Milking parlors for large & small dairy farms
This guideline provides a practical discussion, for the dairyman, equipment specialists and certified equipment dealers of the installation, cleaning, and sanitizing of large milking systems.
This guideline presents the merits of the sediment test; describes sediment testing methods, reference standards, & interpretation; provides an overview of applicable regulations; and concludes with best management practices to produce clean milk.
This guideline describes proper production and sampling techniques, on the farm, in the tank truck and at the plant, to prevent the addition of water to milk as well as correct laboratory testing procedures to aid in its accurate detection.
This guideline briefly discusses the significance of the problem of high somatic cell count (abnormal milk).
This guideline provides information on the common tests used for evaluating the quality of raw milk.
This guideline offers a discussion of good teat disinfection popularly referred to as teat dipping.
This guidelines provide much useful information for selecting and constructing elevated and mechanized milking parlors.
This guideline deals specifically with sizing dairy farm water heaters for cleaning pipeline milker systems.
This guideline provides information to assist in the evaluation of dairy processing, packaging and handling equipment, or machinery in meeting the appropriate sanitary criteria.
This guideline raises a wide range of questions-from mundane to complex-regarding what issues need to be addressed when considering a dairy complex.
This guideline provides a practical discussion, for dairymen and certified equipment dealers, of the installation, cleaning and sanitizing of small ruminant milking systems.
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This guideline provides a practical discussion, and working resource for dairy farmers and industry persons who are involved in working with non-electric Amish farms.