2008 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2008 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province January February March April May June
British Columbia Somatic Cell 168,178 160,679 156,159 149,432 159,944 169,310
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
8,212 7,564 6,299 6,251 6,238 5,677
Alberta Somatic Cells 182,390 190,108 190,985 183,231 180,717 197,623
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
4,295 4,645 4,345 4,246 4,550  … 
Saskatchewan Somatic Cells 220,152 225,737 286,009 279,339 259,253 269,939
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
9,051 15,150 14,878 17,349 11,297 16,736
Manitoba Somatic Cells 254,000 275,000 281,000 272,000 267,000 275,000
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 27,000 29,000 31,000 27,000 21,000 20,000
Ontario Somatic Cells 229,000 228,000 226,000 227,000 234,000 242,000
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 31,000 31,000 28,000 31,000 32,000 31,000
Quebec Somatic Cells 245,859 242,729 237,696 235,407 239,151 248,039
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
10,046 10,859 12,740 12,836 17,839
New Brunswick Somatic Cells 221,188 216,234 220,169 221,177 226,340 212,684
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
7,300 8,195 8,259 12,595 6,724 7,345
Nova Scotia Somatic Cells 232,300 232,255 230,086 228,442 235,150 233,981
Bacteria
(Loop Plate Count)
15,730 16,406 14,933 10,617 13,583 18,143
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cells 224,000 216,000 223,000 224,000 231,000 223,000
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
11,419 9,047 7,895 10,047 13,075 8,716

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

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