- One quart of milk weighs 2.15 lbs.
- One gallon of milk weighs 8.6 lbs.
- 46.5 quarts of milk equals 100 lbs.
- Specific gravity of milk at 60ºF is 1.032
|To make one pound of: ||Requires* |
|Butter ||21.2 lbs. whole milk |
|Whole Milk Cheese ||10.0 lbs. whole milk |
|Evaporated Milk ||2.1 lbs. whole milk |
|Condensed Milk ||2.3 lbs. whole milk |
|Ice Cream (1 gal.) ||12.0 lbs. whole milk |
|Cottage Cheese ||6.25 lbs. skim milk |
|Nonfat Dry Milk ||11.0 lbs. skim milk |
|Plain Yogurt ||1 lb. whole milk |
|Whole Milk Powder ||7.4 lbs. whole milk |
*The quantity of milk used to produce one pound of each product depends primarily upon the milkfat content of the milk. Therefore, this table is only an approximation.
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