Effects of frequent milking on milk secretion and mammary blood flow in the goat.

@article{Maltz1984EffectsOF,
  title={Effects of frequent milking on milk secretion and mammary blood flow in the goat.},
  author={Elliot N. Maltz and David R. Blatchford and Malcolm Peaker},
  journal={Quarterly journal of experimental physiology},
  year={1984},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={127-32}
}
When goats were milked every hour for 8 h without the use of exogenous oxytocin, milk ejection each hour appeared to be more complete than had previously been reported. Moreover, the rate of milk secretion increased by 15% over the period of hourly milking. There were no major changes in the composition of the aqueous phase of milk. Mammary blood flow was… CONTINUE READING