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DAIRY BARNS BY TYPE IN CANADA [1]

2015

DAIRY BARNS BY TYPE IN CANADA - 2015
Province Tie Stall Free Stall Robotic System [2] Sub-Total Unrecorded Total
Number % Herd Size Number % Herd Size Number % Herd Size Number Herd Size
[1] Based on Herds Enrolled in Milk Recording Program
[2] Note that dairy barns with a robotic system could be a tie stall or free stall barns.
BC 10 3.3% 65.2 255 83.9% 182.5 39 12.8% 112.9 304 1 450.0 305
AB 33 8.4% 79.5 318 80.5% 151.7 44 11.1% 130.7 395 3 79.0 398
SK 11 12.0% 82.7 73 79.3% 204.6 8 8.7% 131.5 92 1 130.0 93
MB 60 34.5% 82.9 84 48.3% 197.1 30 17.2% 181.6 174 - - 174
ON 1,879 66.8% 58.9 734 26.1% 132.5 198 7.0% 102.6 2,811 46 92.4 2,857
QC 3,793 88.3% 57.0 264 6.1% 118.6 238 5.5% 100.6 4,295 246 63.1 4,541
NB 53 44.2% 60.4 58 48.3% 125.0 9 7.5% 75.9 120 14 51.3 134
NS 49 45.0% 55.2 56 51.4% 103.0 4 3.7% 96.3 109 32 96.7 141
PE 48 57.1% 65.3 33 39.3% 110.2 3 3.6% 213.7 84 12 76.1 96
NL 1 20.0% 110.0 3 60.0% 166.7 1 20.0% 113.0 5 3 266.5 8
CANADA 5,937 70.8% - 1,878 22.4% - 574 6.8% - 8,389 358 - 8,747
Dairy barns by type in Canada.
Proportion of dairy barns by type in Canada.

Source: Canwest DHI, Valacta
Calculations done by AAFC-AID, Market Information Section

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