2003 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2003 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province January February March April May June
British Columbia Somatic Cell 138,612 123,843 136,663 138,334 144,193 165,042
Total Bacteria 8,467 8,049 6,122 5,335 8,670 10,541
Alberta Somatic Cell 207,793 216,175 222,517 232,349 223,324 223,772
Total Bacteria 7,401 9,058 8,919 10,512 9,308 9,373
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 264,917 262,381 278,607 270,827 265,640 291,765
Total Bacteria 17,598 16,284 16,925 17,028 12,608 18,491
Manitoba Somatic Cell 212,000 228,000 238,000 250,000 263,000 286,000
Total Bacteria 16,000 10,000 10,000 35,000 10,000 14,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 208,000 167,000 189,000 199,000 215,000 229,000
Total Bacteria 8,157 7,789 8,528 7,424 9,277 7,789
Quebec Somatic Cell 247,554 221,573 256,624 240,365 235,817 248,307
Total Bacteria 10,264 12,144 13,043 12,470 14,441 15,469
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 225,061 215,175 216,935 209,725 214,696 230,589
Total Bacteria 8,800 5,199 7,556 5,627 6,404 6,744
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 245,000 241,000 232,000 244,000 196,000 203,000
Total Bacteria 24,303 10,798 10,895 16,140 10,182 11,246
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 231,000 241,000 240,000 230,000 223,000 231,000
Total Bacteria

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

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