GB milk hygiene

Updated 21 April 2021

Average somatic cell counts and bactoscan levels for GB are reported, based on an AHDB survey of dairies. 

Interested in joining our survey sample?

Email Martin Doherty at martin.doherty@ahdb.org.uk

Overview

  • Bactoscan levels for March averaged 26,000/ml, the sameas the previous month and 2,000/ml lower than March 2020.
  • Average Bactoscan levels for the 2020 year stood at 27,000/ml, 1,000 higher than the 2019 average.
  • Somatic cell count (SCC) levels averaged 157,000/ml in March, 1,000 higher than the previous month and 4,000/ml lower than March 2020.
  • The average cell count stood at 164,000/ml for 2020, 1,000/ml lower than the 2019 average.




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