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Statistics of the Canadian Animal Genetics Industry

Dairy Cow Registrations in Canada

Dairy Cow Registrations in Canada
Breed 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Ayrshire 5,781 5,651 6,419 6,138 5,487
Brown Swiss 1,474 1,404 1,254 1,562 1,206
Canadienne 336 198 275 309 208
Guernsey 220 188 226 296 220
Holstein 271,580 277,051 268,205 274,172 282,037
Jersey 8,997 9,209 8,816 9,045 9,900
Kerry 11 51 17 15 3
Milking Shorthorn 353 317 252 402 262
Total Registrations 288,752 294,069 285,464 291,939 299,323
Source: Breed associations and Canadian Livestock Records Corporation
Graph: Dairy cow registrations in Canada, as detailed in the table above.

Source: Canadian Livestock Records Corporation

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