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Sub acute toxicity of oral administration of fenvalerate in chicks was assessed. Birds were divided into four groups, group C1, C2, T1 and T2 with each group containing 25 birds. The birds of group C1 was given no treatment and served as control. Group C2 was administered groundnut oil and served as vehicle. Group T1 and T2 were given 2mg/kg of fenvalerate suspended in groundnut oil for 10 and 15 day.  The blood sample were collected from birds after 10th and 15th days of oral administration and analyzed for hematological and biochemical parameters. The study showed that hematological parameter (Hemoglobin, packed cell volume, total erythrocyte count) remained unaffected except total leukocyte count was decreased significantly (P<0.05) and Total serum protein was also decreased significantly (P<0.01). Fenvalerate induced significant alteration in serum Aspartate aminotransferase (P<0.01) and Alanine aminotransferase (P<0.05) activity.


Gallus domesticus fenvalerate synthetic pyrethroid toxicity

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Verma , R. ., & Pathak, S. . . (2015). Haemato-biochemical alteration in chicks (Gallus domesticus) following short term exposure of synthetic pyrethroid type II fenvalerate. Environment Conservation Journal, 16(1&amp;2), 139–142.


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