2006 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2006 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province January February March April May June
British Columbia Somatic Cell 148,392 141,912 146,655 141,565 145,312 153,772
Total Bacteria 6,053 9,542 5,919 5,609 6,282 8,536
Alberta Somatic Cell 185,780 171,396 171,396 171,396 175,388 188,365
Total Bacteria 4,425 4,335 4,375 4,365 4,887 4,909
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 256,746 260,419 275,612 283,270 269,063 280,985
Total Bacteria 14,552 13,725 14,099 13,557 15,335 20,640
Manitoba Somatic Cell 245,000 240,000 237,000 234,000 231,000 241,000
Total Bacteria
Ontario Somatic Cell 224,000 222,000 210,000 213,000 219,000 242,000
Total Bacteria
Quebec Somatic Cell 231,712 244,958 216,913 228,754 230,304 238,106
Total Bacteria 12,758 11,905 11,800 10,860 11,537 13,676
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 234,432 232,577 231,576 231,689 232,429 233,644
Total Bacteria 8,743 8,454 8,524 8,375 8,187 8,113
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 237,000 224,000 226,000 228,000 229,000 230,000
Total Bacteria 9,713 10,282 10,323 11,570 8,739 13,718
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 226,000 221,000 210,000 207,000 215,000 231,000
Total Bacteria

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

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