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Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences

Year: 2004  |  Volume: 7  |  Issue: 4  |  Page No.: 559 - 562

Study on the Qualitative Traits of Milk Collected from Different Kids Bearing and Different Lactating Black Bengal Goats

M.M.H. Khan, M.A. Islam, M.M. Hossain, M.M. Rahman and M.N. Islam

Abstract

Milk samples from single, twin and triplet or 1st, 2nd and 3rd lactation bearing Black Bengal goat were collected to monitor the physical (organoleptic, specific gravity and pH value) and chemical (acidity, fat, SNF, total solids, protein, lactose and ash content of milk) quality of milk. From the above tests, it was observed that the color, flavor, taste and texture of milk samples were normal; yellowish white, normal (goaty), slightly sweet and free flowing liquid. Except acidity and protein content, all other chemical traits varied significantly among different kid bearing goats milk. Chemical parameters were similar in different lactations except fat and total solids percentage. Results of the above experiments indicated that milk obtained from single kid bearing and 2nd lactating goats were better than the other number of kids bearing or lactating goats

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