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The effect of body and udder measurements on milk lactose in native goat

Yeliz Çakir Sahilli, Murat Çimen

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Int. J. Biosci.10(4), 284-287, April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/10.4.284-287


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This research was conducted in order to learn the effects of body and udder measurements on milk lactose levels. As a result of analysis of correlation is seen a negative effect of the udder circumference on the lactose content of the milk (r=-0.386; p=0.039).Withers height, which is one of the body measurements, was also positively affected on milk lactose (r=0.426; p=0.021). According to the result of the research, high udder circumference and low withers height is seen as an advantage in order to obtain low lactose-containing milk against lactose into lerance.


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