Overview of the Canadian dairy industry at the farm level.
The table below represents the data to produce the graph above
|Number of Farms with Milk Shipments as of Aug 1||473||494||173||249||3,336||4,675||170||202||155||25||9,952|
|Number of Dairy Cows as of January 1||89,300||80,400||31,400||36,700||318,100||362,900||17,700||22,000||13,300||6,000||977,800|
|Number of Dairy Heifers as of January 1||41,500||40,500||10,800||21,800||147,100||140,500||8,100||8,700||6,600||2,100||427,700|
|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 dairy cows and heifers by province (Annual, report D042)
- 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
- Number of farms with shipments of milk by province (Annual , report D056)
- Report displays number of farms with shipments of milk on August 1st per province for selected number of years.
Source: Canadian Dairy Commission
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