2011 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2011 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province January February March April May June
British Columbia Somatic Cell 157,079 160,222 166,222 166,304 164,801 171,713
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 21,951 19,674 22,242 16,972 14,567 28,055
Alberta Somatic Cell 207,974 215,375 219,175 221,235 217,086 227,388
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 20,014 18,376 18,543 19,603 20,177 24,373
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell -- -- -- -- -- --
Bacteria (Bactoscan) -- -- -- -- -- --
Manitoba Somatic Cell 278,000 290,000 288,000 281,000 287,000 304,000
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 31,000 33,000 24,000 28,000 34,000 39,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 231,000 225,000 222,000 224,000 235,000 254,000
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 23,000 22,000 24,000 25,000 24,000 26,000
Quebec Somatic Cell 240,829 233,004 228,952 226,366 236,176 248,293
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 42,579 37,554 36,619 36,790 49,751 42,230
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 227,110 210,899 230,026 214,743 217,112 225,114
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
5,467 12,965 7,492 5,384 5,451 5,316
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 222,072 214,153 222,460 218,972 232,133 232,356
Bacteria
(Loop Plate Count)
8,972 8,858 10,629 11,343 9,710 8,336
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 238,000 234,000 234,000 224,000 229,000 231,000
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
6,884 7,805 9,502 7,496 6,987 6,095

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Source: Provincial Milk Marketing Boards
Compiled by Dairy Section, AAFC

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