Milk factsAnimals quiz
Aside from cattle, which animal provides most milk used by humans?
Buffalo. Water buffaloes provide 11% of the world's milk, which is much more than goats (2%, third place). Buffalo's milk contains higher levels of total solids, crude protein, fat than cow milk; it gives therefore more cheese, butter and other dairy products. The top buffalo milk producers are India and Pakistan.
Which mammal has the fattest milk?
Seal. Sea mammals are warm-blooded, but live in cold waters - so they really need the isolating layer of fat. Dolphin milk contains 35% of fat, seal and whale - up to 50%. It is twelve times more than in human or cow milk.
Dairy is not popular in China. What is the main reason for this?
The Chinese do not tolerate lactose. The digestive capacity of lactose disappears in 95% of Chinese after the end of infancy.This is a typical process for all mammals, the white race is an exception.
Which of the following has the fattest milk?
Sheep milk is 9% fat. Cow, goat and human - approx. 4%
What milk is mozzarella cheese traditionally made from?
Buffalo. Mozzarella is traditionally made from Italian buffalo's milk, although there are several variants made from other types of milk. It is used for most types of pizza and several pasta dishes, or served with sliced tomatoes and basil in Caprese salad.
What is the typical weight of a cow?
580 kg (1280 pounds). A healthy calf weighs 40 to 45 kg or more at birth. At 15 months of age, it reaches 360 kg (800 pounds). A mature Holstein cow typically weighs 580 kg (1280 pounds), and stands 147 cm (58 inches) tall at the shoulder.