Chemical analysis of buffalo milk in relation to cow milk

  • M.R. Verruma USP; ESALQ; Departamento de Ciência e Tecnologia Agroindustrial
  • J.M. Salgado USP; ESALQ; Departamento de Economia Doméstica
Keywords: buffalo milk, chemical evaluation, cow milk

Abstract

The chemical composition of buffalo milk was studied in relation to cow milk. The buffalo milk showed higher levels of fat, protein, total solids, calories, vitamin A and calcium in relation to cow milk. The fatty acids present in higher concentration in buffalo milk were capric, myristic, palmitic, stearic, palmitoleic and linoleic and in smaller concentration were butiric, and oleic in relation to the cow milk.

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Published
1994-04-01
How to Cite
Verruma, M., & Salgado, J. (1994). Chemical analysis of buffalo milk in relation to cow milk . Scientia Agricola, 51(1), 131-137. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0103-90161994000100020
Section
Agroindustrial Technology