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DAIRY BARNS BY TYPE IN CANADA [1]

2016

DAIRY BARNS BY TYPE IN CANADA - 2016
Province Tie Stall operation Free Stall operation Unrecorded Total Number of barns
Number of barns % Herd Size Number of barns % Herd Size Number of barns Herd Size
[1] Based on Herds Enrolled in Milk Recording Program
BC 8 3.2% 61.4 245 96.8% 190.6 - - 253
AB 26 7.7% 76.4 312 92.3% 156.2 - - 338
SK 11 13.9% 82.2 68 86.1% 187.1 - - 79
MB 50 38.5% 79.9 80 61.5% 209.3 - - 130
ON 1,755 69.9% 59.3 754 30.1% 139.1 4 85.0 2,513
QC 3,693 93.0% 59.0 279 7.0% 123.0 61 65.2 4,033
NB 56 49.6% 61.8 57 50.4% 130.8 8 51.0 121
NS 64 50.0% 58.1 64 50.0% 131.8 2 - 130
PE 52 57.1% 67.7 39 42.9% 113.6 1 - 92
NL 2 40.0% 153.0 3 60.0% 173.7 1 - 6
Canada 5,717 75.0% - 1,901 25.0% - 77 - 7,695
Dairy barns by type in Canada. Proportion of dairy barns by type in Canada.

DAIRY BARNS WITH ROBOTIC MILKING SYSTEM BY TYPE IN CANADA [1]

2016

DAIRY BARNS BY TYPE IN CANADA - 2016
Province Tie Stall operation Free Stall operation Total Number of barns
Number of barns % Herd Size Number of barns % Herd Size
[1] Based on Herds Enrolled in Milk Recording Program
BC - - - 40 100% 109 40
AB - - - 46 100% 133 46
SK - - - 10 100% 158 10
MB - - - 39 100% 162 39
ON 1 0.4% 126 225 99.6% 105 226
QC 48 19.3% 81 201 80.7% 99 249
NB 1 8.3% 55 11 91.7% 83 12
NS - - - 7 100.0% 84 7
PE - - - 4 100.0% 175 4
NL - - - 1 100.0% 101 1
Canada 50 7.9% - 584 92.1% - 634
Dairy barns with robotic milking system Proportion of dairy barns with robotic milking system

Source: Canwest DHI, Valacta
Calculations done by AAFC-AID, Market Information Section

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