DPC 97, The Direct Loading of Milk from the Milking Parlor into Bulk Milk Tankers

Item #: DPC-097

Published: 2012

Pages: 5

This is a general guideline covering the practice of direct loading of milk from the milking parlor into a bulk milk tanker and the issues involved. This guideline is meant to serve those producers, milk haulers and milk handlers who are considering the practice of direct loading milk into a bulk milk tanker.

DISCLAIMER: The DPC is not responsible for the use or application of the information provided in this Guideline. It is the responsibility of the user to ensure that the information addresses their needs and that any action taken complies with appropriate regulations and standards.

Table of Contents:
INTRODUCTION
DEFINITION
CONSIDERATIONS
     REGULATORY
     MILK MARKET
     MILK HAULER
     SIZE OF DAIRY FARM
FACILITIES REQUIRED FOR DIRECT LOADING OF MILK
     NUMBER OF MILK STORAGE UNITS
     BULK MILK TANKER LOADING AREA
     COOLING THE MILK
     TEMPERATURE RECORDING DEVICES
     TRANSFER HOSE
SAMPLING THE MILK
WEIGHING THE MILK
     METER WEIGHTS
REFERENCES

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DPC 97, The Direct Loading of Milk from the Milking Parlor into Bulk Milk Tankers

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