Provincial poultry facts

2016
2016 Provincial poultry facts
BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS PE NL CANADA
Chicken producers [2] 325 244 67 118 1,177 748 37 87 8 6 2,817
Broiler stock hatcheries [4] 10 4 2 4 9 5 2 3 0 1 40
Number of federally inspected chicken slaughter plants 9 3 2 2 10 10 2 1 0 1 40
Number of provincially inspected chicken slaughter plants[*] 28 2 1 4 8 1 0 0 0 0 44
Total number of chicken slaughter plants [1] 37 5 3 6 18 11 2 1 0 1 84
Turkey producers [3] 67 48 11 56 179 152 18 20 0 0 551
Turkey hatcheries [1] 1 2 0 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 11
Number of federally inspected turkey slaughter plants 4 2 1 1 5 3 0 1 0 0 17
Number of provincially inspected turkey slaughter plants[*] 24 1 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 33
Total number of turkey slaughter plants [1] 28 3 2 5 7 4 0 1 0 0 50
Egg producers [5] 137 179 76 154 345 117 16 22 7 5 1,062
Laying egg hatcheries [1] 2 1 0 2 6 2 2 1 0 0 16
Egg grading stations [6] 23 41 10 22 61 16 7 12 2 1 197
Egg processors [1] 1 1 0 2 8 2 0 0 0 0 14
Broiler hatching egg producers [4] 52 30 10 23 76 36 4 12 0 0 243
Sources:
[1] Canadian Food Inspection Agency, compiled by AAFC, Market Information (Poultry)
[2] Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC)
[3] Turkey Farmers of Canada (TFC)
[4] Canadian Hatching Egg Producers (CHEP)
[5] Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC)
[6] Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC)
[*] Includes facilities reporting data to AAFC. Excludes approximately 60 micro-processing facilities from the Hutterite colonies in Alberta
2015
2015 Provincial poultry facts
  BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS PE NL CANADA
Chicken producers [2] 328 242 69 119 1,042 753 37 88 6 6 2,690
Broiler stock hatcheries [4] 10 4 2 4 9 5 2 3 0 1 40
Number of federally inspected chicken slaughter plants 10 4 2 2 10 10 2 1 0 1 42
Number of provincially inspected chicken slaughter plants[*] 22 3 1 3 7 1 0 0 0 0 39
Total number of chicken slaughter plants [1] 32 7 3 5 19 11 2 1 0 1 81
Turkey producers [3] 66 46 12 58 176 136 18 19 0 0 531
Turkey hatcheries [1] 1
2 0 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 10
Number of federally inspected turkey slaughter plants 4 2 1 1 5 3 0 1 0 0 17
Number of provincially inspected turkey slaughter plants[*] 21 2 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 29
Total number of turkey slaughter plants [1] 25 4 2 4 7 3 0 1 0 0 46
Egg producers [5] 134 160 77 150 330 114 16 22 7 7 1,021
Laying egg hatcheries [1] 2 1 0 2 6 3 2 0 0 0 16
Egg grading stations [6] 20 43 10 22 63 16 8 14 2 2 201
Egg processors [1] 1 1 0 2 8 2 0 0 0 0 14
Broiler hatching egg producers [4] 53 28 10 24 76 37 4 12 0 0 244
Sources:
[1] Canadian Food Inspection Agency, compiled by AAFC, Market Information (Poultry)
[2] Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC)
[3] Turkey Farmers of Canada (TFC)
[4] Canadian Hatching Egg Producers (CHEP)
[5] Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC)
[6] Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC)
[*] Includes facilities reporting data to AAFC. Excludes approximately 60 micro-processing facilities from the Hutterite colonies in Alberta
2014
2014 Provincial poultry facts
  BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS PE NL CANADA
Chicken producers [2] 325 234 66 113 1,018 756 37 88 8 8 2,653
Broiler stock hatcheries [4] 10 4 2 4 9 5 2 3 0 1 40
Number of federally inspected chicken slaughter plants 9 3 2 2 10 10 2 1 0 1 40
Number of provincially inspected chicken slaughter plants 22 3 1 3 7 1 0 0 0 0 37
Total number of chicken slaughter plants [1] 31 6 3 5 17 11 2 1 0 1 77
Turkey producers [3] 66 46 12 50 176 136 18 19 0 0 523
Turkey hatcheries [1] 1 2 0 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 10
Number of federally inspected turkey slaughter plants 4 2 1 1 5 3 0 1 0 0 17
Number of provincially inspected turkey slaughter plants 20 2 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 29
Total number of turkey slaughter plants [1] 24 4 2 3 8 4 0 1 0 0 46
Egg producers [5] 134 158 77 150 322 109 16 23 7 7 1,007
Laying egg hatcheries [1] 2 1 0 2 6 2 2 0 0 1 16
Egg grading stations [6] 20 45 10 22 63 20 8 14 1 2 206
Egg processors [1] 1 1 0 2 8 2 0 0 0 0 14
Broiler hatching egg producers [4] 50 32 11 24 76 37 4 6 0 0 240
Sources:
[1] Canadian Food Inspection Agency, compiled by AAFC, Market Information (Poultry)
[2] Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC)
[3] Turkey Farmers of Canada (TFC)
[4] Canadian Hatching Egg Producers (CHEP)
[5] Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC)
[6] Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC)
[*] Includes facilities reporting data to AAFC. Excludes approximately 60 micro-processing facilities from the Hutterite colonies in Alberta
2013
2013 Provincial poultry facts
  BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS PE NL
Population [1] 4,582,625 4,007,199 1,106,247 1,265,405 13,550,929 8,153,971 755,635 942,930 145,505 528,194
Hatcheries (chicken and turkey) [3] [4] 10 10 2 5 16 8 2 3 0 1
Federally inspected slaughter plants [2] 10 5 2 2 18 13 2 1 0 1
Provincially inspected slaughter plants [3] 28 3[*] 1 3 9 1 0 0 0 0
Egg grading stations [7] 21 40 11 22 62 20 8 14 2 2
Egg processors [2] 1 1 0 2 9 2 0 0 0 0
Chicken producers [3] 337 230 68 114 1,012 758 37 88 8 8
Turkey producers [4] 64 44 12 58 176 136 18 19 0 0
Hatching egg producers [5] 52 32 10 24 72 38 4 6 0 0
Egg producers [6] 133 156 77 155 325 115 17 24 8 7
Sources:
[1] Statistics Canada, Estimates of total population on July 1st
[2] Canadian Food Inspection Agency, compiled by AAFC, Market Information Section
[3] Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC)
[4] Turkey Farmers of Canada (TFC)
[5] Canadian Hatching Egg Producers (CHEP)
[6] Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC)
[7] Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC)
[*] Includes facilities reporting data to AAFC. Excludes approximately 60 micro-processing facilities from the Hutterite colonies in Alberta
2012
2012 Provincial poultry facts
  BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS PE NL
Population [1] 4,622,573 3,873,745 1,079,958 1,267,003 13,505,900 8,054,756 755,950 948,695 146,105 512,659
Hatcheries (chicken and turkey) [3] [4] 10 7 2 8 21 10 3 3 0 1
Federally inspected slaughter plants [2] 9 3 2 2 11 12 2 1 0 1
Provincially inspected slaughter plants [3] 5 67 1 3 31 4 2 8 6 4
Egg grading stations [7] 25 43 11 21 66 22 8 14 2 2
Egg processors [2] 1 0 0 2 9 2 0 0 0 0
Chicken producers [3] 333 229 69 116 1,013 758 36 85 8 8
Turkey producers [4] 65 44 12 50 186 136 19 19 0 0
Hatching egg producers [5] 54 31 10 24 77 39 4 6 0 0
Egg producers [6] 131 156 77 155 324 115 17 22 8 7
Sources:
[1] Statistics Canada, Estimates of total population on July 1st
[2] Canadian Food Inspection Agency, compiled by AAFC, Market Information Section
[3] Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC)
[4] Turkey Farmers of Canada (TFC)
[5] Canadian Hatching Egg Producers (CHEP)
[6] Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC)
[7] Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC)
[*]Includes facilities reporting data to AAFC. Excludes approximately 60 micro-processing facilities from the Hutterite colonies in Alberta

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