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Farmed deer in Canada by species and area

2019
Farmed deer in Canada by species and area
2019(Estimated)
ElkRed deerWhite tailed deerOther deer
(Fallow, Mule, Reindeer)
Total farmed deerNumber of farms
Yukon/Northwest Territories 59 0 0 0 59 3
British Columbia 0 0 0 408 408 11
Alberta 11,470 0 1,100 18 12,588 155
Saskatchewan 4,776 0 1,990 366 7,132 140
Manitoba 985 0 35 66 1,086 25
Ontario [1] 980 2,100 280 210 3,570 72
Quebec [1] 1,597 4,206 559 336 6,698 115
Atlantic provinces [1] 60 467 41 73 641 20
Total 19,927 6,773 4,005 1,477 32,182 541
Source: Canadian Cervid Alliance
[1] 2019 data is unavailable; numbers are from 2018 or previous
2018
Farmed deer in Canada by species and area
2018 (Estimated)
ElkRed deerWhite tailed deerOther deer
(Fallow, Mule, Reindeer)
Total farmed deerNumber of farms
Yukon/Northwest Territories 68 0 0 0 68 4
British Columbia 0 0 0 433

433

11
Alberta 11,870 0 950 25 12,845 160
Saskatchewan 5,685 0 2,228 663 8,576 160
Manitoba 1,141 0 35 28 1,204 27
Ontario 980 2,100 280 210 3,570 82
Quebec 1,597 4,206 559 336 6,698 115
Atlantic provinces 60 467 41 73 641 20
Total 21,401 6,773 4,093 1,768 34,035 579
Source: Canadian Cervid Alliance
2017
Farmed deer in Canada by species and area
2017 (Estimated)
ElkRed deerWhite tailed deerOther deer
(Fallow, Mule, Reindeer)
Total farmed deerNumber of farms
Yukon/Northwest Territories
57 0 0 0 57 4
British Columbia 0 0 0 426 426 12
Alberta 12,008 0 1,349 25 13,382 172
Saskatchewan 6,420 0 3,168 663 10,251 196
Manitoba 1,170 0 25 15 1,210 28
Ontario 1,075 2,565 150 250 4,040 97
Quebec 1,562 6,233 644 343 8,782 121
Atlantic provinces [1] 56 422 41 80 599 20
Total 22,348 9,220 5,377 1,802 38,747 650
[1] Data is unavailable, numbers are from prior year or previous.
Source: Canadian Cervid Alliance
2016
Farmed deer in Canada by species and area
2016 (Estimated)
ElkRed deerWhite tailed deerOther deer
(Fallow, Mule, Reindeer)
Total farmed deerNumber of farms
Yukon/Northwest Territories
48 0 0 0 48 4
British Columbia 0 0 0 350 350 12
Alberta 12,164 0 1,026 15 13,205 184
Saskatchewan 8,823 0 4,184 719 13,726 208
Manitoba 1,115 0 70 30 1,215 31
Ontario 450 1,000 150 100 1,700 75
Quebec 2,086 6,092 795 413 9,386 126
Atlantic provinces [1] 56 422 41 80 599 20
Total 24,742 7,514 6,266 1,707 40,229 660
[1] Data is unavailable, numbers are from prior year or previous.
Source: Canadian Cervid Alliance
2015
Farmed deer in Canada by species and area
2015 (Estimated)
ElkRed deerWhite tailed deerOther deer
(Fallow, Mule, Reindeer)
Total farmed deerNumber of farms
Yukon/Northwest Territories 35 0 0 0 35 2
British Columbia 0 0 0 457 457 19
Alberta 10,081 0 1,014 30 11,125 188
Saskatchewan 9,786 0 4,400 774 14,960 165
Manitoba 1,314 0 65 35 1,414 31
Ontario 550 1,300 200 450 2,500 110
Quebec [1] 1,445 6,253 795 624 9,117 198
Atlantic provinces [1] 56 422 41 80 599 20
Total 23,267 7,975 6,515 2,450 40,207 733
[1] Data is unavailable, numbers are from prior year or previous.
Source: Canadian Cervid Alliance
2014
Farmed deer in Canada by species and area
2014 (Estimated)
ElkRed deerWhite tailed deerOther deer
(Fallow, Mule, Reindeer)
Total farmed deerNumber of farms
Yukon/Northwest Territories 73 0 0 0 73 4
British Columbia 0 0 0 457 457 19
Alberta 13,008 0 988 27 14,023 196
Saskatchewan 10,315 0 6,025 492 16,832 168
Manitoba 1,314 0 65 35 1,414 31
Ontario 1,425 2,265 300 80 4,070 110
Quebec
1,445 6,253 795 624 9,117 198
Atlantic provinces
56 422 49 80 607 21
Total 27,636 8,940 8,222 1,795 46,593 747
Source: Canadian Cervid Alliance
2013
Farmed deer in Canada by species and area
2013 (Estimated)
ElkRed deerWhite tailed deerOther deer
(Fallow, Mule, Reindeer)
Total farmed deerNumber of farms
Yukon/Northwest Territories 67 0 0 0 67 3
British Columbia 0 0 0 686 686 16
Alberta 13,269 0 1,329 46 14,644 212
Saskatchewan 11,331 0 6,065 871 18,267 336
Manitoba 1,128 0 0 40 1,168 29
Ontario 1,170 2,470 195 180 4,015 130
Quebec 1,445 6,253 795 624 9,117 198
Atlantic provinces 60 370 130 170 730 27
Total 28,470 9,093 8,514 2,617 48,694 951
Source: Canadian Cervid Alliance
2012
Farmed deer in Canada by species and area
2012 (Estimated)
ElkRed deerWhite tailed deerOther deer
(Fallow, Mule, Reindeer)
Total farmed deerNumber of farms
Yukon/Northwest Territories 73 0 0 0 73 4
British Columbia 0 0 0 766 766 17
Alberta 13,872 0 1,328 68 15,268 235
Saskatchewan 12,680 0 6,226 977 19,883 380
Manitoba 1,395 0 0 27 1,422 23
Ontario 1,425 2,265 300 80 4,070 130
Quebec 2,084 11,808 1,073 980 15,945 366
Atlantic provinces 56 422 49 80 607 22
Total 31,585 14,495 8,976 2,978 58,034 1,177
Source: Canadian Cervid Alliance
2011
Farmed deer in Canada by species and area
2011 (Estimated)
ElkRed deerWhite tailed deerOther deer
(Fallow, Mule, Reindeer)
Total farmed deerNumber of farms
Yukon/Northwest Territories 66 0 0 0 66 4
British Columbia 0 0 0 831 831 16
Alberta 14,732 0 1,678 110 16,520 273
Saskatchewan 13,326 0 6,207 1,041 20,574 408
Manitoba 1,306 0 0 30 1,336 31
Ontario 2,200 2,100 800 100 5,200 86
Quebec 1,446 9,672 742 361 12,221 396
Atlantic provinces [1] 57 387 50 96 590 21
Total 33,133 12,159 9,477 2,569 57,338 1,235
[1] Data is unavailable, numbers are from prior year or previous.
Source: Canadian Cervid Alliance
2010
Farmed deer in Canada by species and area
2010 (Estimated)
ElkRed deerWhite tailed deerOther deer
(Fallow, Mule, Reindeer)
Total farmed deerNumber of farms
Yukon/Northwest Territories 54 0 0 0 54 3
British Columbia 0 0 0 789 789 16
Alberta 16,860 0 2,630 120 19,610 310
Saskatchewan 15,353 0 6,355 713 22,421 414
Manitoba 1,291 0 0 50 1,341 36
Ontario 2,500 2,100 1,400 100 6,100 100
Quebec [1] 3,059 14,531 2,012 2,379 21,981 490
Atlantic provinces [1] 57 387 50 96 590 21
Total 39,174 17,018 12,447 4,247 72,886 1,390
[1] Data is unavailable, numbers are from prior year or previous.
Source: Canadian Cervid Alliance
2009
Farmed deer in Canada by species and area
2009 (Estimated)
ElkRed deerWhite tailed deerOther deer
(Fallow, Mule, Reindeer)
Total farmed deerNumber of farms
Yukon/Northwest Territories [1] 69 0 0 0 69 3
British Columbia 0 0 0 953 953 18
Alberta 16,529 0 2,651 0 19,180 326
Saskatchewan 18,008 0 6,686 806 25,500 448
Manitoba 1,867 0 0 300 2,167 50
Ontario 2,500 2,500 1,600 100 6,700 105
Quebec [1] 3,059 14,531 2,012 2,379 21,981 490
Atlantic provinces 57 387 50 96 590 21
Total 42,089 17,418 12,999 4,634 77,140 1,461
[1] Data is unavailable, numbers are from prior year or previous.
Source: Canadian Cervid Alliance
2008
Farmed deer in Canada by species and area
2008 (Estimated)
ElkRed deerWhite tailed deerOther deer
(Fallow, Mule, Reindeer)
Total farmed deerNumber of farms
Yukon/Northwest Territories [1] 69 0 0 0 69 3
British Columbia 0 0 0 1,825 1,825 17
Alberta 22,992 0 4,584 0 27,576 385
Saskatchewan 22,219 0 6,610 787 29,616 497
Manitoba 2,140 0 0 300 2,440 52
Ontario 2,800 2,700 1,900 100 7,500 120
Quebec [1] 3,059 14,531 2,012 2,379 21,981 490
Atlantic provinces 47 457 40 96 640 21
Total 53,326 17,688 15,146 5,487 91,647 1,585
[1] Data is unavailable, numbers are from prior year or previous.
Source: Canadian Cervid Alliance

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