2005 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2005 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province July August September October November December
British Columbia Somatic Cell 174,047 181,203 176,960 155,187 147,626 141,912
Total Bacteria 7,041 10,354 9,676 7,897 7,825 9,542
Alberta Somatic Cell 196,789 203,236 200,909 180,302 178,237 175,792
Total Bacteria 5,212 5,093 5,212 5,333 4,764 4,325
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 325,578 309,531 278,681 258,093 240,246 261,523
Total Bacteria 21,141 12,537 10,493 10,449 7,704 12,922
Manitoba Somatic Cell 321,000 311,000 288,000 255,000 244,000 242,000
Total Bacteria
Ontario Somatic Cell 265,000 286,000 270,000 249,000 229,000 225,000
Total Bacteria
Quebec Somatic Cell 293,183 287,044 280,199 269,966 269,142 258,453
Total Bacteria 19,633 16,665 14,271 15,256 12,078 11,478
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 259,208 251,034 241,948 239,486 235,836 235,800
Total Bacteria 11,162 9,978 8,614 8,647 8,898 8,964
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 225,000 252,000 263,000 261,000 245,000 241,000
Total Bacteria 10,245 32,808 13,344 8,672 8,859 10,732
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 225,000 234,000 231,000 221,000 214,000 215,000
Total Bacteria

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

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