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The effect on California mastitis test scores of milking machine adjustments which cause slow milking

Fell, L.R.; Whittlestone, W.G.

Aust. J. Dairy Technol 25(2): 91-94

1970


Accession: 014738701

One half of a standard 8-unit overhead pipeline milker was modified, by 'choking' the squeeze phase of pulsation, so that it milked more slowly; the slow-milking section thus differed from the control section only with respect to the action of the teatcup liners. After a 7-wk preliminary period, 32 cows were divided into 2 equal groups and assigned to the 2 machine systems.

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