Farm operators by farm type and province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture) (New Brunswick)

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Farm operators by farm type and province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(New Brunswick)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  Operators
  number % change
N.B.    
All operators in the province1,2 3,895 3,695 -5.1
Farm type3      
  Dairy cattle and milk production 500 430 -14.0
  Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots 885 670 -24.3
  Hog and pig farming 110 65 -40.9
  Chicken egg production 45 45 0.0
  Broiler and other meat-type chicken production 15 15 0.0
  Turkey production 0 5 …
  Poultry hatcheries 0 0 …
  Combination poultry and egg production 5 0 -100.0
  Other poultry production 10 0 -100.0
  Sheep farming 40 25 -37.5
  Goat farming 10 20 100.0
  Apiculture 30 35 16.7
  Horse and other equine production 125 195 56.0
  Fur-bearing animal and rabbit production 25 20 -20.0
  Livestock combination farming 95 150 57.9
  All other miscellaneous animal production 15 30 100.0
  Soybean farming 5 5 0.0
  Oilseed (except soybean) farming 0 0 …
  Dry pea and bean farming 0 0 …
  Wheat farming 5 10 100.0
  Corn farming 0 5 …
  Other grain farming 30 35 16.7
  Potato farming 375 340 -9.3
  Other vegetables (except potato) and melon farming 80 100 25.0
  Fruit and tree-nut farming 475 485 2.1
  Mushroom production 5 5 0.0
  Other food crops grown under cover 25 10 -60.0
  Nursery and tree production 245 215 -12.2
  Floriculture production 105 110 4.8
  Tobacco farming 0 0 …
  Hay farming 380 395 3.9
  Fruit and vegetable combination farming 25 30 20.0
  All other miscellaneous crop farming 210 245 16.7

For more information on the concepts, methods and quality of the data contained in this table, consult the 2006 Census of Agriculture.