2013 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2013 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province January February March April May June
British Columbia Somatic Cell 167,643 162,152 152,502 145,756 147,569 154,661
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 17,510 17,953 19,825 18,900 19,732 18,792
Alberta Somatic Cell 185,133 181,561 180,415 180,149 185,743 199,458
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 20,123 18,727 18,003 19,821 21,391 19,905
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell
Bacteria (Bactoscan)
Manitoba Somatic Cell 246,000 241,000 231,000 225,000 231,000 238,000
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 21,000 21,000 32,000 28,000 26,000 18,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 207,000 204,000 199,000 195,000 207,000 219,000
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 22,000 22,000 20,000 23,000 20,000 26,000
Quebec Somatic Cell 216,570 210,084 206,713 202,465 209,487

220,547

Bacteria (Bactoscan) 23,054 25,356 24,766 24,792 24,553 25,529
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 203,052 206,676 199,928 191,900 186,392 196,450
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
9,862 6,544 5,549 4,876 6,060 7,855
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 216,187 206,778 207,353 195,271 201,383 208,895
Bacteria
(Loop Plate Count)
8,460 9,711 28,286 11,703 11,435 10,517
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 188,000 183,000 190,000 188,000 190,000 194,000
Bacteria
(Bactoscan)
23,095 21,520 18,993 18,487 28,174 19,867

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

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