2011 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2011 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province July August September October November December
British Columbia Somatic Cell 190,436 199,124 190,579 183,489 175,087 158,312
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 16,612 15,928 21,751 28,203 19,392 20,164
Alberta Somatic Cell 261,394 259,737 233,431 215,386 208,670 207,738
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 24,072 20,800 17,960 17,435 19,219 17,838
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell -- -- -- -- -- --
Bacteria (Bactoscan) -- -- -- -- -- --
Manitoba Somatic Cell 338,000 332,000 304,000 279,000 267,000 261,000
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 39,000 29,000 29,000 23,000 20,000 22,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 270,000 288,000 267,000 252,000 239,000 235,000
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 26,000 27,000 23,000 23,000 24,000 25,000
Quebec Somatic Cell 267,059 275,784 263,392 254,595 250,602 245,137
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 41,955 41,259 33,786 29,257 29,064 35,196
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 247,356 263,606 250,757 240,179 223,633 222,046
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
8,693 9,652 6,641 7,821 9,393 8,200
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 241,850 254,902 246,525 238,062 235,619 236,103
Bacteria
(Loop Plate Count)
14,336 8,039 7,846 13,333 8,660 15,302
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 250,000 259,000 269,000 234,000 229,000 219,000
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
9,923 7,495 10,150 7,966 6,690 8,155

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

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