Canada's animal genetic exports (for breeding purpose)

Animal genetic exports in Canadian dollars
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Cattle embryos 7,140,768 7,207,743 8,461,298 7,525,307 5,643,074
Dairy semen 110,973,908 123,837,468 126,677,022 119,144,908 108,782,087
Dairy cattle 22,601,497 24,125,268 13,801,880 11,498,035 14,805,437
Beef cattle semen 7,580,762 5,601,049 6,746,062 4,867,394 6,456,247
Beef cattle 23,261,876 11,044,705 9,039,177 8,455,064 7,683,259
Swine 41,323,834 44,854,253 45,053,279 41,224,383 44,834,937
Purebred horses 4,087,879 4,132,136 8,933,527 12,599,973 16,249,352
Live sheep and goats 2,160 188,421 63,200 138 -
Small ruminant embryos - - 256,000 293,700 49,200
Small ruminant semen 97,079 36,005 42,000 98,900 71,064
Fowls, live domestic weighing not more than 185 g 14,367,900 13,421,843 23,304,091 20,685,784 19,808,639
Turkeys, live, weighing not more than 185 g 28,439,054 35,945,541 32,724,700 36,043,627 29,744,191
Ducks, geese and guinea fowls, domestic, live, weighing not more than 185 g 4,118,832 6,977,089 5,330,858 3,782,536 4,041,082
Hatching eggs 46,507,362 55,242,422 68,848,918 65,022,266 71,502,560
Total exports 310,405,832 332,613,943 349,282,012 331,242,015 329,671,129
Sources: Statistics Canada; Small ruminant embryo and semen data sourced from the Canadian Livestock Genetics Association

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