Overview of the Canadian dairy industry at the farm level.
The table below represents the data to produce the graph above
Number of dairy farms, cows and heifers by province in Canada - 2020
|Number of Farms with Milk Shipments as of Aug 1
|Number of Dairy Cows as of July 1
|Number of Dairy Heifers as of July 1
|Source: Statistics Canada and Canadian Dairy Commission
Calculations done by AAFC-AID , Market Information Section
Number farms, dairy cows & heifers
This section houses reports on the Number of farms, dairy cows and heifers in various formats.
For customized reports, please utilize the links provided below:
Number of farms, dairy cows and heifers by province
- D042 Number of dairy cows and heifers by province
- Report displays number of dairy cows or dairy heifers by province for selected number of years on January 1st or July 1st.
Source: Statistics Canada
- D056 Number of farms with shipments of milk by province
- Report displays number of farms with shipments of milk on August 1st per province for selected number of years.
Source: Canadian Dairy Commission
World number of dairy cows
- DP002A Number of dairy cows for select countries
- Report displays the number of dairy cows by country, for the last 10 years.
Source: Statistics Canada and the International Dairy Federation