The Milk Dealer Volume 8

The Milk Dealer Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...are made up largely of retired farmers who bring with them from their farms their favorite cow, which supplies themselves, as well as several of their neighbors, with milk. In towns of three to five thousand inhabitants this milk supply is supplemented by dealers who are producers as well, buying but little milk, if any. In the larger towns or 10,000 or more we have. in addition to these, large commercial plants. This mill; is purchased from farmers who are grain and stock raisers as well, and to whom the production of milk is but one branch of their farming operations. They raise grain and sell it as sucl1 or feed it to steers or hogs, or to the dairy cow, whichever one appears to them most profitable at the particular time. In other words, they follow diversified farming and the production of milk is merely a side line with the majority of them. Under our laws we have no control over the family cow or milk sold from her, provided it is not sold from a store or vehicle. The dealer who is also the producer of the milk he sells, having complete control over the cow, her feed and care, as well as the care of the milk in all its stages, if a man of intelligence and naturally cleanly, can and does produce the best grade of milk. The larger commercial plants practiced pasteurization originally to prevent the souring of their product, but are now coming to appreciate the fact that merely heating milk, regardless of temperature and time, is not pasteurization and that efficient pasteurization not only retards the souring of milk but makes it a safe food. The market milk situation during the past two years has presented many new problems which were given very little consideration during the pre-war years. ('ommon with all articles of food, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 367g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236865847
  • 9781236865847