Are you using a Brix refractometer? They come in handy when you need to identify if milk replacer is being mixed properly, you can use the Brix reading % to estimate the total solids content of a milk solution on farm.
A Brix refractometer can be used to estimate the total solids level of a milk replacer solution. There is a very small difference between the Brix reading and the actual total solids content of a milk replacer, therefore when determining if milk is being mixed correctly and consistently, it is not necessary to apply a correction factor to the Brix reading.
This technical bulletin covers:
- Why use a Brix refractometer?
- Top tips on using this handy tool