2009 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2009 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province January February March April May June
British Columbia Somatic Cell 196,959 181,602 178,025 171,099 180,366 189,304
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
4,289 4,929 5,173 5,284
Alberta Somatic Cell 208,677 206,841 204,695 206,490 196,124 199,504
Bacteria (Bactoscan)
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell 289,110 274,893 285,411 302,211 244,208 249,857
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
19,676 13,539 13,528 17,503 12,931 17,938
Manitoba Somatic Cell 274,000 275,000 276,000 278,000 277,000 282,000
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 21,000 15,000 17,000 21,000 23,000 27,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 230,000 225,000 225,000 223,000 234,000 240,000
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 32,000 37,000 30,000 31,000 24,000 29,000
Quebec Somatic Cell 253,147 243,754 238,249 235,943 244,849 248,319
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 50,311 36,510 43,336 36,321 46,984 46,843
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 232,433 233,021 227,034 223,545 232,194 223,197
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
8,194 7,776 5,996 8,017 5,857 12,773
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 242,683 242,195 241,153 235,436 247,846 241,774
Bacteria
(Loop Plate Count)
12,737 13,338 14,115 18,023 13,528 14,387
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 237,000 238,000 240,000 239,000 243,000 238,000
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
9,318 10,294 7,238 11,913 8,581 10,614

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

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