Perbedaan Nyata Hasil Pengukuran Kadar Air Cairan Rumen dengan Metoda Toluen dan Metoda "Oven"
The water content of ruminal fluid of sheep was estimated from twenty four sample, using "oven" and toluen methods. Ruminal fluid was collected from sheep that were given a ration consisted of 1% MBS dried cassava 4% from dried cassava wight, 5 g bone meal salt. Pennisetum purposum was given ad libitum. The effect of those methods was compared by using tast. The result showed that the water content wa 96.54% for 'oven" method and 96.10% for toluen method, respectively. the water content using the toluen method was highly significantly lower that using the "oven" method (P/0/.01)