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Distribution of slaughtering activity

This annual report displays the distribution of slaughter activity in federally inspected plants, by province or region for hog and cattle.

1 - Hog

Distribution of hog slaughtering activity in federally inspected plan

British Columbia/Alberta
Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
# of establishments 9 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Average kill [1] 325,337 458,900 439,346 516,237 551,707 583,358 572,694 566,077 547,334 540,914
Top 4 establishments [2] 96% 97% 99% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
[1] Average number of hogs slaughtered per establishment per year.
[2] Percent of total federally inspected hogs slaughtered by the 4 largest establishments(companies) in that province/region
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Compiled by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division - Market Information Section
Saskatchewan/Manitoba
Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
# of establishments 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 6 5
Average kill [1] N/A 1,357,057 1,412,040 1,386,746 1,304,900 1,374,267 1,376,245 1,121,988 925,034 1,144,523
Top 4 establishments [2] 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
N/A: Not available due to confidentiality
[1] Average number of hogs slaughtered per establishment per year.
[2] Percent of total federally inspected hogs slaughtered by the 4 largest establishments(companies) in that province/region
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Compiled by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division - Market Information Section
Ontario
Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
# of establishments 7 9 6 7 7 5 5 5 5 5
Average kill [1] 579,769 454,009 677,747 553,309 522,923 726,209 722,275 733,780 749,413 802,186
Top 4 establishments [2] 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
[1] Average number of hogs slaughtered per establishment per year.
[2] Percent of total federally inspected hogs slaughtered by the 4 largest establishments(companies) in that province/region
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Compiled by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division - Market Information Section
Quebec
Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
# of establishments 13 12 13 12 13 12 13 13 12 12
Average kill [1] 619,923 666,447 611,008 663,876 609,386 690,619 647,256 663,043 709,915 700,031
Top 4 establishments [2] 83% 83% 82% 83% 84% 83% 83% 93% 93% 96%
[1] Average number of hogs slaughtered per establishment per year.
[2] Percent of total federally inspected hogs slaughtered by the 4 largest establishments(companies) in that province/region
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Compiled by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division - Market Information Section
Canada
Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
# of establishments 34 32 30 29 29 26 27 28 28 27
Average kill [1] 596,833 633,576 676,777 688,658 674,504 782,013 755,339 740,314 734,033 771,796
Top 4 establishments [2] 73% 66% 65% 63% 65% 67% 67% 71% 71% 71%
Top 8 establishments 91% 86% 86% 86% 87% 89% 89% 93% 93% 94%
[1] Average number of cattle slaughtered per establishment per year.
[2] Percent of total federally inspected cattle slaughtered by the 4 largest establishments(companies) in that province/region
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Compiled by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division - Market Information Section
2 - Cattle

Distribution of cattle slaughtering activity in federally inspected plants (excluding calves)

British Columbia/Alberta
Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
# of establishments 8 6 5 6 7 7 7 8 8 8
Average kill [1] 305,968 357,031 389,397 327,987 257,796 244,039 256,087 274,640 293,132 308,571
Top 4 establishments [2] 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
[1] Average number of cattle slaughtered per establishment per year.
[2] Percent of total federally inspected cattle slaughtered by the 4 largest establishments(companies) in that province/region
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Compiled by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division - Market Information Section
Saskatchewan/Manitoba
Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
# of establishments 1 - - - 1 2 1 2 2 2
Average kill [1] N/A - - - N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Top 4 establishments [2] 100% - - - 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
N/A: Not available due to confidentiality
[1] Average number of cattle slaughtered per establishment per year.
[2] Percent of total federally inspected cattle slaughtered by the 4 largest establishments(companies) in that province/region
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Compiled by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division - Market Information Section
Ontario
Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
# of establishments 8 9 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6
Average kill [1] 71,627 64,176 81,761 83,429 82,858 89,491 94,427 99,480 103,092 104,022
Top 4 establishments [2] 97% 95% 99% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
[1] Average number of cattle slaughtered per establishment per year.
[2] Percent of total federally inspected cattle slaughtered by the 4 largest establishments(companies) in that province/region
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Compiled by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division - Market Information Section
Quebec
Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
# of establishments 8 6 7 5 5 5 5 4 3 3
Average kill [1] 22,187 27,113 10,914 5,240 4,051 2,548 1,724 3,812 5,769 5,643
Top 4 establishments [2] 99% 99% 99% 100% 100% 99% 100% 100% 100% 100%
[1] Average number of cattle slaughtered per establishment per year.
[2] Percent of total federally inspected cattle slaughtered by the 4 largest establishments(companies) in that province/region
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Compiled by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division - Market Information Section
Canada
Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
# of establishments 26 22 20 19 21 21 20 21 20 20
Average kill [1] 123,475 131,595 130,341 136,467 127,663 120,131 132,611 135,450 151,201 158,066
Top 4 establishments [2] 95% 94% 95% 98% 98% 98% 98% 96% 95% 96%
N/A: Not available due to confidentiality
[1] Average number of cattle slaughtered per establishment per year.
[2] Percent of total federally inspected cattle slaughtered by the 4 largest establishments(companies) in that province/region
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Compiled by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division - Market Information Section

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