GB Milk Hygiene

Published 9 February 15

Bactoscan levels for December averaged at 28,000/ml, 1,000/ml more than in the previous month and in December 2013. Average Bactoscan levels for the 2014 year stood at 26,000/ml, down 1,000/ml from the 2013 average.

SCC levels decreased to an average of 157,000/ml in December 2014, down 7,000/ml from the previous month. In December 2013, they were 10,000/ml higher at 167,000/ml. For the 2014 year, the average cell count stood at 167,000/ml, 4,000/ml below the 2013 average of 171,000/ml.

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Average GB Milk Quality

Bactoscan ('000 per ml)

  

2010

2011

2012

2013

 2014

January

34

34

33

30

27

February

33

33

32

30

27

March

31

32

31

31

26

April

29

30

30

30

26

May

27

29

28

26

25

June

25

29

28

25

25

July

26

29

29

25

24

August

27

28

29

 25  24

September

27

29

28

25 24

October

30

30

29

25 26

November

32

32

31

28

27

December

33

34

31

27  28 

Yearly Average

30

31

30

27 26 

Cell Count ('000 per ml)

  

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014 

January

187

190

179

169

165

February

188

193

177

168

161

March

190

190

178

172

161

April

192

192

182

167

163

May

193

192

185

167

166

June

194

192

188

168

169

July

197

193

195

173

174

August

202

197

203

177 178

September

201

197

202

178

179

October

190

191

191

175 172

November

182

184

178

171 164

December

182

180

171

167 157

Yearly Average

192

191

186

171 167 

Raw Data provided by: DIAL/FMG Members

GB Milk Hygiene