2009 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2009 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province July August September October November December
British Columbia Somatic Cell 189,063 232,353 197,072 189,557 162,911 180,275
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
Alberta Somatic Cells 212,713 225,452 213,910 191,931 185,739 188,285
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 18,511 17,726 18,404 21,831
Saskatchewan Somatic Cells 268,029 231,463 ... 231,528 229,318 221,548
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
19,200 12,293 ... 11,521 13,025 12,296
Manitoba Somatic Cells 297,000 297,000 293,000 279,000 270,000 267,000
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 36,000 30,000 37,000 25,000 27,000
Ontario Somatic Cells 260,000 274,000 273,000 243,000 233,000 230,000
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 27,000 27,000 28,000 33,000 30,000 30,000
Quebec Somatic Cells 265,114 286,262 276,131 267,753 265,207 256,305
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 56,209 55,545 41,186 40,724 45,066 38,571
New Brunswick Somatic Cells 259,195 286,623 243,249 234,600 241,685 238,099
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
8,988 11,962 6,699 8,134 7,390 10,083
Nova Scotia Somatic Cells 264,102 286,898 263,630 237,566 239,129 238,268
Bacteria
(Loop Plate Count)
14,980 12,083 12,217 9,576 15,569 19,941
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cells 259,000 270,000 259,000 255,000 255,000 244,000
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
10,237 10,223 9,507 9,573 9,765 10,003

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

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