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DAIRY BARNS BY TYPE IN CANADA [1]

2018

DAIRY BARNS BY TYPE IN CANADA - 2018
Province Tie Stall operation Free Stall operation Unrecorded Total Number of barns
Number of barns % Herd Size Number of barns % Herd Size Number of barns Herd Size
[1] Based on Herds Enrolled in Milk Recording Program
BC 8 3.8% 68.9 202 96.2% 199.5 - - 210
AB 20 6.9% 79.6 268 93.1% 173.5 - - 288
SK 8 12.3% 105.5 57 87.7% 232.3 - - 65
MB 42 37.8% 87.3 69 62.2% 255.8 - - 111
ON 1538 68.0% 60.6 724 32.0% 142.6 2,262
QC 3083 92.2% 63.4 260 7.8% 134.4 47 66.3 3,390
NB 46 47.4% 66.7 51 52.6% 150 7 - 104
NS 58 52.3% 59.5 53 47.7% 133.9 1 - 112
PE 46 54.8% 72.1 38 45.2% 106.2 2 68 86
NL 2 33.3% 176.5 4 66.7% 185 1 - 7
Canada 4,851 73.8% - 1,726 26.2% - 58 - 6,635
Dairy barns by type in Canada. Proportion of dairy barns by type in Canada.

DAIRY BARNS WITH ROBOTIC MILKING SYSTEM BY TYPE IN CANADA [1]

2018

DAIRY BARNS BY TYPE IN CANADA - 2018
Province Tie Stall operation Free Stall operation Total Number of barns
Number of barns % Herd Size Number of barns % Herd Size
[1] Based on Herds Enrolled in Milk Recording Program
BC - - - 47 100% 176 47
AB - - - 54 100% 143 54
SK - - - 14 100% 130 14
MB - - - 45 100% 192 45
ON 3 1.1% 128 265 98.9% 112 268
QC 57 18.9% 88 245 81.1% 105 302
NB 1 7.1% 66 13 92.9% 91 14
NS - - - 13 100.0% 129 13
PE - - - 4 100.0% 162 4
NL - - - 1 100.0% 115 1
Canada 61 8.0% - 701 92.0% - 762
Dairy barns with robotic milking system Proportion of dairy barns with robotic milking system

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

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