GB Milk Hygiene

Published 2 October 13

The data below covers the monthly average milk quality for Great Britain from 2008.

Bactoscan levels for July were the same as those in June at an average of 25,000/ml, while compared with July 2012 bactoscan levels were 4,000/ml lower. Average Bactoscan levels for the 2012 year stood at 30,000/ml, down 1,000/ml from the 2011 average.

SCC levels increased by 5,000/ml to an average of 173,000/ml between June and July 2013. This is 22,000/ml less than July last year. For the 2012 year the average cell count stood at 186,000/ml, 5,000/ml below the 2011 average of 191,000/ml.

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Average GB Milk Quality

Bactoscan ('000 per ml)

  

2009

2010

2011

2012

 2013

January

32

34

34

33

30

February

30

33

33

32

30

March

29

31

32

31

31

April

30

29

30

30

30

May

27

27

29

28

26

June

24

25

29

28

25

July

25

26

29

29

25

August

27

27

28

 29   

September

28

27

29

28  

October

31

30

30

29  

November

34

32

32

31

 

December

35

33

34

31  

Yearly Average

29

30

31

30  

Cell Count ('000 per ml)

  

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013 

January

183

187

190

179

169

February

185

188

193

177

168

March

186

190

190

178

172

April

196

192

192

182

167

May

198

193

192

185

167

June

200

194

192

188

168

July

204

197

193

195

173

August

207

202

197

203  

September

206

201

197

202  

October

195

190

191

191  

November

188

182

184

178  

December

185

182

180

171  

Yearly Average

194

192

191

186  

Raw Data provided by: DIAL/FMG Members

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