Author(s): Vijay Sharma, Subha Ganguly*
Milk is the complete food. It contains in a balanced form of all the necessary and digestible elements for building and maintaining the human and animal body. In addition, it contains immunoglobulins which protect the newly born against a number of diseases. Generally, Goat milk is the substitute for human milk. Research has shown that milk and milk products have an immune enhancing property as well, particularly for the benefit of HIV/AIDS affected people. Generally, animals are milked at least twice a day worldwide including India, which can influence hygiene quality of milk considerably.