Canada's animal genetic exports (for breeding purpose)

Animal genetic exports in Canadian dollars
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Cattle embryos 8,295,661 7,386,753 7,823,076 7,140,768 7,207,743
Dairy semen 88,726,586 97,693,878 118,367,998 110,973,908 123,837,468
Dairy cattle 13,594,764 17,114,484 32,158,721 22,601,497 24,125,268
Beef cattle semen 6,635,230 6,554,535 6,436,750 7,580,762 5,601,049
Beef cattle 14,107,182 17,889,744 27,733,307 23,261,876 11,044,705
Swine 31,858,085 33,489,968 38,991,407 41,323,834 44,955,842
Purebred horses 4,396,581 5,165,015 4,387,181 4,493,489 4,747,598
Live sheep and goats 515,500 6,560 - 1,080 3,171
Small ruminant embryos 165,000 - 91,950 - -
Small ruminant semen 90,366 56,955 150,970 97,079 36,005
Fowls, live domestic weighing not more than 185 g 14,542,607 13,162,158 15,080,304 14,367,900 13,421,843
Turkeys, live, weighing not more than 185 g 29,428,391 22,652,559 31,582,299 28,439,054 35,945,541
Ducks, geese and guinea fowls, domestic, live, weighing not more than 185 g 1,433,135 1,981,866 2,648,747 4,118,832 6,977,089
Hatching eggs 38,614,833 32,643,492 43,412,336 46,507,362 55,242,422
Total exports 252,403,921 255,797,967 328,865,046 310,907,441 333,109,739
Sources: Statistics Canada; Small ruminant embryo and semen data sourced from the Canadian Livestock Genetics Association

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