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 2014 2015 2016
Hens and Chickens 971 1,368 1,965 2,386 2,398 2,459
Turkeys 231 263 321 388 396 412
Hatcheries (chicks and poults) - 33 38 48 50 54
Eggs for consumption - 511 708 892 953 1,036
Eggs for hatching [1] - - 232 285 289 304
Total eggs and poultry 1,202 2,175 3,264 3,998 4,086 4,264
Dairy products 3,155 4,030 5,524 6,074 6,029 6,174
Dairy supplementary payments 265 73 - - - -
Cattle and calves (dairy only) [2] 488 826 738 1,178 1,260 1,037
Total dairying 3,908 4,929 6,262 7,252 7,288 7,211
Cattle and calves (non dairy) 3,577 6,060 5,411 8,642 9,238 7,602
Hogs 2,021 3,355 3,371 5,091 4,226 4,092
Sheep 2 5 8 12 13 11
Lamb 35 82 135 148 176 169
Other livestock and livestock products 154 313 367 494 495 451
Total livestock products 10,899 16,919 18,819 25,638 25,521 23,801
Total crops 8,876 12,970 22,302 30,115 31,937 33,788
Provincial Income stabilization program 238 411 210 176 121 306
Total Payments 1,853 2,809 3,135 2,100 2,126 2,419
Total Cash Receipts 21,628 32,697 44,256 57,853 59,584 60,008
- 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)
2012
Index
2012
% ±
2013
Index
2013
% ±
2014
Index
2014
% ±
2015
Index
2015
% ±
2016
Index
2016
% ±
Buildings 100.0 2.9 102.6 2.6 104.6 2.0 104.9 0.3 106.3 1.4
Machinery and Motor Vehicles 100.0 2.6 102.2 2.2 106.7 4.4 107.0 0.4 110.7 3.5
Machinery fuel 100.0 1.7 104.0 4.0 106.4 2.5 78.1 −26.4 69.7 −10.7
General Business Costs 100.0 4.5 106.3 6.3 109.7 3.3 113.2 3.2 113.2 −0.1
Crop Production 100.0 7.4 98.5 −1.5 101.4 3.0 103.0 1.6 100.9 −2.1
Animal Production 100.0 8.7 101.4 1.4 114.7 13.2 123.3 7.5 109.6 −11.1
Total Farm Inputs 100.0 6.0 101.5 1.6 108.2 6.6 112.0 3.6 107.7 −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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