Number of Alternative Livestock and Gamebirds Processed for Meat in Ontario in Provincial and Federal Registered Plants Years: 2016 - 2012

Livestock Species 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
White Tail Deer/Cervids
23
35
30
14
13
Fallow Deer
30
79
40
40
72
Red Deer
203
229
255
385
347
Elk
116 94
181
182
206
Unspecified Deer or Elk
-**
-**
-**
-**
-**
Total Deer & Elk
372
437
506
621
638
Bison/Buffalo
156 158*
162*
212
241
Water Buffalo
154* 155*
106*
97
37
Yaks
2 1
3
6
3
Alpaca
74 78
81
63
32
Llamas
260 289
250
194
314
Total Llama & Alpaca
334
367
331
257
346
Wild Boar
338
487
536*
561
392
Emu
-** -** -** -** -**
Ostrich
-** -** -** -** -**
Unspecidfied Ratites
110 117 120 178 174
Total Ratites
110
117
120
178
174
Rabbits
525,313*
564,990*
439,227*
404,159*
476,377*
Pigeons
63,279
62,281
81,039
96,003
79,538
Quail
2,760
1,838
889
372,925
Pheasants
7,525
6,449
8,406
10,009
8,442
Guinea Fowl
4,164 7,182 25,652 8,171 2,844
Partridge
76,860
88,844
90,585
85,162
73,531

Number of Alternative Livestock and Gamebirds Processed for Meat in Ontario in Provincial and Federal Registered Plants Years: 2011 - 2007

Livestock Species 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
White Tail Deer/Cervids
21
69
72
4
Fallow Deer
60
33
152
158
229
Red Deer
402
578
430
472
640
Elk
239
253
406
479
631
Unspecified Deer or Elk
0
0
0
0
0
Total Deer & Elk
722
933
1,060
1,131
1,500
Bison/Buffalo
337
412
419
454
469
Water Buffalo
0
0
0
0
0
Yaks
7
4
1
2
0
Alpaca
0
4
2
1
0
Llamas
230
366
190
159
182
Total Llama & Alpaca
230
370
192
160
182
Wild Boar
396*
310*
293*
272*
226
Emu
** -** -** -** -**
Ostrich
** -** -** -** -**
Unspecified Ratites
141 198 276 290 251
Total Ratites
141
198
276
290
251
Rabbits
430,773*
447,991*
508,805*
436,327*
312,388*
Pigeons
77,591
105,200
106,050
111,047
102,006
Quail
846,836
955,507
1,083,780
1,182,329
1,301,360
Pheasants
6,228
7,754
5,669
4,857
2,094
Guinea Fowl
1,412 826 1,611    
Partridge
56,558
46,778
37,035
33,787
34,429

Provincial Only Confirmed

Provincial and Federal Only*

Federal Only**


For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca

Author: Brian Tapscott - Alternative Livestock Specialist/OMAFRA
Creation Date: 06 June 2003
Last Reviewed: 11 April 2017