The Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine


Eight cattle and eight buffaloes, female, 2-3 years of age, were used in the experiment. Four of each species were confined in shaded and non-shaded individual corrals. The average ambient temperature and relative humidity in the shaded and non-shaded areas were 82°F, 78% and 84°F, 72% respectively. 72% respectively. Hay, concentrate and water were given ad.lib. The experiment was conducted from June to August 1976. The study showed no significant differences in hemoglobin, PCV, WBCs' RBCs and osmolality due to shade effect. There were no significant species differences in hemoglobin and osmolality whereas the differences in PVC, WBCs and RBCs were significant.


Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University

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