2002 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2002 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province January February March April May June
British Columbia Somatic Cell 155,346 152,710 146,707 140,059 133,774 147,786
Total Bacteria 7,863 5,965 4,680 9,258 7,778 7,597
Alberta Somatic Cell 209,068 211,107 204,941 215,070 214,551 225,867
Total Bacteria 7,174 6,167 7,421 6,410 7,110 12,493
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 262,683 266,700 287,008 266,464 265,432 252,661
Total Bacteria 11,379 12,778 13,442 10,707 10,831 13,538
Manitoba Somatic Cell 222,000 242,000 239,000 239,000 242,000 257,000
Total Bacteria 17,000 13,000 13,000 16,000 9,000 13,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 213,000 219,000 214,000 217,000 220,000 228,000
Total Bacteria 8,157 8,157 8,157 8,901 8,157 8,157
Quebec Somatic Cell 273,751 262,934 258,804 262,785 264,186 264,435
Total Bacteria 13,291 12,675 12,876 15,484 12,753 15,272
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 243,118 234,258 227,098 228,518 243,568 234,637
Total Bacteria 4,977 5,696 4,525 5,135 5,207 6,119
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 234,000 212,209 232,000 234,000 246,000 235,677
Total Bacteria 13,275 10,239 13,779 12,053 13,128 13,024
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 247,000 238,000 239,000 249,000 239,000 234,000
Total Bacteria

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

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