2002 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2002 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province July August September October November December
British Columbia Somatic Cell 175,364 173,187 174,155 159,786 146,147 143,311
Total Bacteria 11,907 9,781 7,642 5,625 5,211 4,875
Alberta Somatic Cell 241,290 247,549 232,628 211,543 210,828 206,665
Total Bacteria 10,553 10,548 8,233 6,667 6,925 7,108
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 284,592 299,788 288,967 256,410 250,498 268,092
Total Bacteria 20,320 14,700 14,513 14,223 12,075 10,454
Manitoba Somatic Cell 322,000 328,000 300,000 247,000 243,000 234,000
Total Bacteria 19,000 16,000 12,000 8,000 15,000 12,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 267,000 279,000 259,000 230,000 220,000 210,000
Total Bacteria 7,424 6,704 7,789 8,528 10,421 9,656
Quebec Somatic Cell 290,082 313,242 300,327 285,059 268,807 255,206
Total Bacteria 21,208 19,225 17,540 15,872 15,057 13,956
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 260,734 270,932 260,680 248,400 246,513 249,789
Total Bacteria 6,180 6,238 6,308 6,153 6,340 10,300
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 233,000 258,000 272,000 262,000 243,000 239,000
Total Bacteria 21,079 22,309 14,399 29,257 17,000 12,958
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 264,000 278,000 267,000 242,000 258,000 244,000
Total Bacteria

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

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