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Quick Facts 2020
  • 119,314 bison on 975 farms in Canada (source: 2016 census of agriculture)
  • Bison production in Canada is concentrated in the west, with 80% of the herd in Saskatchewan and Alberta
  • 7,859 bison slaughtered by federally and provincially licensed establishments
  • Exports: 25,721 live bison valued at $80 million and 370 tonnes of bison meat valued at $5 million. Bison meat exports are primarily to the US, but boneless product is also shipped to numerous countries in Europe, most notably Switzerland, Netherland and Italy
  • Imports: 219 tonnes of bison meat valued at $4.5 million

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