2001 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2001 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province January February March April May June
British Columbia Somatic Cell Average 152,582
Total Bacteria Average 8,912
Alberta Somatic Cell 213,292 199,972 198,316 194,153 203,050 215,772
Total Bacteria 6,844 6,015 7,477 6,048 6,045 6,870
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 267,833 264,023 280,145 267,569 260,258 257,192
Total Bacteria 15,319 12,932 16,286 12,938 17,771 11,923
Manitoba Somatic Cell 228,000 233,000 239,000 239,000 239,000 247,000
Total Bacteria 13,000 11,000 13,000 13,000 18,000 18,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 202,000 213,000 217,000 211,000 228,000 253,000
Total Bacteria 6,350 5,652 5,999 7,789 5,999 5,309
Quebec Somatic Cell 283,979 282,666 274,564 257,711 266,070 278,242
Total Bacteria 13,638 13,413 13,098 13,694 15,055 18,195
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 209,939 208,433 203,534 220,708 226,270 241,153
Total Bacteria 5,606 8,419 8,000 6,208 5,392 7,308
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 212,209 217,461 261,101 247,535 235,677 243,360
Total Bacteria 10,239 11,169 10,067 10,112 13,024 9,439
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 232,000 231,000 233,000 243,000 258,000 257,000
Total Bacteria

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

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