2000 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2000 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province July August September October November December
British Columbia Somatic Cell 166,382 189,820 176,608 170,156 172,586 150,136
Total Bacteria 13,499 13,116 8,075 10,086 4,413 5,847
Alberta Somatic Cell 222,883 231,351 215,534 192,926 186,023 187,508
Total Bacteria 9,480 7,338 8,849 6,637 6,419 5,740
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 272,444 288,682 252,369 230,028 227,083 250,249
Total Bacteria 14,654 15,555 11,558 14,634 11,046 17,299
Manitoba Somatic Cell 280,000 233,000 265,000 233,000 230,000 234,000
Total Bacteria 16,000 13,000 16,000 13,000 12,000 12,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 279,000 286,000 269,000 230,000 225,000 213,000
Total Bacteria 11,220 11,220 12,369 8,528 12,369 10,421
Quebec Somatic Cell 294,964 315,661 311,940 293,333 295,926 294,448
Total Bacteria 17,706 17,296 16,862 15,364 16,111 15,042
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 260,996 281,981 266,861 258,492 231,553 242,492
Total Bacteria 10,143 5,918 7,900 5,334 6,427 6,076
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 243,452 250,083 242,995 251,136 256,555 245,297
Total Bacteria 10,394 13,651 13,651 13,187 14,110 14,487
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 263,000 271,000 249,000 249,000 236,000 238,000
Total Bacteria

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

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