A comparative study of some chemical components of various milk samples in Yobe State, Nigeria
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Milk is an important ingredient in our diet as it is very good source of calcium. This study was carried out to investigate the chemical components of milk samples collected from cow, camel and goat in Yobe State, Nigeria. Chemical components as moisture content, dry matter and ash content were determined. The generated data show that goat milk has the highest moisture content (88.41 ±0.20) and ash content (0.75 ±0.01), while Camel milk has lowest moisture content (84.73 ±0.22) and ash content. Dry matter is highest in camel milk (15.27 ±0.22) and lowest in goat milk (11.59 ±0.20).
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