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American Journal of Food and Nutrition. 2021, 9(2), 82-86
DOI: 10.12691/ajfn-9-2-4
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Blood Biochemical Parameters Exploration in Broilers and Local Chickens in Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire

Baudouin Angoua KOKORE1, , Nahounou Mathieu BLEYERE2, Soualio KAMAGATE1 and Paul Angoué YAPO2

1Department of Animal Biology, Peleforo Gon Coulibaly University, Korhogo, Côte d'Ivoire

2Department of Physiology Pharmacology and Pharmacopoeia, Nangui Abrogoua University, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Pub. Date: May 19, 2021

Cite this paper:
Baudouin Angoua KOKORE, Nahounou Mathieu BLEYERE, Soualio KAMAGATE and Paul Angoué YAPO. Blood Biochemical Parameters Exploration in Broilers and Local Chickens in Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire. American Journal of Food and Nutrition. 2021; 9(2):82-86. doi: 10.12691/ajfn-9-2-4

Abstract

Serum biochemical profile provides valuable information about health and immune status of animals. These biochemical parameters values are influenced by species, age, sex, season, geographic region, nutrition and physiological conditions. The aim of the work is to explore the blood biochemical parameters of broilers and local chickens for consumption in the city of Korhogo. To do this, a venous blood sample was taken from 64 chickens, including 32 local chickens and 32 broiler seemingly healthy chickens for the biochemical tests. The mean values of glucose and phosphorus are within the international reference ranges. In contrast, total protein was higher and uric acid and calcium were below these ranges for both groups of chickens. ASAT (Aspartate aminotransferase) levels were significantly higher in females of local chickens than in males. In contrast, uric acid and phosphorus levels were higher in males than in females in both groups of chicken. Hypocalcemia was observed in all local chickens. Some parameters are within the reference ranges and others are not. They are generally higher in broilers than in local chickens.

Keywords:
biochemical parameters local chicken broilers Korhogo

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