Small Ruminants (goats & sheep) Guidelines

Small Ruminant dairies, goat and sheep dairies, process goat and sheep milk into various dairy products.

DPC 7, Sampling Fluid Milk

DPC 7, Sampling Fluid Milk

This guideline gives detailed information on the proper procedures 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. Also see DPC Guideline # 50.

$10.00

DPC 11, Sediment Testing and Producing Clean Milk

DPC 11, Sediment Testing and Producing Clean Milk

This guideline presents the merits of the sediment test, standards, details on performing the test, instructions on how to produce clean milk, and concludes with a brief statement about filtering milk.

$6.00

DPC 18, Field Person's Guide to Troubleshooting High Somatic Cell Counts

DPC 18, Field Person's Guide to Troubleshooting High Somatic Cell Counts

This guideline briefly discusses the significance of the problem of high somatic cell count (abnormal milk).

$14.00

DPC 21, Raw Milk Quality Tests

DPC 21, Raw Milk Quality Tests

This guideline provides information on the common tests used for evaluating the quality of raw milk.

$11.00

DPC 24, Troubleshooting High Bacteria Counts of Raw Milk

DPC 24, Troubleshooting High Bacteria Counts of Raw Milk

This guideline is designed to help laboratory, field personnel, and producers determine the cause and methods of correction of high bacteria counts in raw milk.

$15.00

DPC 28, Troubleshooting Residual Films on Dairy Farm Milk Handling Equipment

DPC 28, Troubleshooting Residual Films on Dairy Farm Milk Handling Equipment

This guideline provides practical information for troubleshooting films on dairy farm milk handling equipment. It tells how to identify the films, the causes, how to remove the films, and how to prevent films.

$9.00

DPC 30, Potable Water on Dairy Farms

DPC 30, Potable Water on Dairy Farms

This Guideline is written for regulatory officials, sanitarians, cooperative extension personnel, engineers and others who are advising dairy farmers on potable water supplies on dairy farms.

$15.50

DPC 33, Guidelines on Brucellosis and other Milkborne Diseases

DPC 33, Guidelines on Brucellosis and other Milkborne Diseases

This guideline covers procedures for the control and eradication of brucellosis in dairy cattle and dairy goats. It also gives the causative organisms, human symptoms, source of infection, and preventive measures for the following milkborne diseases that affect humans: campylobacteriosis, listeriosis, salmonellosis, tuberculosis, and yersiniosis.

$15.00

DPC 49, Pre and Postmilking Teat Disinfectants

DPC 49, Pre and Postmilking Teat Disinfectants

This guideline offers a discussion of good teat disinfection popularly referred to as teat dipping.

$10.50

DPC 50, Farm Bulk Milk Collection Procedures

DPC 50, Farm Bulk Milk Collection Procedures

This guideline provides information to the bulk milk hauler/sampler, the vital link between producers and handlers, on the proper techniques, principles, and procedures.

$13.00

DPC 59, Production and Regulation of Quality Dairy Goat Milk

DPC 59, Production and Regulation of Quality Dairy Goat Milk

This guideline deals with milk quality standards as applied to goat milk and is considered an introductory guideline to goat milk production.

$14.00

DPC 70, Small Ruminant Milking Systems

DPC 70, Small Ruminant Milking Systems

This guideline provides a practical discussion, for dairymen and certified equipment dealers, of the installation, cleaning and sanitizing of small ruminant milking systems. NOTE: Only the PDF Digital Version is currently available

$11.50