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

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Farm operators by farm type and province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(Quebec)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  Operators
  number % change
Que.    
All operators in the province1,2 47,390 45,470 -4.1
Farm type3      
  Dairy cattle and milk production 14,995 12,545 -16.3
  Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots 6,675 6,375 -4.5
  Hog and pig farming 3,505 2,975 -15.1
  Chicken egg production 245 225 -8.2
  Broiler and other meat-type chicken production 615 555 -9.8
  Turkey production 95 70 -26.3
  Poultry hatcheries 20 10 -50.0
  Combination poultry and egg production 20 30 50.0
  Other poultry production 105 100 -4.8
  Sheep farming 840 930 10.7
  Goat farming 240 235 -2.1
  Apiculture 195 215 10.3
  Horse and other equine production 880 1,200 36.4
  Fur-bearing animal and rabbit production 90 95 5.6
  Livestock combination farming 720 885 22.9
  All other miscellaneous animal production 335 270 -19.4
  Soybean farming 395 475 20.3
  Oilseed (except soybean) farming 10 20 100.0
  Dry pea and bean farming 15 0 -100.0
  Wheat farming 75 100 33.3
  Corn farming 2,655 2,535 -4.5
  Other grain farming 1,190 1,580 32.8
  Potato farming 465 435 -6.5
  Other vegetables (except potato) and melon farming 1,220 1,240 1.6
  Fruit and tree-nut farming 1,630 1,840 12.9
  Mushroom production 25 25 0.0
  Other food crops grown under cover 430 395 -8.1
  Nursery and tree production 870 910 4.6
  Floriculture production 805 740 -8.1
  Tobacco farming 80 5 -93.8
  Hay farming 2,185 2,360 8.0
  Fruit and vegetable combination farming 150 160 6.7
  All other miscellaneous crop farming 5,615 5,935 5.7

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