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Statistics of the Canadian Animal Genetics Industry

Sheep Registrations in Canada

Sheep Registrations in Canada
Breed 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Arcott (Canadien) 418 470 298 357 453
Arcott (Outaouais) - - - - -
Arcott (Rideau) 1,901 1,862 1,239 860 1,131
Border Cheviot 99 88 68 77 60
Border Leicester 64 102 105 54 51
Charollais 224 243 115 155 277
Clun Forest 127 146 104 107 65
Dorper 767 872 700 637 645
Dorset (Horned and Polled) 2,143 1,612 1,415 1,436 1,156
East Friesian 94 49 90 12 101
Finnsheep 199 163 151 59 222
Hampshire 448 427 435 379 375
Icelandic 178 182 152 103 180
Île-de-France 165 189 154 129 177
Katahdin 873 579 424 496 465
Lincoln 43 41 45 26 14
North Country Cheviot 564 582 434 458 530
Oxford Down 111 131 115 88 106
Polypay 442 951 400 308 432
Rambouillet 32 19 13 19 13
Romanov 1,610 1,204 925 1,019 758
Romney 55 59 54 29 15
Shropshire 91 57 55 59 69
Southdown 186 200 188 192 187
Suffolk 2,243 2,073 1,942 1,807 1,775
Texel 381 192 166 164 250
Others 256 188 146 263 223
Total Registrations 13,714 12,681 9,933 9,293 9,730
Source: Breed associations and Canadian Livestock Records Corporation
Graph : Sheep registrations, as detailed in the table above.

Source: Breed associations and Canadian Livestock Records Corporation

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