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R-PM2 : Milk Quality in the 21 st Century

@inproceedings{Reneau2011RPM2M,
  title={R-PM2 : Milk Quality in the 21 st Century},
  author={J. Reneau and R. Leuer},
  year={2011}
}
High quality raw milk is free of undesirable flavors, chemical or antibiotic residues, is low in somatic cells and bacteria, and contains a minimum of 3.5% butterfat, 3.1% protein, and 4.8% lactose. However, from a veterinary perspective SCC (somatic cell count) has become the "gold standard" measure of milk quality. The herd SCC level is dependent on the number and duration of infections present plus rate of new infections. Since mammary gland infection is multi-factorial, the epidemiological… Expand

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