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Dairy farming is a class of agriculture for long-term production of milk, which is processed (either on the farm or at a dairy plant, either of which may be called a dairy) for eventual sale of a dairy product.

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Testing Small Ruminants for Mastitis Using the California Mastitis Test (CMT) and How to Properly Hand-Milk Goats

AN382/AN382by Izabella Toledo and Justina DaceyFebruary 28, 2022This publication provides two step-by-step guides: one for testing small ruminants for mastitis using the CMT, and another for hand-milking goats. Written by Izabella Toledo and Justina Dacey, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, February 2022.

The Value of Milk Fat

AN350/AN350 by José E. P. Santos and Albert De VriesJanuary 22, 2019

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