2004 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2004 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province July August September October November December
British Columbia Somatic Cell 175,350 179,941 185,501 156,235 155,338 152,235
Total Bacteria 17,391 13,693 8,617 8,334 8,968 6,012
Alberta Somatic Cell 203,704 224,906 203,236 178,238 179,061 178,649
Total Bacteria 6,339 5,420 5,445 4,732 4,932 4,688
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 295,378 280,876 266,290 245,447 239,770 239,461
Total Bacteria 15,688 15,015 14,441 10,346 13,038 13,983
Manitoba Somatic Cell 275,000 281,000 275,000 275,000 252,000 251,000
Total Bacteria 20,000 14,000 16,000 21,000 10,000 12,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 242,000 247,000 244,000 222,000 213,000 212,000
Total Bacteria
Quebec Somatic Cell 275,778 283,117 273,066 255,388 256,271 251,899
Total Bacteria 16,309 13,679 13,033 12,291 12,188 9,759
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 242,722 264,274 246,368 238,011 230,105 215,579
Total Bacteria 7,139 6,687 3,790 5,547 9,444 6,769
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 216,000 241,000 253,000 238,000 219,000 225,000
Total Bacteria 7,950 17,833 13,421 12,155 9,217 13,773
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 242,000 263,000 245,000 227,000 228,000 229,000
Total Bacteria

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

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