1999 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


1999 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province July August September October November December
British Columbia Somatic Cell 175,950 159,697 152,215 156,763 164,391 180,715
Total Bacteria 6,114 6,550 7,846 6,464 9,751 8,039
Alberta Somatic Cell 208,207 215,633 221,003 211,133 213,667 220,901
Total Bacteria - - - - - -
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 247,023 264,764 270,101 273,339 281,921 259,930
Total Bacteria 12,310 13,695 19,685 12,051 23,112 14,021
Manitoba Somatic Cell 225,000 221,000 227,000 249,000 257,000 259,000
Total Bacteria 14,000 14,000 12,000 11,000 13,000 18,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 225,000 231,000 242,000 247,000 269,000 281,000
Total Bacteria 18,000 17,000 18,000 17,000 18,000 17,000
Quebec Somatic Cell 273,913 266,730 263,755 268,025 278,727 292,416
Total Bacteria 15,741 11,457 13,392 14,425 16,860 18,595
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 258,299 251,782 247,092 244,463 243,856 243,309
Total Bacteria 9,164 8,878 9,225 8,890 8,822 8,638
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 226,468 236,217 236,975 234,889 247,065 248,526
Total Bacteria 11,012 11,205 10,577 9,973 13,531 13,516
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 235,000 233,000 255,000 266,000 274,000 247,000
Total Bacteria

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

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