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 184,247 185,801 200,890 175,403 167,759 165,950
Total Bacteria 9,308 8,722 5,787 5,239 9,862 7,814
Alberta Somatic Cell 235,611 225,861 224,584 217,685 205,956 195,790
Total Bacteria - - - - - -
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 318,238 311,492 281,778 238,766 237,418 231,474
Total Bacteria 19,047 14,108 10,649 11,314 11,510 8,259
Manitoba Somatic Cell 296,000 304,000 264,000 232,000 217,000 212,000
Total Bacteria 23,000 17,000 14,000 10,000 13,000 12,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 289,000 284,000 271,000 245,000 236,000 237,000
Total Bacteria 16,000 15,000 15,000 17,000 17,000 21,000
Quebec Somatic Cell 305,315 318,933 320,158 300,182 291,805 285,640
Total Bacteria 20,416 17,830 18,502 15,186 14,883 15,074
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 262,815 296,132 291,362 284,305 276,568 271,484
Total Bacteria 8,014 9,618 13,394 11,301 10,606 10,158
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 268,907 283,569 271,831 259,923 240,844 249,852
Total Bacteria 32,435 15,746 12,908 11,650 17,121 12,071
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 274,000 290,000 275,000 257,000 251,000 270,000
Total Bacteria

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

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