Composition of cottontail rabbit milk from stomachs of young and directly from gland.

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Milk samples were from stomachs of 27 nursing cottontail rabbits (Sylvilagus floridanus) within 5 min after cessation of nursing. Four milk samples were directly from mammary glands by hand milking aided by tranquilizer and oxytocin. Means and standard errors for 27 stomach samples for total solids, fat, protein, lactose, and ash were 33.6 +/- .8%, 13.9… (More)

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