DPC 7, Sampling Fluid Milk

Item #: DPC-007

Published: 2016

Pages: 9

This guideline gives detailed information on the proper procedure(s) for sampling milk on the farm, from the tank truck, and in the milk plant. It also briefly gives the steps for proper bulk milk collection at the farm. For detailed information on this Subject see DPC #50, Guidelines for Farm Bulk Milk Collecting Procedures.

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Table of Contents:
INTRODUCTION
GENERAL INFORMATION
Agitation
Condition of Milk
Test Variation
SAMPLING EQUIPMENT AND HANDLING SAMPLES
Containers
Sample-Transfer Instruments
Sampling Case
Thermometer
Handling
HAULER REGULATION AND TRAINING
FARM BULK TANK SAMPLING
Sampling Procedure
TANK TRUCK SAMPLING
PLANT SAMPLING
IN-LINE SAMPLING
STORAGE TANKS
FILLED CONTAINERS
SUMMARY
 

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