2001 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2001 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province July August September October November December
British Columbia Somatic Cell Average 152,582
Total Bacteria Average 8,912
Alberta Somatic Cell 224,212 246,829 226,109 208,241 196,140 194,587
Total Bacteria 8,130 9,607 6,466 6,629 5,325 5,601
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 291,933 288,339 258,371 234,684 234,139 235,172
Total Bacteria 17,391 17,907 20,018 12,256 13,346 11,765
Manitoba Somatic Cell 310,000 341,000 293,000 247,000 242,000 239,000
Total Bacteria 11,000 16,000 17,000 18,000 19,000 16,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 271,000 279,000 250,000 231,000 232,000 219,000
Total Bacteria 4,972 5,309 6,704 7,789 8,157 9,656
Quebec Somatic Cell 295,665 318,110 313,015 292,371 294,371 297,461
Total Bacteria 19,680 19,521 17,117 16,763 15,978 15,808
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 282,700 298,313 261,089 248,400 246,513 249,789
Total Bacteria 6,983 7,855 6,808 6,153 6,340 10,300
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell
Total Bacteria 18,482 14,450 15,759 17,890 17,890 22,391
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 264,000 272,000 251,000 237,000 239,000 240,000
Total Bacteria

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

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