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Chemical composition of milk and meat of yaks in Sikkim

, : Chemical composition of milk and meat of yaks in Sikkim. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 53(1): 76-77

Analysis of 20 milk samples from females aged 11 yr and 4 samples from females in the 6th lactation showed milk composition to be: water 81.85%, protein 4.06%, fat 10.9%, total solids 19.25%, ash 0.98%, SNF 8.38% and pH 6.6. Analysis of 6 meat samples from the shoulder showed the composition to be: water 68.0%, protein 20.0%, fat 7.0%, ash 5.1%, calcium 1.28% and phosphorus 1.08%.

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