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Cleaning Dairy Equipment

Hi, Milkfans

Like in life – so it is with dairy – always remember the basics!

When cleaning dairy equipment always give a cold water rinse until the water runs clear, then hot water alkaline, rinse, acid, rinse and finally sanitiser.
I still see hot water being used initially and that will definitely leave a protein deposit. Ask your mom about this – any protein stain must get as little heat as possible.

Some additional points: Clean all milk contact surfaces – If milking more than once per day; go through the whole cleaning process every time.

Bacteria come from many sources on the farm – animals, air, water, equipment, people and feed.

Check absolutely everything.

Kind regards,
Leon the Milkman

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