Care of milk on the farm.

Description:

Discusses the problem of bacterial contamination of milk. Describes best practices for sanitary production and handling of milk on the farm.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1906
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
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Total Uses: 56
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1906
  • Digitized: December 15, 2008
Description:

Discusses the problem of bacterial contamination of milk. Describes best practices for sanitary production and handling of milk on the farm.

Note:

Revised edition issued December 15, 1906.

Originally issued 1897.

Illustration on p. 7 attributed to "Moore"; illustration on p. 21 is signed "Flournoy"; other illustrations are unsigned.

Contents: Introduction -- Bacteria -- Dairy bacteria -- How milk becomes impure, and methods of prevention -- I. Health of the herd and its protection -- II. Cleanliness of the cows and their surroundings -- III. Construction, cleaning, and care of the utensils -- IV. Employees, their health, cleanliness, and methods of milking -- V. Handling the milk -- Conclusion.

Physical Description:

40 p. : ill., 1 form ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): milk | dairy bacteria | sanitation | food safety | bacterial contamination | disease control | score card | milk handling | dairy farming
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 63.
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
Collection:
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 15037762 |
  • GOVNO: A 1.9:63/2
  • UNTCAT: b3291333 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc6319
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Public