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Table 4 Hematological variables in cows with different body condition score (BCS)

From: Effects of body condition on the insulin resistance, lipid metabolism and oxidative stress of lactating dairy cows

ItemBCS1SEMP-value
LowMediumHigh
Red blood cells, 103 /μL6.306.366.440.140.75
Haemoglobin, g/L91.891.495.21.500.14
Haematocrit, %30.230.731.30.660.54
Mean corpuscular volume, fL48.549.248.50.850.81
Mean corpuscular haemoglobin, pg14.414.614.60.230.75
Platelet, 103/μL45344746333.80.94
Mean platelet volume, fL5.595.455.460.130.73
Platelet distribution width16.616.416.50.170.60
Thrombocytocrit, %0.240.240.260.020.69
  1. a-bMeans within same row with different superscripts differ (P < 0.05)
  2. 1Low: BCS ≤ 2.75 (n = 12); Medium: 3.0 ≤ BCS ≤ 3.5 (n = 15); BCS ≥ 3.75 (n = 15)