Pemanfaatan Cairan Pencuci Piring dan Garam Sebagai Alternatif Untuk Mendeteksi Mastitis Subklinis Pada Sapi Perah
This study was conducted to determine the benefits of dishwashing liquid and cooking salt as a alternative for CMT fluids for subclinical mastitis testing in dairy cows in Udanawu sub-district, Blitar district. The materials used in this study were 12 dairy cows suffering from subclinical mastitis, paddle, CMT fluid, ,dishwashing liquid and cooking salt. This study used a randomized block design (RBD). The treatments were giving CMT fluids, a mixture of dishwashing liquid and 20%, 30%, and 40% of table salt on milk taken from each nipple that was placed on the paddle. The results of this study showed that there was a significant difference (P <0.05) for each concentration of dishwashing liquid mixture and cooking salt. The range of mean scores on the administration of CMT was 3.75 Â± 0.25, the cairan pencuci piring mixture of cooking salt was 20% 1.67 Â± 0.14, the mixture was 30% 2.92 Â± 0.52, the mixture was 40% 3.42 Â± 0.57. The conclusion of this study is that a mixture of cairan pencuci piring and cooking salt can be used as a substitute for CMT fluids which is cheap and easy to obtain and can serve as a guideline for dairy farmers to prevent subclinical mastitis in dairy cows.