Red meat and livestock inventory reports

This section provides information on livestock inventories, along with other sectoral reports and links.

Livestock population - Canada ('000 head)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cattle - as of January 1 12,305.0 12,220.0 11,925.0 11,900.0 11,850.0
Cattle - as of July 1 13,520.0 13,295.0 12,915.0 12,935.0 12,950.0
Hogs - as of January 1 12,610.0 12,940.0 13,180.0 13,575.0 13,760.0
Hogs - as of July 1 12,765.0 13,005.0 13,360.0 13,840.0 14,130.0
Sheep - as of January 1 899.5 874.7 842.3 832.0 816.0
Sheep - as of July 1 1,125.9 1,092.9 1,074.7 1,053.3 1,034.4
Source: Statistics Canada

Cattle inventory by farm type

Links to various inventory reports provided by Statistics Canada:

Cattle and calves

Hogs

Sheep, lambs and goats

 

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