1998 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


1998 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province January February March April May June
British Columbia Somatic Cell 161,385 158,585 158,842 157,364 156,090 167,366
Total Bacteria 5,452 6,119 6,620 5,852 6,717 7,419
Alberta Somatic Cell 209,865 207,599 208,619 211,735 200,782 215,037
Total Bacteria 9,972 10,480 9,388 9,280 11,184 12,021
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 241,136 248,164 231,200 244,113 242,555 256,505
Total Bacteria 19,072 15,150 13,065 16,988 15,235 17,258
Manitoba Somatic Cell 227,000 234,000 236,000 252,000 258,000 256,000
Total Bacteria 16,000 15,000 13,000 14,000 18,000 18,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 225,000 213,000 213,000 233,000 259 000 244,000
Total Bacteria 13,000 11,000 9,000 9,000 9,000 11,000
Quebec Somatic Cell 254,346 246,886 245,376 250,900 259,212 257,473
Total Bacteria 15,781 13,761 13,641 15,549 15,961 14,732
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 188,739 192,447 193,111 196,212 200,620 205,069
Total Bacteria 8,558 8,790 8,793 8,824 9,494 9,477
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 201,304 202,200 205,308 228,583 217,788 241,029
Total Bacteria 11,538 10,360 12,329 11,245 10,887 16,031
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 245,000 238,000 236,000 232,000 244,000 248,000
Total Bacteria

... Not applicable
Source: Provincial Milk Marketing Boards
Compiled by Dairy Section, AAFC

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