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A comparative study of bacterial load under individual and community milking system in Kolar district of Karnataka

DOI: 10.18805/ajdfr.v3i1.3573    | Article Id: DR-1101 | Page : 206-209
Citation :- A comparative study of bacterial load under individual and communitymilking system in Kolar district of Karnataka .Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research.2016.(35):206-209

S. Mohankumar*, K. Satyanarayan, V. Jagadeeswary and L. Manjunatha

mohanvet8333@gmail.com
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Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, Veterinary College Hebbal-560 024, Bengaluru, India.

Submitted Date : 19-01-2016
Accepted Date : 6-06-2016

Abstract

The present study was mainly aimed at assessing and comparing the bacterial load of milk under Individual Milking System (IMS) and Community Milking System (CMS). Three Individual Milking Cooperative Societies (IMCS) and three Community Milking Cooperative Societies (CMCS) each from Bangarpet and Kolar taluks of Kolar district were randomly selected. Ten samples from each IMCS and CMCS were randomly collected. The findings of the study indicated that average bacteria count was significantly higher (P<0.0001) in milk from IMS than the CMS, indicating the reduction in the bacterial load under CMS. As the results of Community Milking System can be adopted in all Milk Producers’ Cooperative Societies (MPCS).

Keywords

Bacterial load Clean milk production Community milking system Individual milking system Kolar Milking machine.

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