2003 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2003 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province July August September October November December
British Columbia Somatic Cell 176,774 184,355 185,934 171,315 168,955 149,827
Total Bacteria 10,147 11,527 10,023 10,860 8,047 5,884
Alberta Somatic Cell 249,560 248,991 242,129 204,913 197,735 201,695
Total Bacteria 7,213 9,286 8,058 7,170 7,608 6,869
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 298,796 314,229 270,230
Total Bacteria 17,572 18,517 21,898
Manitoba Somatic Cell 302,000 304,000 281,000 239,000 232,000 230,000
Total Bacteria 12,000 16,000 11,000 13,000 18,000 16,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 264,000 275,000 257,000 236,000 224,000 218,000
Total Bacteria 9,277
Quebec Somatic Cell 287,125 305,643 296,573 274,733 265,336 264,181
Total Bacteria 18,185 18,939 17,325 13,813 13,660 12,131
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 283,004 283,163 267,894 263,688 238,332 233,345
Total Bacteria 11,287 9,287 5,496 7,029 4,952 9,547
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 199,000 226,000 262,000 248,000 239,000 240,000
Total Bacteria 8,940 13,544 12,647 10,830 9,575 12,194
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 254,000 275,000 252,000 268,000 250,000 257,000
Total Bacteria

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

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