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Comparative Average Composition per cent of Milk

ElementGoatHumanCow
Fat3.8 (3)3.6-4.73.67
Solids-not-Fat8.688.99.02
Lactose4.086.924.78
Total Nitrogen x 6.383.331.223.42
Total Protein2.91.103.23
Casein2.470.4 (4)2.63
Albumen and Globulin0.430.7 (4)0.60
Non-protein Nitrogen x 6.380.440.120.19
Total Ash0.790.31 (5)0.73
Calcium0.1940.0420.184
Phosphorus0.2700.0600.234
P2O5/CaO1.391.411.27
Chloride0.1540.06 (5)0.105
Iron (pts per 100,000)0.068 (6)0.1-0.20.080 (6)
Copper (pts per 100,000)0.053 (6)0.055 (7)0.057 (6)
Vitamin A (iu/gm fat)39 (8)31.921 (8)
Vitamin B1 (microgm/100ml)68(9)(6)1745 (2)
Riboflavin (microgm/100ml)210 (6)25.5159 (2)
Vitamin C (mgm/100ml)2.0 (6)3.62.0
Vitamin D (iu/gm fat)0.7 (6)0.270.7
Calories per 100 ml706869

(2) Kon & Mawson, Medical Research Council Special Report 269 (1950)
(3) Knowles, British Goat Society Year Book 1953, p62
(4) Gunther, British Journal of Nutrition (1952) Vol 6 No 2 p215
(5) Davies, Chemistry of Milk
(6) Gamble, Ellis & Besley,USA Dept of Agriculture Technical Bulletin No 671 (1939)
(7) McCance & Widdowson Journal of Physiology 112, 450 (1951)
(8) Chanda & Owen, Biochemical Journal 51, 3, 404 (1952)
(9) Houston, Kon & Thompson Journal of Dairy Research 11, 145 (1940)

Reprinted from Goat Husbandry David McKenzie (1965)

Note: The above information is offered not as a prescription or in place of proper medical care, but as a report on research findings which may be of interest. In cases of sickness, the attention and care of a nutritionally aware health professional are essential.



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