A STUDY REGARDING THE INFLUENCE OF THE CATTLE HEALTH UPON THE MILK QUALITY
Ioana Rebenciuc, I. Gontariu, Amelia Buculei
The investigations presented in this paper had as purpose the establishment of the milk quality by the analysis of some parameters in accordance with the EU present legislation. The establishing of the number of somatic cells as well as the analysis of other chemical traits that define the milk quality notion represented some of the goals pursued in the realization of this paper. The working material was represented by milk samples from cattle of different ages and were prepared in such way for to express as real as possible the milk characteristics and to be enough for leading the analysis. From the data analysis we observed the age and seasonal variation of the physico-chemical parameters.
Key words: somatic cells, milk quality, chemical traits, cattle age, physico-chemical parameters