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Agriculture overview, Canada and the provinces


Canada

Table 1.29
Agriculture overview, Canada and the provinces - Poultry inventory on Census Day, 2006 and 2001
Canada Poultry inventory1
May 16, 2006 May 15, 2001
farms reporting number of birds farms reporting number of birds
Total hens and chickens2 22,712 125,314,793 26,484 126,159,529
Broilers, roasters and Cornish hens 8,831 87,622,293 10,875 87,437,798
Pullets under 19 weeks intended for laying 3,580 11,772,392 5,000 12,470,143
Laying hens, 19 weeks and over 17,668 25,920,108 20,345 26,251,588
Laying hens in hatchery supply flocks3 281 4,506,309 313 4,749,818
Turkeys 3,174 7,691,385 4,176 8,115,942
Other poultry 5,483 5,140,628 7,456 5,311,918

Newfoundland and Labrador

Table 1.29
Agriculture overview, Canada and the provinces - Poultry inventory on Census Day, 2006 and 2001
Newfoundland and Labrador Poultry inventory1
May 16, 2006 May 15, 2001
farms reporting number of birds farms reporting number of birds
Total hens and chickens2 71 1,570,740 74 1,720,697
Broilers, roasters and Cornish hens 27 x 24 x
Pullets under 19 weeks intended for laying 11 x 11 x
Laying hens, 19 weeks and over 57 334,156 65 323,911
Laying hens in hatchery supply flocks3 0 0 0 0
Turkeys 19 5,850 26 x
Other poultry 21 346 32 592

Prince Edward Island

Table 1.29
Agriculture overview, Canada and the provinces - Poultry inventory on Census Day, 2006 and 2001
Prince Edward Island Poultry inventory1
May 16, 2006 May 15, 2001
farms reporting number of birds farms reporting number of birds
Total hens and chickens2 152 447,061 169 365,182
Broilers, roasters and Cornish hens 79 x 81 x
Pullets under 19 weeks intended for laying 18 x 19 x
Laying hens, 19 weeks and over 97 130,412 109 107,540
Laying hens in hatchery supply flocks3 0 0 0 0
Turkeys 26 3,533 21 x
Other poultry 41 625 59 1,461

Nova Scotia

Table 1.29
Agriculture overview, Canada and the provinces - Poultry inventory on Census Day, 2006 and 2001
Nova Scotia Poultry inventory1
May 16, 2006 May 15, 2001
farms reporting number of birds farms reporting number of birds
Total hens and chickens2 527 4,248,495 560 4,084,846
Broilers, roasters and Cornish hens 214 3,010,774 228 2,882,594
Pullets under 19 weeks intended for laying 85 388,360 101 431,804
Laying hens, 19 weeks and over 427 849,361 440 770,448
Laying hens in hatchery supply flocks3 7 99,560 8 108,344
Turkeys 96 206,057 108 196,730
Other poultry 141 3,450 178 6,441

New Brunswick

Table 1.29
Agriculture overview, Canada and the provinces - Poultry inventory on Census Day, 2006 and 2001
New Brunswick Poultry inventory1
May 16, 2006 May 15, 2001
farms reporting number of birds farms reporting number of birds
Total hens and chickens2 286 3,272,263 305 3,487,452
Broilers, roasters and Cornish hens 82 2,197,156 94 2,536,379
Pullets under 19 weeks intended for laying 51 435,075 45 302,795
Laying hens, 19 weeks and over 245 640,032 261 648,278
Laying hens in hatchery supply flocks3 5 227,763 5 233,709
Turkeys 50 100,684 52 100,629
Other poultry 65 9,190 78 4,079

Quebec

Table 1.29
Agriculture overview, Canada and the provinces - Poultry inventory on Census Day, 2006 and 2001
Quebec Poultry inventory1
May 16, 2006 May 15, 2001
farms reporting number of birds farms reporting number of birds
Total hens and chickens2 2,271 28,899,216 2,144 29,212,229
Broilers, roasters and Cornish hens 987 22,022,086 1,075 22,575,068
Pullets under 19 weeks intended for laying 223 2,502,858 290 2,299,377
Laying hens, 19 weeks and over 1,541 4,374,272 1,297 4,337,784
Laying hens in hatchery supply flocks3 36 902,514 54 1,052,475
Turkeys 307 1,398,803 357 1,747,067
Other poultry 543 1,556,611 624 2,617,510

Ontario

Table 1.29
Agriculture overview, Canada and the provinces - Poultry inventory on Census Day, 2006 and 2001
Ontario Poultry inventory1
May 16, 2006 May 15, 2001
farms reporting number of birds farms reporting number of birds
Total hens and chickens2 7,397 44,101,552 8,306 43,624,696
Broilers, roasters and Cornish hens 2,792 29,151,442 3,167 27,931,322
Pullets under 19 weeks intended for laying 844 4,809,018 1,023 5,390,118
Laying hens, 19 weeks and over 5,609 10,141,092 6,427 10,303,256
Laying hens in hatchery supply flocks3 105 1,724,450 95 1,775,443
Turkeys 983 3,556,250 1,159 3,402,697
Other poultry 1,811 2,677,339 2,305 1,433,518

Manitoba

Table 1.29
Agriculture overview, Canada and the provinces - Poultry inventory on Census Day, 2006 and 2001
Manitoba Poultry inventory1
May 16, 2006 May 15, 2001
farms reporting number of birds farms reporting number of birds
Total hens and chickens2 1,391 7,891,068 1,628 7,985,741
Broilers, roasters and Cornish hens 636 3,869,299 733 3,980,599
Pullets under 19 weeks intended for laying 231 1,003,022 261 1,024,627
Laying hens, 19 weeks and over 1,034 3,018,747 1,198 2,980,515
Laying hens in hatchery supply flocks3 29 343,317 27 200,176
Turkeys 164 684,987 198 694,248
Other poultry 337 78,834 445 112,067

Saskatchewan

Table 1.29
Agriculture overview, Canada and the provinces - Poultry inventory on Census Day, 2006 and 2001
Saskatchewan Poultry inventory1
May 16, 2006 May 15, 2001
farms reporting number of birds farms reporting number of birds
Total hens and chickens2 2,222 4,784,631 3,045 4,683,093
Broilers, roasters and Cornish hens 1,001 3,267,147 1,438 3,211,278
Pullets under 19 weeks intended for laying 387 424,382 696 419,091
Laying hens, 19 weeks and over 1,685 1,093,102 2,215 1,052,724
Laying hens in hatchery supply flocks3 5 73,500 10 63,300
Turkeys 310 209,723 541 279,002
Other poultry 491 63,960 722 68,710

Alberta

Table 1.29
Agriculture overview, Canada and the provinces - Poultry inventory on Census Day, 2006 and 2001
Alberta Poultry inventory1
May 16, 2006 May 15, 2001
farms reporting number of birds farms reporting number of birds
Total hens and chickens2 3,935 11,757,860 5,055 12,175,246
Broilers, roasters and Cornish hens 1,615 8,546,758 2,259 8,791,995
Pullets under 19 weeks intended for laying 768 983,648 1,187 1,067,503
Laying hens, 19 weeks and over 3,119 2,227,454 3,858 2,315,748
Laying hens in hatchery supply flocks3 35 391,592 51 530,266
Turkeys 652 703,462 945 864,438
Other poultry 1,081 211,749 1,516 219,923

British Columbia

Table 1.29
Agriculture overview, Canada and the provinces - Poultry inventory on Census Day, 2006 and 2001
British Columbia Poultry inventory1
May 16, 2006 May 15, 2001
farms reporting number of birds farms reporting number of birds
Total hens and chickens2 4,460 18,341,907 5,198 18,820,347
Broilers, roasters and Cornish hens 1,398 14,120,577 1,776 13,972,170
Pullets under 19 weeks intended for laying 962 1,109,850 1,367 1,436,793
Laying hens, 19 weeks and over 3,854 3,111,480 4,475 3,411,384
Laying hens in hatchery supply flocks3 59 743,613 63 786,105
Turkeys 567 822,036 769 819,569
Other poultry 952 538,524 1,497 847,617