The Use of Control Charts to Monitor Raw Milk Quality and Udder Health at the Farm Level

  • Grigore Onaciu


Statistical Process Control (SPC) is a very well known tool used for years in different industries to measure variability of different parameters in order to take actions. Despite the fact that these methods are known, the use of them is not popular especially in food industry.Taking into account the fact that the use of these tools was not sufficient studied in literature it was decided to find out if these kind of instruments can be also used in small farms.