

1Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry College of Veterinary Science and A. H., NDVSU, Mhow, MP, India
2College of Veterinary Science and A. H., Mhow, MP, India

*Corresponding Author:Archana Jain, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry College of Veterinary Science and A. H., NDVSU, Mhow, MP, India.

Received: August 19, 2022; Published: September 26, 2022


In today’s world the interest of farmers is also increasing towards the poultry farming as well as in keeping ducks, geese, quail, and other species of poultry and waterfowl for raising their socioeconomic status. The physiologic especially the hematological and biochemical parameters are utmost important to determined their health status, body condition, adaptation to habitat and useful diagnostic tools in veterinary practice and ecological research. The aim of the study was to obtain hematological and biochemical parameters of these birds. Hematological and blood chemical values were determined for Indian captive Ducks. These blood samples were evaluated to establish normal blood values in ducks. Blood samples of twelve were collected from the brachial vein and analyzed within two hrs. of collection. Hematological parameters such as Hemoglobin, packed cell volume, erythrocyte and total leukocyte count and biochemical parameters like blood glucose, total protein, alkaline phosphatase, glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase and SGPT were determined. The hematological and biochemical values should prove useful in providing background information and documenting baseline data for intra and interspecies comparisons with normal and diseased birds. The birds sampled in this work were clinically healthy and the means and standard deviations shown give an indication of the normal range.

Keywords: Ducks; Hematological; Biochemical; Parameters


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Citation: Archana Jain and Jyotsana Shakkarpude. “Hematological and Biochemical Values in Ducks". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.10 (2022): 92-94.


Copyright: © 2022 Archana Jain and Jyotsana Shakkarpude. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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