GB Milk Hygiene

Published 9 March 15

Bactoscan levels for January averaged at 27,000/ml, 1,000/ml less than in the previous month and the same as in January 2014. 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 154,000/ml in January 2015, down 3,000/ml from the previous month. In January 2014, they were 11,000/ml higher at 165,000/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)

  

 2011

2012

2013

2014

 2015

January

 34

33

30

27

27

February

 33

32

30

27

 

March

 32

31

31

26

 

April

 30

30

30

26

 

May

 29

28

26

25

 

June

 29

28

25

25

 

July

 29

29

25

24

 

August

 28

29

25

 24   

September

 29

28

25

24  

October

 30

29

25

26  

November

 32

31

28

27

 

December

 34

31

27

28  

Yearly Average

 31

30

27

26  

Cell Count ('000 per ml)

  

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

January

190

179

169

165

154

February

193

177

168

161

 

March

190

178

172

161

 

April

192

182

167

163

 

May

192

185

167

166

 

June

192

188

168

169

 

July

193

195

173

174

 

August

197

203

177

178  

September

197

202

178

179

 

October

191

191

175

172  

November

184

178

171

164  

December

180

171

167

157  

Yearly Average

191

186

171

167  

Raw Data provided by: DIAL/FMG Members

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