premilking

premilking

in the period immediately before commencing to milk the cow, ewe or doe goat.

premilking udder preparation
includes cleaning of the teats and udder so as to provide milk of good quality, massage to encourage let-down and fast milking, and physical examination and rejection of the first few streams of milk which are most likely to contain transient bacterial infections.
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Galton DM Effectiveness of Premilking Udder Preparation Practices on Milk Quality and Udder Health.
Influence of premilking teat preparation and attachment delay on milk yield and milking performance.
The process continues with premilking and teat drying.