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Table 4 Future values of bulk tank somatic cell count (BTSCC) ± forecast error obtained from time series modeling per payment program based on milk quality (PPBMQ) class for the months of 2016a

From: Month-wise variation and prediction of bulk tank somatic cell count in Brazilian dairy herds and its impact on payment based on milk quality

  BTSCC predicted value ± standard error × 1000 cells/mL
Month Class 11 Class 21 Class 31 Class 41 Class 51
January/2016 206 ± 9 366 ± 14 589 ± 21 753 ± 27 1196 ± 58
February/2016 210 ± 11 382 ± 16 609 ± 24 783 ± 30 1218 ± 64
March/2016 208 ± 11 372 ± 18 582 ± 28 738 ± 33 1224 ± 76
April/2016 210 ± 12 366 ± 20 582 ± 31 765 ± 36 1227 ± 83
May/2016 195 ± 14 350 ± 22 546 ± 34 704 ± 39 1156 ± 91
June/2016 194 ± 14 355 ± 24 544 ± 37 725 ± 41 1149 ± 98
July/2016 204 ± 15 349 ± 26 530 ± 40 727 ± 43 1108 ± 105
August/2016 197 ± 16 347 ± 27 527 ± 42 710 ± 46 1069 ± 111
September/2016 196 ± 17 336 ± 28 511 ± 45 701 ± 48 1032 ± 117
October/2016 206 ± 18 357 ± 30 552 ± 47 737 ± 50 1122 ± 123
November/2016 214 ± 18 382 ± 31 593 ± 49 788 ± 52 1205 ± 128
December/2016 222 ± 19 401 ± 32 594 ± 51 814 ± 54 1202 ± 133
  1. aThe classes were based on the payment programs based on milk quality of 13 milk buyers in Brazil; 1Class 1–1000 to 200,000 cells/mL, Class 2–201,000 to 400,000 cells/mL, Class 3–401,000 to 500,000 cells/mL, Class 4–501,000 to 800,000 cells/mL, Class 5 - > 800,000 cells/mL