1998 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


1998 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province July August September October November December
British Columbia Somatic Cell 173,303 198,925 194,461 188,783 174,317 162,173
Total Bacteria 7,840 10,206 7,099 6,954 7,520 7,003
Alberta Somatic Cell 232,458 238,343 - 215,423 204,640 210,348
Total Bacteria 13,532 11,184 - 4,769 4,561 4,801
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 284,580 271,062 262,860 247,985 234,910 229,641
Total Bacteria 15,471 15,473 13,167 14,946 10,109 12,112
Manitoba Somatic Cell 312,000 312,000 279,000 241,000 234,000 233,000
Total Bacteria 20,000 23,000 20,000 14,000 13,000 15,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 270,000 280,000 267,000 261,000 240,000 245,000
Total Bacteria 11,000 12,000 11,000 10,000 12,000 19,000
Quebec Somatic Cell 287,350 301,192 289,825 275,094 271,462 268,996
Total Bacteria 17,722 19,573 17,456 16,977 18,396 16,167
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 230,010 278,973 274,790 270,876 265,638 260,275
Total Bacteria 9,310 10,367 10,122 9,181 9,081 9,071
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 270,775 270,677 263,064 233,490 239,146 239,859
Total Bacteria 15,628 19,607 16,193 10,132 16,161 11,071
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 254,000 258,000 257,000 248,000 250,000 249,000
Total Bacteria

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

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