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Statistics of the Canadian Animal Genetics Industry

Dairy Cow Registrations in Canada

Dairy Cow Registrations in Canada
Breed 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Ayrshire 6,419 6,138 5,487 5,562 5,041
Brown Swiss 1,254 1,562 1,228 1,360 1,410
Canadienne 275 309 208 271 234
Guernsey 226 296 220 200 267
Holstein 268,205 274,172 282,037 285,547 295,212
Jersey 8,816 9,045 9,900 10,637 11,811
Kerry - 15 3 5 1
Milking Shorthorn 252 402 262 269 295
Total Registrations 285,447 291,939 299,345 303,851 314,271
Source: Breed associations and Canadian Livestock Records Corporation
Graph: Dairy cow registrations in Canada, as detailed in the table above.

Source: Canadian Livestock Records Corporation

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