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Q: May commercial cows milk contain pigs milk in China?

5 years 11 weeks ago in  Food  - Other cities

 
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I doubt it, who can milk a pig and they don't have an udder. If anything else is used, it's most likely cat's milk, cats are easy to catch and milk.

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Why do you think this might be the case?

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on the one hand, milking anything other tan a cow is a waste ofadditional effort for meager returns. on the other hand, some locals dont think straight and seem to have a predisposition to deceptions. some idiot might be doing it.
in reality, pigs milk might not seem appetizing, but its milk all the same.

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My guess is that "fresh" milk available here is just processed water and milk powder.

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Having suffered substantial losses in recent years through the melamine incident, what motivation would there be for companies like Mengniu and Yili to do such a thing when the returns would be a comparative pittance? Even by Chinese standards, it would be absurd to try such a stunt. There again, I suppose China is China and anything is possible? 

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I don't know where the milk comes from, big commercial farms with a lot of cows, or a lot of  small farms with just a handful of cows.

If it comes from big farms which seems likely to me, then they would likely have milking machines which are designed for cows teats, not pigs. I don't think they would fit on a pig. I can't see a huge farm hand milking a couple of pigs (if it's even possible) just for an extra few gallons of milk to sell.

If they source the milk from small places that hand milk their animals I guess it's possible the farmer could be tempted to add pigs milk to boost his milk sales, but I don't think it's very likely, I'm pretty sure milking a pig wouldn't be as easy as milking a cow.

 

 

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  Commercial milk may contain pig's urine for all you know, there are literally no rules.

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Aren't there bars that serve women's milk? I wouldn't mind opening one. I'd be very happy to get up early to milk the herd.

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