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Statistics of the Canadian Animal Genetics Industry

Farms in Canada

Farms in Canada
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Dairy (Aug. 1) 14,036 13,587 13,214 12,965 12,746 12,529 12,234 11,962 11,683 11,280
Beef (Jan. 1) 90,010 86,855 82,050 76,735 72,735 71,109 69,420 68,576 67,831 66,181
Swine (Jan. 1) 11,160 9,955 8,445 7,705 7,390 7,255 7,135 7,050 7,075 7,165
Sheep* - - - - 10,111 - - - - 9,390
Goats* - - - - 5,949 - - - - 5,627
Horses* - - - - 47,454 - - - - 39,164
Bison * - - - - 1,211 - - - - 975
Poultry
Chicken 2,806 2,794 2,768 2,682 2,664 2,655 2,660 2,653 2,690 2,817
Turkey 549 548 546 548 543 539 527 523 531 551
Eggs 1,045 1,037 1,015 1,025 1,009 1,012 1,017 1,007 1,021 1,062
Broiler Hatching Eggs 258 255 261 252 248 245 238 240 230 243
* Census: May 2011 and May 2016
Sources : Canadian Dairy Commission, Chicken Farmers of Canada, Egg Farmers of Canada, Canadian Hatching Egg Producers, Turkey Farmers of Canada & Statistics Canada

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