Characteristics of water soluble markers for measuring rumen liquid volume and dilution rate.

@article{Teeter1983CharacteristicsOW,
  title={Characteristics of water soluble markers for measuring rumen liquid volume and dilution rate.},
  author={Robert G. Teeter and Fredric N. Owens},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={1983},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={
          717-28
        }
}
  • R. TeeterF. Owens
  • Published 1 March 1983
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of animal science
The utility of five water soluble markers (WSM) for measuring rumen liquid volume and dilution rate was examined in nine in vitro and in vivo experiments. The WSM tested included polyethylene glycol (PEG) and ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) complexes of Cr, Co, Fe and Yb. Feedstuffs incubated in vitro absorbed variable amounts of distilled H2O and autoclaved rumen fluid with roughages imbibing greater (P less than .05) amounts of fluid than feeds higher in starch. Liquid present in the… 

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