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Table 2 Least squares means (s.e.) for concentration of fibrinogen and haptoglobin in beef cows following abrupt weaning and subsequent housing

From: Characterisation of physiological and immunological responses in beef cows to abrupt weaning and subsequent housing

  Pre-weaning Days post-weaning Pre-housing Days post-housing
Variable 0 2 7 14 21 28 35 0 2 7 14 21
Fibrinogen 408 458a 489a 489a 493a 462a 467a 467 411d 488 587f 364f
(mg/dl) (15.2) (16.9) (18.6) (20.7) (15.7) (12.8) (20.1) (20.1) (20.1) (22.2) (24.9) (27.2)
Haptoglobi 0.33 0.43b 0.53b 0.72b 0.46b 0.57b 0.67b 0.68 0.74 0.68 0.49d 0.54d
n (mg/dl) (0.013) (0.031) (0.02) (0.07) (0.01) (0.025) (0.03) (0.038) (0.03) (0.03) (0.01) (0.06)
  1. a,b,cWithin a row, means differ from pre-weaning baseline by P < 0.05, P < 0.01, and P < 0.001, respectively. d,e,fWithin a row, means differ from pre-housing baseline by P < 0.05, P < 0.01, and P < 0.001, respectively.