Red Meat and Livestock Sector

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada assists the Canadian red meat and livestock industry to develop or maintain export markets, evaluate economic factors that may affect their industry and identify new opportunities within the domestic system. Red meat commodities include: cattle and beef, sheep, lamb and goats, hogs and pork and wild game and bison.

Services and information

  • Industry overview
    Get an overview of the Canadian red meat industry and its significance for Canada.
  • Statistics and market information
    Find a variety of detailed statistics, data and market information on the Canadian red meat and livestock industry, related to inventories, farming revenues and expenses, condemnations, slaughter and processing, supply and disposition, consumption, prices and imports and exports, by species and type of reports. 
  • Foreign market information by region
    Access international market information for red meat and livestock, organized by region, to learn about market trends and opportunities.
  • Livestock traceability
    Information about how Canada is working to implement a national system to trace livestock and poultry through the supply chain.

Engagement with the red meat industry

Learn about collaboration between industry and government through three sector-specific value chain roundtables: beef, pork, and sheep. They foster collaborative industry-government action to secure an enduring competitive advantage for Canada in international markets.

Contact us

For more information on red meat and livestock, please send an e-mail to redmeat-vianderouge@agr.gc.ca

Additional information

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