Statistics of Canada's Animal Genetics

An overview of animal genetics for agriculture sectors including dairy, poultry and red meat. This publication includes inventories, imports and exports, as well as information on production.

2020 Edition

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Prepared by Animal Industry Division

For your convenience, this publication is available in the following format:
PDF (23.7 MB)


Livestock in Canada   PDF (305 KB)

Farms in Canada   PDF (151 KB)


Dairy cow   PDF (928 KB)

Beef cattle   PDF (421 KB)

Horse   PDF (332 KB)

Swine   PDF (179 KB)

Sheep   PDF (355 KB)

Goat   PDF (252 KB)


Dairy Cattle   PDF (174 KB)

Dairy Semen  PDF (330 KB)

Bovine Embryos  PDF (541 KB)

Beef Cattle   PDF (206 KB)

Beef Cattle Semen  PDF (261 KB)

Horse (Purebred)  PDF (815 KB)

Swine (Breeding)  PDF (259 KB)

Sheep   PDF (233 KB)

Goats   PDF (203 KB)

Hatching Eggs   PDF (192 KB)

Live Birds (Chicken, Poults, NES) <185g  PDF (496 KB)

Live Birds, Poultry >185g   PDF (117 KB)


Breeding Cattle (Dairy and Beef)   PDF (307 KB)

Bovine Semen  PDF (307KB)

Horse   PDF (307KB)

Live Birds, Poultry<185g  PDF (226 KB)

Hatching Eggs  PDF (120 KB)


Dairy Breeds Average Production  PDF (231 KB)

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