Statistics Canada poultry and egg trade reports

Trade balance summary - All poultry and eggs

This section displays Statistics Canada trade data and balance, in quantity and value, for live poultry, chicken and mature chicken meat, turkey meat, ducks and geese meat, hatching eggs, shell eggs, and processed eggs.

2021
January to December 2021
Live poultry (head) Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Live birds < 185g (head) 12,875,566 47,058,150 34,076,542 92,402,215 (45,344,065)
Live birds > 185g (kg) - - 11,022,924 704,783 (704,783)
Live birds > 185g (head) 1,129,969 16,507,749 68,692 1,671,618 14,836,131
Total - All live birds (head) - 63,565,899 - 94,778,616 (31,212,717)
Poultry meat - Chicken & mature chicken (kg) 133,341,083 554,769,577 185,617,212 587,446,876 (32,677,212)
Poultry meat - Turkey (kg) 27,538,209 70,614,765 5,204,950 27,386,336 43,228,429
Poultry meat - Ducks, geese & guinea (kg) 1,974,699 23,914,515 2,616,182 12,954,230 10,960,285
Poultry meat - Other poultry (kg) 2,966,509 8,806,390 6,726,735 13,590,902 (4,784,512)
Total - All poultry meat (kg) 165,820,500 658,105,247 200,165,079 641,378,344 16,726,903
Total - Hatching eggs (dozen) [1] 3,386,326 74,730,394 12,386,780 66,033,431 8,696,963
Total - Shell Eggs fresh/preserved/cooked (dozen) [1] 1,776,913 2,737,688 28,068,700 40,629,587 (37,891,899)
Total - Processed eggs (kg) [1] 6,529,912 17,967,723 9,636,780 28,378,926 (10,411,203)
Total - Poultry and eggs - 817,106,951 - 871,198,904 (54,091,953)
Live poultry
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Live chicken & mature chicken < 185g (head) 3,788,390 15,842,812 29,451,717 78,775,330 (62,932,518)
Live poults < 185g (head) 8,291,653 28,840,141 4,342,027 12,474,985 16,365,156
Live birds nes < 185g (head) 795,523 2,375,197 282,798 1,151,900 1,223,297
Total - Live birds < 185g (head) 12,875,566 47,058,150 34,076,542 92,402,215 (45,344,065)
Live chicken & mature chicken > 185g (kg) [2] - - 11,022,924 704,783 (704,783)
Live chicken & mature chicken > 185g (head) 121,974 888,505 - - 888,505
Live poultry excluding chicken (kg) - - - - -
Live poultry excluding chicken (head) 1,007,995 15,619,244 68,692 1,671,618 13,947,626
Total - Live birds > 185g - 16,507,749 - 2,376,401 14,836,131
Total - All live birds - 63,565,899 - 94,778,616 (31,212,717)
Poultry meat - Chicken & mature chicken (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 5,326,477 22,781,947 1,310,639 1,054,517 21,727,430
Cuts / Edible offal / Livers / Paste 86,814,631 182,088,868 146,695,744 389,113,488 (207,024,533)
Prepared meals 8,980,427 61,773,862 6,379,451 33,777,128 27,996,734
Meat 32,219,548 288,124,900 29,668,135 155,062,013 133,062,887
Sausages - - 1,563,243 8,439,730 (8,439,730)
Fat - - - - -
Total meat - Chicken & mature chicken 133,341,083 554,769,577 185,617,212 587,446,876 (32,677,212)
Poultry meat - Turkey (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 2,699,275 9,089,679 74 260 9,089,419
Cuts / Edible offal / Livers / Paste 23,874,508 48,140,823 2,817,913 13,065,515 35,075,308
Prepared meals 185,434 445,195 2,071,735 10,517,508 (10,072,313)
Meat 778,992 12,939,068 193,736 2,456,463 10,482,605
Sausages - - 121,492 1,346,590 (1,346,590)
Fat - - - - -
Total meat - Turkey 27,538,209 70,614,765 5,204,950 27,386,336 43,228,429
Poultry meat - Ducks, geese & guinea (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 574,292 3,150,558 - - 3,150,558
Cuts 972,529 9,742,873 1,841,232 9,639,724 103,149
Livers / Paste 240,314 7,598,062 122,934 1,683,713 5,914,349
Prepared meals 50,694 450,513 11,048 32,850 417,663
Meat 136,870 2,972,509 243,502 1,409,147 1,563,362
Fat - - 397,466 188,796 (188,796)
Total meat - Ducks, geese & guinea 1,974,699 23,914,515 2,616,182 12,954,230 10,960,285
Poultry meat - Other poultry (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole - - - - -
Cuts - - - - -
Livers / Paste - - - - -
Prepared meals - - - - -
Meat 2,534,896 8,346,854 68 292 8,346,562
Sausages - - 934,469 4,132,643 (4,132,643)
Fat 431,613 459,536 5,792,198 9,457,967 (8,998,431)
Total meat - Other poultry 2,966,509 8,806,390 6,726,735 13,590,902 (4,784,512)
All poultry meat 165,820,500 658,105,247 200,165,079 641,378,344 16,726,990
Processed eggs (kg) [1]
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Dried yolk 3,192 14,842 224,966 798,410 (783,568)
Liquid / Frozen yolk 1,160,068 3,182,935 682,259 1,702,460 1,480,475
Dried Whole 217,890 1,055,010 5,863,155 16,808,757 (15,753,747)
Liquid / Frozen whole 4,440,834 11,994,766 1,154,476 2,960,798 9,033,968
Dried Albumin 100,379 398,860 329,564 1,572,914 (1,174,054)
Liquid / Frozen albumin 607,549 1,321,310 548,159 447,183 874,127
Egg preparations - - 834,201 4,088,404 (4,088,404)
Total - Processed eggs (kg) 6,529,912 17,967,723 9,636,780 28,378,926 (10,411,203)
2020
January to December 2020
Live poultry (head) Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Live birds < 185g (head) 11,680,307 42,654,072 30,053,210 85,779,598 (43,125,526)
Live birds > 185g (kg) - - 12,146,065 832,974 (832,974)
Live birds > 185g (head) 861,960 12,970,787 33,319 1,039,685 11,931,102
Total - All live birds (head) - 55,624,859 - 87,652,257 (32,027,398)
Poultry meat - Chicken & mature chicken (kg) 128,582,868 501,470,744 191,795,054 545,798,517 (44,327,773)
Poultry meat - Turkey (kg) 25,484,930 57,133,635 4,943,058 25,284,094 31,849,541
Poultry meat - Ducks, geese & guinea (kg) 1,627,654 19,217,898 2,305,781 12,299,537 6,918,361
Poultry meat - Other poultry (kg) 4,780,529 11,115,519 8,038,990 13,725,154 (2,609,635)
Total - All poultry meat (kg) 160,475,981 588,937,796 207,082,883 597,107,302 (8,169,506)
Total - Hatching eggs (dozen) [1] 3,031,754 66,026,944 11,454,303 59,696,318 6,330,626
Total - Shell Eggs fresh/preserved/cooked (dozen) [1] 1,828,376 2,774,118 22,882,879 35,269,386 (32,495,268)
Total - Processed eggs (kg) [1] 6,872,298 18,478,214 9,134,051 30,658,555 (12,180,341)
Total - Poultry and eggs - 731,841,931 - 810,383,818 (78,541,887)
Live poultry
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Live chicken & mature chicken < 185g (head) 2,630,368 14,439,351 26,937,464 78,747,968 (64,308,617)
Live poults < 185g (head) 8,248,414 25,993,030 2,960,310 6,391,927 19,601,103
Live birds nes < 185g (head) 801,525 2,221,691 155,436 639,703 1,581,988
Total - Live birds < 185g (head) 11,680,307 42,654,072 30,053,210 85,779,598 (43,125,526)
Live chicken & mature chicken > 185g (kg) - - 12,137,650 824,307 (824,307)
Live chicken & mature chicken > 185g (head) 82,527 754,844 - - 754,844
Live poultry excluding chicken (kg) - - 8,415 8,667 (8,667)
Live poultry excluding chicken (head) 779,433 12,215,943 33,319 1,039,685 11,176,258
Total - Live birds > 185g - 12,970,787 - 1,872,659 11,922,435
Total - All live birds - 55,624,859 - 87,652,257 (32,027,398)
Poultry meat - Chicken & mature chicken (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 4,613,599 19,344,208 3,867,555 3,125,976 16,218,232
Cuts / Edible offal / Livers / Paste 87,132,961 169,008,551 152,338,025 352,820,844 (183,812,293)
Prepared meals 6,496,238 49,330,114 8,140,465 44,167,748 5,162,366
Meat 30,340,070 263,787,871 23,899,147 137,730,647 126,057,224
Sausages - - 3,549,862 7,953,302 (7,953,302)
Fat - - - - -
Total meat - Chicken & mature chicken 128,582,868 501,470,744 191,795,054 545,798,517 (44,327,773)
Poultry meat - Turkey (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 2,098,070 6,062,067 9 49 6,062,018
Cuts / Edible offal / Livers / Paste 22,649,969 40,861,513 2,586,628 10,675,210 30,186,303
Prepared meals 18,621 91,840 1,789,187 9,116,059 (9,024,219)
Meat 718,270 10,118,215 438,548 4,065,686 6,052,529
Sausages - - 128,686 1,427,090 (1,427,090)
Fat - - - - -
Total meat - Turkey 25,484,930 57,133,635 4,943,058 25,284,094 31,849,541
Poultry meat - Ducks, geese & guinea (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 621,899 3,396,346 - - 3,396,346
Cuts 715,683 7,823,756 1,944,486 10,188,728 (2,364,972)
Livers / Paste 183,626 5,762,090 78,437 856,189 4,905,901
Prepared meals 25,651 437,104 11,033 33,018 404,086
Meat 80,795 1,798,602 206,320 1,190,487 608,115
Fat - - 65,505 31,115 (31,115)
Total meat - Ducks, geese & guinea 1,627,654 19,217,898 2,305,781 12,299,537 6,918,361
Poultry meat - Other poultry (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole - - - - -
Cuts - - - - -
Livers / Paste - - - - -
Prepared meals - - - - -
Meat 4,380,354 10,640,790 5,307 22,553 10,618,237
Sausages - - 1,028,621 4,561,637 (4,561,637)
Fat 400,175 474,729 7,005,062 9,140,964 (8,666,235)
Total meat - Other poultry 4,780,529 11,115,519 8,038,990 13,725,154 (2,609,635)
All poultry meat 160,475,981 588,937,796 207,082,883 597,107,302 (8,169,506)
Processed eggs (kg) [1]
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Dried yolk 24,472 107,496 40,530 165,702 (58,206)
Liquid / Frozen yolk 1,606,570 4,069,912 644,224 1,595,453 2,474,459
Dried Whole 90,161 263,864 5,498,339 14,989,252 (14,725,388)
Liquid / Frozen whole 4,730,677 12,987,198 981,704 2,108,502 10,878,696
Dried Albumin 80,441 354,068 169,461 1,189,144 (835,076)
Liquid / Frozen albumin 339,977 695,676 575,430 469,487 226,189
Egg preparations - - 1,224,363 10,141,015 (10,141,015)
Total - Processed eggs (kg) 6,872,298 18,478,214 9,134,051 30,658,555 (12,180,341)
2019
January to December 2019
Live poultry (head) Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Live birds < 185g (head) 14,464,082 53,593,912 31,377,178 80,891,819 (27,297,907)
Live birds > 185g (kg) - - 20,048,802 1,261,144 (1,261,144)
Live birds > 185g (head) 1,919,181 16,328,640 70,667 1,666,113 14,662,527
Total - All live birds (head) - 69,922,552 - 83,819,076 (13,896,524)
Poultry meat - Chicken & mature chicken (kg) 124,491,945 473,428,004 175,320,470 577,100,621 (103,672,617)
Poultry meat - Turkey (kg) 21,282,654 42,663,640 5,691,221 32,114,120 10,549,520
Poultry meat - Ducks, geese & guinea (kg) 2,477,765 20,879,678 2,436,496 12,145,789 8,733,889
Poultry meat - Other poultry (kg) 8,679,800 15,263,619 7,907,698 11,775,211 3,488,408
Total - All poultry meat (kg) 156,932,164 552,234,941 191,355,885 633,135,741 (80,900,800)
Total - Hatching eggs (dozen) 3,398,640 71,502,560 12,023,811 60,581,115 10,921,445
Total - Shell Eggs fresh/preserved/cooked (dozen) 1,811,687 2,681,138 50,236,627 51,505,692 (48,824,554)
Total - Processed eggs (kg) 4,092,094 11,260,625 9,387,471 40,592,171 (29,331,546)
Total - Poultry and eggs - 707,601,816 - 869,633,795 (162,031,979)
Live poultry
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Live chicken & mature chicken < 185g (head) 3,441,175 19,808,639 27,264,497 73,095,630 (53,286,991)
Live poults < 185g (head) 9,678,685 29,744,191 4,005,237 7,003,501 22,740,690
Live birds nes < 185g (head) 1,344,222 4,041,082 107,444 792,688 3,248,394
Total - Live birds < 185g (head) 14,464,082 53,593,912 31,377,178 80,891,819 (27,297,907)
Live chicken & mature chicken > 185g (kg) - - 19,747,988 958,041 (958,041)
Live chicken & mature chicken > 185g (head) 218,155 1,599,491 - - 1,599,491
Live poultry excluding chicken (kg) - - 300,814 303,103 (303,103)
Live poultry excluding chicken (head) 1,701,026 14,729,149 70,667 1,666,113 13,063,036
Total - Live birds > 185g - 16,328,640 - 2,927,257 14,359,424
Total - All live birds - 69,922,552 - 83,819,076 (13,896,524)
Poultry meat - Chicken & mature chicken (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 5,345,212 20,119,796 3,339,967 3,240,835 16,878,961
Cuts / Edible offal / Livers / Paste 83,731,371 168,017,162 134,444,782 367,783,319 (199,766,157)
Prepared meals 8,797,064 64,631,618 7,254,082 41,620,719 23,010,899
Meat 26,618,298 220,659,428 27,083,431 156,151,479 64,507,949
Sausages - - 3,198,208 8,304,269 (8,304,269)
Fat - - - - -
Total meat - Chicken & mature chicken 124,491,945 473,428,004 175,320,470 577,100,621 (103,672,617)
Poultry meat - Turkey (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 2,356,147 5,187,596 237 407 5,187,189
Cuts / Edible offal / Livers / Paste 17,991,259 29,251,316 2,546,924 11,183,485 18,067,831
Prepared meals 317,950 695,335 2,082,445 11,095,493 (10,400,158)
Meat 617,298 7,529,393 549,236 5,155,486 2,373,907
Sausages - - 512,379 4,679,249 (4,679,249)
Fat - - - - -
Total meat - Turkey 21,282,654 42,663,640 5,691,221 32,114,120 10,549,520
Poultry meat - Ducks, geese & guinea (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 958,638 4,877,115 - - 4,877,115
Cuts 1,372,149 10,590,947 1,851,106 10,024,399 566,548
Livers / Paste 128,034 5,001,282 106,866 832,740 4,168,542
Prepared meals 9,636 171,288 102,013 325,757 (154,469)
Meat 9,308 239,046 82,012 823,006 (583,960)
Fat - - 294,499 139,887 (139,887)
Total meat - Ducks, geese & guinea 2,477,765 20,879,678 2,436,496 12,145,789 8,733,889
Poultry meat - Other poultry (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole - - - - -
Cuts - - - - -
Livers / Paste - - - - -
Prepared meals - - - - -
Meat 8,167,580 14,651,746 8,766 37,256 14,614,490
Sausages - - 531,566 2,231,820 (2,231,820)
Fat 512,220 611,873 7,367,366 9,506,135 (8,894,262)
Total meat - Other poultry 8,679,800 15,263,619 7,907,698 11,775,211 3,488,408
All poultry meat 156,932,164 552,234,941 191,355,885 633,135,741 (80,900,800)
Processed eggs (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Dried yolk 45,360 165,036 59,030 233,669 (68,633)
Liquid / Frozen yolk 1,139,054 2,984,637 707,007 1,721,053 1,263,584
Dried Whole 22,680 73,674 3,670,636 10,946,375 (10,872,701)
Liquid / Frozen whole 2,422,584 6,398,127 1,801,789 3,385,666 3,012,461
Dried Albumin 156,200 987,484 218,356 1,469,042 (481,558)
Liquid / Frozen albumin 306,216 651,667 786,198 640,986 10,681
Egg preparations - - 2,144,455 22,195,380 (22,195,380)
Total - Processed eggs (kg) 4,092,094 11,260,625 9,387,471 40,592,171 (29,331,546)
2018
January to December 2018
Live poultry (head) Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Live birds < 185g (head) 15,844,963 60,511,947 40,639,166 81,272,269 (20,760,322)
Live birds > 185g (kg) - - 24,084,134 833,047 (833,047)
Live birds > 185g (head) 2,139,251 16,992,938 85,241 1,897,367 15,095,571
Total - All live birds (head) - 77,504,885 - 84,002,683 (6,497,798)
Poultry meat - Chicken & mature chicken (kg) 123,515,820 456,439,759 172,320,017 585,811,926 (129,372,167)
Poultry meat - Turkey (kg) 19,939,472 35,770,604 5,763,831 31,083,536 4,687,068
Poultry meat - Ducks, geese & guinea (kg) 2,123,940 23,389,738 2,724,466 14,327,306 9,062,432
Poultry meat - Other poultry (kg) 3,651,659 6,915,539 9,460,535 12,792,198 (5,876,659)
Total - All poultry meat (kg) 149,230,891 522,515,640 190,268,849 644,014,966 (121,499,326)
Total - Hatching eggs (dozen) 3,244,234 65,022,266 11,699,117 58,557,890 6,464,376
Total - Shell Eggs fresh/preserved/cooked (dozen) 1,509,347 2,348,737 53,774,316 77,444,031 (75,095,294)
Total - Processed eggs (kg) 5,260,235 15,004,826 8,780,730 37,244,495 (22,239,669)
Total - Poultry and eggs - 682,396,354 - 901,264,065 (218,867,711)
Live poultry
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Live chicken & mature chicken < 185g (head) 5,696,449 20,685,784 36,654,043 73,235,985 (52,550,201)
Live poults < 185g (head) 8,899,966 36,043,627 3,874,378 7,249,276 28,794,351
Live birds nes < 185g (head) 1,248,548 3,782,536 110,745 787,008 2,995,528
Total - Live birds < 185g (head) 15,844,963 60,511,947 40,639,166 81,272,269 (20,760,322)
Live chicken & mature chicken > 185g (kg) - - 24,066,266 813,750 (813,750)
Live chicken & mature chicken > 185g (head) 223,857 1,631,664 - - 1,631,664
Live poultry excluding chicken (kg) - - 17,868 19,297 (19,297)
Live poultry excluding chicken (head) 1,915,394 15,361,274 85,241 1,897,367 13,463,907
Total - Live birds > 185g - 16,992,938 - 2,730,414 15,076,274
Total - All live birds - 77,504,885 - 84,002,683 (6,497,798)
Poultry meat - Chicken & mature chicken (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 7,719,439 23,195,691 292,488 541,939 22,653,752
Cuts / Edible offal / Livers / Paste 79,430,290 166,250,346 137,240,029 388,151,856 (221,901,510)
Prepared meals 9,830,370 61,093,572 7,225,867 38,465,384 22,628,188
Meat 26,535,721 205,900,150 24,894,220 150,957,234 54,942,916
Sausages - - 2,667,224 7,695,423 (7,695,423)
Fat - - 189 90 (90)
Total meat - Chicken & mature chicken 123,515,820 456,439,759 172,320,017 585,811,926 (129,372,167)
Poultry meat - Turkey (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 1,604,128 3,591,666 369 2,116 3,589,550
Cuts / Edible offal / Livers / Paste 17,594,636 26,323,855 2,645,546 11,124,051 15,199,804
Prepared meals 386,075 1,099,011 2,153,876 11,611,844 (10,512,833)
Meat 354,633 4,756,072 340,546 3,051,820 1,704,252
Sausages - - 623,494 5,293,705 (5,293,705)
Fat - - - - -
Total meat - Turkey 19,939,472 35,770,604 5,763,831 31,083,536 4,687,068
Poultry meat - Ducks, geese & guinea (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 506,337 2,902,279 - - 2,902,279
Cuts 1,412,011 13,676,856 2,110,816 11,048,560 2,628,296
Livers / Paste 188,607 6,546,308 100,585 1,168,363 5,377,945
Prepared meals 8,798 154,899 255,564 762,006 (607,107)
Meat 8,187 109,396 183,696 1,313,320 (1,203,924)
Fat - - 73,805 35,057 (35,057)
Total meat - Ducks, geese & guinea 2,123,940 23,389,738 2,724,466 14,327,306 9,062,432
Poultry meat - Other poultry (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole - - - - -
Cuts - - - - -
Livers / Paste - - - - -
Prepared meals - - - - -
Meat 3,000,841 6,172,207 121 518 6,171,689
Sausages - - 690,651 2,666,426 (2,666,426)
Fat 650,818 743,332 8,769,763 10,125,254 (9,381,922)
Total meat - Other poultry 3,651,659 6,915,539 9,460,535 12,792,198 (5,876,659)
All poultry meat 149,230,891 522,515,640 190,268,849 644,014,966 (121,499,326)
Processed eggs (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Dried yolk - - 216,200 756,178 (756,178)
Liquid / Frozen yolk 2,006,824 5,894,185 798,319 2,431,943 3,462,242
Dried Whole 60 2,892 3,042,177 10,413,583 (10,410,691)
Liquid / Frozen whole 2,622,584 7,453,437 1,862,702 3,979,928 3,473,509
Dried Albumin 193,405 921,005 160,490 1,121,706 (200,701)
Liquid / Frozen albumin 437,362 733,307 59 50 733,257
Egg preparations - - 2,700,783 18,541,107 (18,541,107)
Total - Processed eggs (kg) 5,260,235 15,004,826 8,780,730 37,244,495 (22,239,669)
2017
January to December 2017
Live poultry (head) Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Live birds < 185g (head) 17,315,515 61,359,649 37,566,095 75,640,551 (14,280,902)
Live birds > 185g (kg) - - 31,134,768 1,949,520 (1,949,520)
Live birds > 185g (head) 1,045,229 14,088,102 82,301 1,827,490 12,260,612
Total - All live birds (head) - 75,447,751 - 79,417,561 (3,969,810)
Poultry meat - Chicken & mature chicken (kg) 134,452,733 441,552,360 175,653,396 654,970,649 (213,418,289)
Poultry meat - Turkey (kg) 23,246,712 38,498,050 5,820,342 31,737,887 6,760,163
Poultry meat - Ducks, geese & guinea (kg) 5,712,583 25,069,268 3,085,114 16,176,866 8,892,402
Poultry meat - Other poultry (kg) 3,989,006 6,745,098 10,613,600 12,761,273 (6,016,175)
Total - All poultry meat (kg) 167,401,034 511,864,776 195,172,452 715,646,675 (203,781,899)
Total - Hatching eggs (dozen) 3,320,160 68,848,918 13,158,953 65,360,884 3,488,034
Total - Shell Eggs fresh/preserved/cooked (dozen) 1,042,054 1,664,567 38,210,611 48,205,168 (46,540,601)
Total - Processed eggs (kg) 5,686,781 14,477,198 8,723,274 24,012,051 (9,534,853)
Total - Poultry and eggs - 672,303,210 - 932,642,339 (260,339,129)
Live poultry
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Live chicken & mature chicken < 185g (head) 6,927,008 23,304,091 33,441,221 66,371,479 (43,067,388)
Live poults < 185g (head) 7,787,926 32,724,700 4,008,240 8,469,668 24,255,032
Live birds nes < 185g (head) 2,600,581 5,330,858 116,634 799,404 4,531,454
Total - Live birds < 185g (head) 17,315,515 61,359,649 37,566,095 75,640,551 (14,280,902)
Live chicken & mature chicken > 185g (kg) - - 31,093,624 1,891,459 (1,891,459)
Live chicken & mature chicken > 185g (head) 273,093 1,819,452 - - 1,819,452
Live poultry excluding chicken (kg) - - 41,144 58,061 (58,061)
Live poultry excluding chicken (head) 772,136 12,268,650 82,301 1,827,490 10,441,160
Total - Live birds > 185g - 14,088,102 - 3,777,010 12,202,551
Total - All live birds - 75,447,751 - 79,417,561 (3,969,810)
Poultry meat - Chicken & mature chicken (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 5,334,117 18,734,033 2,358,501 4,647,898 14,086,135
Cuts / Edible offal / Livers / Paste 94,977,714 185,772,302 140,733,525 434,427,774 (248,655,472)
Prepared meals 8,416,760 51,750,159 7,079,624 41,725,388 10,024,771
Meat 25,724,142 185,295,866 23,815,188 165,910,645 19,385,221
Sausages - - 1,666,558 8,258,944 (8,258,944)
Fat - - - - -
Total meat - Chicken & mature chicken 134,452,733 441,552,360 175,653,396 654,970,649 (213,418,289)
Poultry meat - Turkey (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 827,906 2,154,333 4 25 2,154,308
Cuts / Edible offal / Livers / Paste 22,019,246 33,188,421 2,594,449 11,165,743 22,022,678
Prepared meals 142,577 325,937 2,654,841 14,983,715 (14,657,778)
Meat 256,983 2,829,359 311,921 3,012,591 (183,232)
Sausages - - 259,127 2,575,813 (2,575,813)
Fat - - - - -
Total meat - Turkey 23,246,712 38,498,050 5,820,342 31,737,887 6,760,163
Poultry meat - Ducks, geese & guinea (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole 474,152 2,638,014 - - 2,638,014
Cuts 4,458,090 13,228,348 2,411,518 13,230,176 (1,828)
Livers / Paste 714,475 8,493,958 119,256 1,002,079 7,491,879
Prepared meals 50,658 521,914 258,274 868,551 (346,637)
Meat 15,208 187,034 168,304 1,015,373 (828,339)
Fat - - 127,762 60,687 (60,687)
Total meat - Ducks, geese & guinea 5,712,583 25,069,268 3,085,114 16,176,866 8,892,402
Poultry meat - Other poultry (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Whole - - - - -
Cuts - - - - -
Livers / Paste - - - - -
Prepared meals - - - - -
Meat 3,485,437 6,155,847 689 2,929 6,152,918
Sausages - - 529,874 1,941,913 (1,941,913)
Fat 503,569 589,251 10,083,037 10,816,431 (10,227,180)
Total meat - Other poultry 3,989,006 6,745,098 10,613,600 12,761,273 (6,016,175)
All poultry meat 167,401,034 511,864,776 195,172,452 715,646,675 (203,781,899)
Processed eggs (kg)
  Exports
Quantity
Exports
Value ($)
Imports
Quantity
Imports
Value ($)
Trade balance
Value ($)
Dried yolk - - 466,726 1,702,893 (1,702,893)
Liquid / Frozen yolk 2,418,856 5,739,119 526,531 1,331,465 4,407,654
Dried Whole 21,039 57,213 2,638,457 9,493,020 (9,435,807)
Liquid / Frozen whole 2,823,416 7,386,029 2,360,782 3,699,508 3,686,521
Dried Albumin 126,472 825,623 73,778 346,492 479,131
Liquid / Frozen albumin 296,998 469,214 645,544 517,318 (48,104)
Egg preparations - - 2,011,456 6,921,355 (6,921,355)
Total - Processed eggs (kg) 5,686,781 14,477,198 8,723,274 24,012,051 (9,534,853)

- nil or not available
Includes quantities imported under the import for re-export program.
[1] includes multiple species
[2] inlcudes live chicken for breeding purposes and started pullets
Source: Statistics Canada
Calculations done by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division, Market Information Section

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