Effect of cleaning procedure and hygienic condition of milking equipment on bacterial count of bulk tank milk.

@article{Bava2011EffectOC,
  title={Effect of cleaning procedure and hygienic condition of milking equipment on bacterial count of bulk tank milk.},
  author={Luciana Bava and Maddalena Zucali and Anna Sandrucci and Milena Brasca and Laura Vanoni and Lucio Zanini and Alberto Tamburini},
  journal={The Journal of dairy research},
  year={2011},
  volume={78 2},
  pages={211-9}
}
The aim of the study was to describe the characteristics of cleaning procedures for milking equipment applied in intensive dairy farms in Lombardy (Italy) and to study their relationships with bacterial count of bulk milk and hygienic condition of milking machine components. A group of 22 dairy farms was visited twice (winter and summer) in order to collect bulk tank milk and post-rinse water samples and swabs from liners and milk receiver. Samples were analysed to determine: standard plate… CONTINUE READING