Butterfat % Babcock Method (Cheese)*
Butterfat % Babcock Method (Cream)*

Method References

Standard Methods for the Examination of Dairy Products

Sample Size


Estimated Turn Around Time

5-7 Business days(R)

Reporting Unit


Method Description

Samples are ground, weighed into a bottle, and placed in a shaker. Acid is added and samples are then centrifuged. Columns are then read.

Additional Information

Butterfat is used to describe the fat content that occurs in milk naturally.

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