Example milk fat and protein concentrations

Breed Stage of lactation Fat (%) Protein (%)
       
Alpine Early 3.6 2.9
  Mid- 3.5 2.8
  Late 3.9 3.3
       
Saanen Early 3.3 3.0
  Mid- 3.3 3.0
  Late 4.5 3.8
       
Nubian Early 4.2 2.6
  Mid- 4.4  
       
Damascus Early 4.3 4.1
  Mid- 4.9 4.3
  Late 3.9 4.2
       
Swedish landrace Mid- 3.7 3.0
       
Other dairy Early 4.0 3.0
  Mid- 3.5 3.2
  Late 4.0 3.0
       
Indigenous x dairy Mid- 3.5 3.5
       
Angora Early 5.2 4.1
       
Dwarf east African, Morrocan Mid- 3.9 3.4
       
Indigenous/feral Early 5.9 4.5