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Red meat and livestock farming revenues and expenses

This section provides information on farming revenues and expenses, along with other sectoral reports and links.

1 - Farm cash receipts
Canadian farm cash receipts from operations
(in millions of dollars)
1990 2000 2010 2016 2017 2018
Hens and Chickens 971 1,368 1,967 2,459 2,541 2,691
Turkeys 231 263 321 412 384 392
Hatcheries (chicks and poults) - 33 38 55 56 60
Eggs for consumption - 511 724 1,052 1,096 1,168
Eggs for hatching [1] - - 260 289 304 350
Total eggs and poultry 1,202 2,175 3,292 4,246 4,356 4,660
Dairy products 3,155 3,163 5,524 6,174 6,565 6,639
Dairy supplementary payments 265 73 - - - -
Cattle and calves (dairy only) [2] 488 469 738 1,052 1,087 1,089
Total dairying 3,908 3,884 6,263 7,226 7,652 7,727
Cattle and calves (non dairy) 3,577 3,439 5,416 7,711 7,974 7,983
Hogs 2,021 1,842 3,381 4,098 4,509 4,108
Sheep 2 2 8 11 14 15
Lamb 35 36 135 172 175 171
Furs 30 46 148 98 75 98
Other livestock and livestock products 199 183 543 633 655 666
Total livestock products 10,974 11,607 19,186 24,195 25,409 25,429
Total crops 8,876 8,725 22,413 34,300 34,685 35,000
Provincial Income stabilization program 238 365 210 330 223 321
Total Payments 1,853 2,362 3,138 2,442 2,436 2,219
Total Cash Receipts 21,628 32,697 44,284 60,510 61,626 62,647
- Nil
[1] Information gathered from the Canadian Hatching Egg Producers (CHEP)
[2] 12% refers to (historical) estimate of percent of dairy cattle in total cattle sales.
Calculations done by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division, Market Information Section
2 - Farm input price index
Canadian farm input price index
(2012=100)
2014
Index
2014
% ±
2015
Index
2015
% ±
2016
Index
2016
% ±
2017
Index
2017
% ±
2018
Index
2018
% ±
Buildings 104.6 2.0 104.9 0.2 106.3 1.4 109.3 2.8 113.6 3.9
Machinery and Motor Vehicles 106.7 4.4 107.0 0.4 110.9 3.6 115.5 4.2 121.3 5.0
Machinery fuel 106.4 2.4 78.1 -26.6 69.7 -10.8 79.5 14.1 95.7 20.4
General Business Costs 109.7 3.3 113.2 3.2 115.4 1.9 117.2 1.5 122.6 4.7
Crop Production 101.4 2.9 103.0 1.6 100.8 -2.2 101.2 0.4 104.1 2.8
Animal Production 114.7 13.2 123.3 7.5 109.5 -11.2 110.5 0.9 114.4 3.6
Total Farm Inputs 108.2 6.5 112.0 3.5 108.0 -3.6 109.7 1.6 113.9 3.8
Note: Farm Input Price Index measures changes in the prices of commodities and services used in farm operations
Source: Statistics Canada
Calculation done by AAFC – AID

Links to various farm revenue reports provided by Statistics Canada:

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