An introduction to milk
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This self-instructional audiotutorial module though designed for ILCA's course on rural dairy processing, will have wide application in organisations with students and professionals involved in dairying in Africa. The objectives of this module are to recall the major components of milk and describe their relative amounts in the milk of some important animal species, to discuss the chemical composition of the principal milk constituents and their role in human nutrition, and to discuss microbial characteristics of milk. It presents 78 visuals with their respective audios. This includes the description and importance of milk, milk components and chemical composition of goat, sheep, cow and human milk, and the chemistry of milk's major constituents.