Red Meat Market Information

Rabbit Supply - Canada

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Canada's Federally and Provincially Inspected Slaughter
(head)
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 % change
2011 to 2012
% change
2012 to 2013
Source: AAFC/Market Information Section
630,930 640,361 599,555 659,263 634,324 640,167 633,032 623,135 642,827 582,244 3.2% -9.4%


Consumption Per Capita in Canada
(grams)
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 % change
2011 to 2012
% change
2012 to 2013
Source: AAFC/Red Meat Section Estimate
24.1 24.2 22.5 24.5 18.7 20.9 22.7 23.6 23.5 24.9 -0.4% 6.0%


Quebec Price
($/kg)
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 % change
2011 to 2012
% change
2012 to 2013
Source : Syndicat des producteurs de lapins du Québec
Rabbits - all categories 3.37 3.53 3.95 3.95 3.95 3.95 3.95 3.95 3.99 4.03 N/A 1.0%
Older rabbits 2.32 2.46 2.76 2.76 2.76 2.76 2.76 2.76 2.87 2.98 4.0% 3.8%


Number of head and Number of farms by Province
Province Number of Head Number of Farms
1996 2001 2006 2011 1996 2001 2006 2011
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture
Canada 285,366 255,762 206,175 184,935 6,394 1,859 2,747 2,792
Atlantic provinces 3,659 2,110 1,905 1,324 310 83 116 136
Quebec 105,649 96,213 102,350 70,853 889 327 518 528
Ontario 120,801 117,925 75,680 93,574 1,952 730 881 1,021
Manitoba 8,620 11,902 9,891 3,985 432 99 152 150
Saskatchewan 7,057 4,189 1,983 1,342 652 119 237 189
Alberta 18,982 5,666 5,753 8,129 1,249 237 502 445
British Columbia 20,598 17,757 8,613 5,728 910 264 341 323


Canadian Import/Export of Rabbit or Hare Meat and Edible Offal
( HS CODE: 0208.10.00)
Export Import
C$ kg C$ kg
Source: Statistics Canada
2013 188,044 16,880 778,374 147,121
2012 310,577 48,573 259,007 47,858
2011 291,129 29,623 418,704 77,701
2010 296,617 37,597 19,603 3,822
2009 797,683 75,349 0 0
2008 1,563,178 150,840 0 0
2007 262,786 26,564 0 0
2006 29,465 10,305 0 0
2005 178,027 21,387 36 10
2004 118,976 21,801 0 0
2003 174,537 19,277 0 0


United States Inventory
1992 1997 2002 2007 2012
Source: USDA, Census of Agriculture
Number of head 789,406 582,111 405,241 616,129 400,049
Number of farms 14,506 18,104 10,073 27,137 13,420