Milk Buffalo

               More than 95.8% of the world population of buffaloes can be found in Asia. In Malaysia, buffaloes used in producing milk and meat. Buffalo’s milk presents physicochemical features different from other ruminant species. Buffalo milk also contains higher levels of total solids, crude protein, fat, calcium, phosphorus and slightly higher content of lactose compared with those cow milk. 

               Jawer Sigh, 58 years old was one of buffalo milk farmers near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has started the business since 48 years ago. Now he has 8 workers who help manage than 100 their milk buffalo. 

A farm worker bathing the milk buffalo's early in the morning as the daily rutine. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

A farm worker bathing the milk buffalo’s early in the morning as the daily rutine. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

Silhouette of a farm worker cleaning the milk buffalo stool right after bathing rutine. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

Silhouette of a farm worker cleaning the milk buffalo stool right after bathing rutine. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

A hungry milk buffalo licking the padlock while waiting for their food. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

A hungry milk buffalo licking the padlock while waiting for their food. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

The cleaned milk buffalo are waiting to be feed early in the morning. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

The cleaned milk buffalo are waiting to be feed early in the morning. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

A farm worker monitor their buffalo during wallowing in the river. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

A farm worker monitor their buffalo during wallowing in the river. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

Water availability is important in hot climates since the buffaloes need wallows to assist in thermoregulation. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

Water availability is important in hot climates since the buffaloes need wallows to assist in thermoregulation. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

A milk buffalo enjoy being in the river. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

A milk buffalo enjoy being in the river. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

After wallow session, the buffaloes heading back to their milking and breeding place. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

After wallow session, the buffaloes heading back to their milking and breeding place. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

The buffaloes having their meal before milking session. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

The buffaloes having their meal before milking session. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

Before milking session, Jawer Sigh bring the calves to their mother to suckle before milking session. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

Before milking session, Jawer Sigh bring the calves to their mother to suckle before milking session. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

Everyday, the owner of the farm, Jawer Sigh and his worker will milking more then 50 buffaloes. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

Everyday, the owner of the farm, Jawer Sigh and his worker will milking more then 50 buffaloes. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

The owner of the farm, Jawer Sigh, 58, milking his buffalo. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

The owner of the farm, Jawer Sigh, 58, milking his buffalo. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

The closed up view of the milking his buffalo. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

The closed up view of the milking his buffalo. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

Jawer Sigh, pouring the milk to the container before deliver to the customers. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

Jawer Sigh, pouring the milk to the container before deliver to the customers. JAN 15, 2013. Photo/SAFWAN MANSOR

 

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