Table 12  Geese1

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  1981 1986 1991 1996 2001 2006 % change from 1981 to 1986 % change from 1986 to 1991 % change from 1991 to 1996 % change from 1996 to 2001 % change from 2001 to 2006
Canada
Number of animals 486,104 .. 198,465 191,791 129,799 114,377 .. .. -3 -32 -12
Number of farms reporting 14,656 .. 3,554 2,253 1,889 1,320 .. .. -37 -16 -30
Average number per farm 33.2 .. 55.8 85.1 68.7 86.6 .. .. 53 -19 26
 
Newfoundland and Labrador
Number of animals 496 .. 153 168 79 41 .. .. 10 -53 -48
Number of farms reporting 36 .. 11 14 10 9 .. .. 27 -29 -10
Average number per farm 13.8 .. 13.9 12.0 7.9 4.6 .. .. -14 -34 -42
 
Prince Edward Island
Number of animals 4,996 .. 531 329 294 234 .. .. -38 -11 -20
Number of farms reporting 151 .. 27 15 18 19 .. .. -44 20 6
Average number per farm 33.1 .. 19.7 21.9 16.3 12.3 .. .. 11 -26 -25
 
Nova Scotia
Number of animals 1,995 .. 706 381 352 330 .. .. -46 -8 -6
Number of farms reporting 234 .. 56 46 40 45 .. .. -18 -13 13
Average number per farm 8.5 .. 12.6 8.3 8.8 7.3 .. .. -34 6 -17
 
New Brunswick
Number of animals 1,071 .. 120 131 161 138 .. .. 9 23 -14
Number of farms reporting 125 .. 25 24 16 27 .. .. -4 -33 69
Average number per farm 8.6 .. 4.8 5.5 10.1 5.1 .. .. 15 84 -50
 
Quebec
Number of animals 15,575 .. 3,257 2,789 2,151 3,921 .. .. -14 -23 82
Number of farms reporting 1,166 .. 180 140 129 108 .. .. -22 -8 -16
Average number per farm 13.4 .. 18.1 19.9 16.7 36.3 .. .. 10 -16 117
 
Ontario
Number of animals 65,241 .. 21,408 16,350 21,417 21,761 .. .. -24 31 2
Number of farms reporting 3,470 .. 932 588 512 386 .. .. -37 -13 -25
Average number per farm 18.8 .. 23.0 27.8 41.8 56.4 .. .. 21 50 35
 
Manitoba
Number of animals 271,493 .. 123,382 119,876 59,622 44,846 .. .. -3 -50 -25
Number of farms reporting 1,329 .. 376 209 138 103 .. .. -44 -34 -25
Average number per farm 204.3 .. 328.1 573.6 432.0 435.4 .. .. 75 -25 1
 
Saskatchewan
Number of animals 38,273 .. 14,295 11,826 17,056 11,956 .. .. -17 44 -30
Number of farms reporting 3,059 .. 662 320 217 134 .. .. -52 -32 -38
Average number per farm 12.5 .. 21.6 37.0 78.6 89.2 .. .. 71 112 13
 
Alberta
Number of animals 68,563 .. 30,989 27,857 25,928 27,252 .. .. -10 -7 5
Number of farms reporting 3,544 .. 861 526 460 296 .. .. -39 -13 -36
Average number per farm 19.3 .. 36.0 53.0 56.4 92.1 .. .. 47 6 63
 
British Columbia
Number of animals 18,401 .. 3,624 12,084 2,739 3,898 .. .. 233 -77 42
Number of farms reporting 1,542 .. 424 371 349 193 .. .. -13 -6 -45
Average number per farm 11.9 .. 8.5 32.6 7.8 20.2 .. .. 284 -76 159
1.  Where respondents reported ducks and geese together, the combined number is reported in ducks
Table source: Statistics Canada, 2008, Alternative Livestock on Canadian Farms, catalogue number 23-502-XIE