2013 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)


2013 SOMATIC CELL AND BACTERIA COUNT (PER mL)
Province July August September October November December
British Columbia Somatic Cell 160,924 177,207 181,208 163,377 162,237 161,843
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 28,395 28,187 28,288 25,091 16,489 18,124
Alberta Somatic Cell 218,094 215,148 206,079 191,575 180,854 179,932
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 19,708 27,537 18,086 20,828 22,109 21,761
Saskatchewan Somatic Cell
Bacteria (Bactoscan)
Manitoba Somatic Cell 269,000 264,000 274,000 240,000 223,000 227,000
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 26,000 22,000 28,000 31,000 27,000 31,000
Ontario Somatic Cell 249,000 244,000 236,000 218,000 206,000 200,000
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 22,000 22,000 22,000 23,000 21,000 21,000
Quebec Somatic Cell 236,497 245,046 239,255 226,254 219,551 213,713
Bacteria (Bactoscan) 27,180 29,000 25,782 24,797 25,255 24,556
New Brunswick Somatic Cell 229,962 221,679 228,325 199,563 187,577 176,734
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
11,108 6,663 7,329 5,636 6,467 6,773
Nova Scotia Somatic Cell 227,097 235,651 225,941 196,185 184,267 182,377
Bacteria
(Loop Plate Count)
11,811 13,726 10,772 14,776 15,920 12,797
Prince Edward Island Somatic Cell 214,000 223,000 212,000 202,000 193,000 189,000
Bacteria
(Standard Plate Count)
15,523 16,523 19,755 18,630 18,776 17,882

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

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