Service Standards for Red Meat and Livestock Reports

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's goal is to achieve its service standards a minimum of 80% of the time under normal circumstances

Red Meat and livestock reports

Red meat and livestock reports are updated by 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time every Friday and reports include most current data unless otherwise specified.

Annual red meat and livestock reports

Annual red meat and livestock reports are updated on the website by March 31st of each year.

Animal Genetics and Registrations Reports

The majority of animal genetics and registrations reports are updated annually and are completed by May 31st of each year, with the exception of the following two reports:

  • Canada’s Animal Genetics Industry Statistics Report is updated by June 30th of each year; and
  • Overview of Canadian Dairy Genetics Export Report is updated by the 15th of each month with the most recent data available.

Links to various reports provided by Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada is responsible for generating and updating various reports under these links.

Inventories

Red Meat and Livestock Inventory report is bi-annual. It is updated on the website by September 30th with July 1 inventory and by March 31st with January 1 inventory.

Canada and United States supply comparison by species report is updated on the website by January 31st of each year.

Farmed Deer in Canada by species and area report is updated on the website by June 30th of each year.

Farming revenues and expenses

Farm Cash Receipts and Farm Input Price Index reports are updated on the website by May 31st of each year.

Condemnations

Condemnation reports are updated on the website no later than 2 months after the reporting month ends. For example, red meat condemnation for the month of June should be released no later than August 31st of the same year.

Supply sheets by species

Canadian Pork Council publishes the weekly Hog statistics at a glance report on its website.

Canadian Meat Council and Alberta Beef Producers publish the weekly Beef statistics at a glance report on their websites.

Veal Farmers of Ontario publishes the weekly Veal statistics at a glance report on its website.

Canadian Sheep Federation and Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency publish the monthly Sheep statistics at a glance report on their respective websites.

Canadian Bison Association publishes the monthly Bison market and supply update report on its website.

Canadian Meat Goat Association and Ontario Goat publish the quarterly Goat statistics at a glance report on their respective websites.

Rabbit industry at a glance is updated on the website by March 31st of each year, except for Census of Agriculture data which is updated every 5 years.

Exports

Live animal exports
Annual Live animal exports to the United States – through ports of entry report is updated on the website by January 31st of each year.

Other resources

Weekly livestock report schedule/calendar is updated by December 15th of each year.

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