Number of Cattle by County, July 2011

Bulls (>1 yr.) Dairy cows Dairy heifers (>1 yr.) Beef cows Beef heifers for breeding (>1 yr.) Beef heifers for slaughter (>1 yr.) Steers (>1 yr.) Calves (<1 yr.) Total cattle
Brant
104
4,314
1,647
1,323
263
1,249
758
3,251
12,909
Chatham-Kent
93
724
260
1,678
274
3,586
1,937
2,980
11,531
Elgin
313
7,081
3,589
3,397
503
2,123
4,105
6,667
27,778
Essex
49
1,288
519
579
130
334
248
1,809
4,955
Haldimand-Norfolk
629
6,215
2,842
6,481
946
1,581
1,353
8,267
28,313
Hamilton
181
2,464
1,009
1,896
448
606
515
2,720
9,840
Lambton
311
4,436
2,001
5,724
1,091
4,421
7,472
9,943
35,400
Middlesex
683
12,139
5,972
9,463
1,418
3,732
7,505
24,065
64,978
Niagara
175
2,860
1,786
2,114
325
403
375
3,987
12,024
Oxford
600
33,750
15,701
4,646
730
4,882
4,284
22,643
87,237
Southern Ontario
3,138
75,271
35,326
37,301
6,128
22,917
28,552
86,333
294,965
Bruce
1,381
11,898
6,620
26,360
4,400
21,702
45,933
38,608
156,901
Dufferin
399
3,336
1,438
7,395
826
3,615
7,232
9,072
33,313
Grey
1,692
7,258
4,922
26,615
3,555
10,050
25,202
33,815
113,109
Halton
139
570
258
1,337
276
587
597
1,291
5,055
Huron
897
15,791
7,005
14,770
2,039
19,324
33,595
33,953
127,375
Peel
124
2,570
1,360
2,002
349
446
1,757
3,591
12,199
Perth
710
33,826
17,715
6,433
1,345
7,799
11,153
32,338
111,318
Simcoe
913
5,754
3,121
16,576
2,111
4,970
7,781
15,347
56,574
Waterloo
380
14,497
7,963
2,603
733
9,407
29,223
24,027
88,833
Wellington
1,527
26,058
14,616
11,617
2,180
10,121
38,015
36,392
140,527
Western Ontario
8,162
121,557
65,017
115,709
17,815
88,020
200,489
228,434
845,203
Durham
607
7,229
4,250
8,912
1,532
1,644
2,386
10,758
37,319
Haliburton
17
-
-
40
28
11
181
-
Hastings
658
4,698
2,985
10,053
1,657
1,893
2,264
10,014
34,223
Kawartha Lakes
909
4,682
2,025
15,391
2,085
4,270
3,726
19,353
52,441
Muskoka
37
-
596
108
-
100
369
-
Northumberland
476
5,219
2,569
7,960
1,409
588
1,274
8,927
28,422
Parry Sound
160
-
-
375
-
142
1,396
-
Peterborough
677
3,484
1,889
12,565
1,999
1,485
1,427
10,238
33,764
Prince Edward
143
2,655
1,247
2,552
312
295
363
3,055
10,623
York
162
2,096
1,113
2,796
522
2,152
4,798
2,950
16,589
Central Ontario
3,847
30,065
16,078
63,097
10,039
12,356
16,490
67,241
219,212
Frontenac
398
2,720
1,510
6,652
1,245
647
835
5,599
19,605
Lanark
478
2,239
1,172
8,078
1,304
543
973
6,635
21,423
Leeds and Grenville
967
9,620
4,869
9,087
1,703
1,037
1,094
10,356
38,732
Lennox and Addington
346
3,175
1,548
6,127
964
855
1,738
5,542
20,296
Ottawa
454
11,542
6,271
6,881
969
792
1,144
9,242
37,295
Prescott and Russell
466
22,178
9,576
3,230
560
1,030
909
12,025
49,975
Renfrew
1,148
5,612
2,859
19,785
3,029
2,245
2,546
16,778
54,002
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry
735
27,350
12,778
6,099
1,217
1,631
1,357
20,291
71,458
Eastern Ontario
4,991
84,436
40,582
65,940
10,991
8,781
10,596
86,468
312,786
Algoma
165
753
346
3,125
602
700
900
2,774
9,365
Cochrane
128
-
0
-
240
275
1,578
-
Greater Sudbury
31
-
-
317
148
46
32
214
788
Kenora
59
-
0
-
127
104
892
-
Manitoulin
286
341
173
7,029
1,172
806
1,821
5,082
16,710
Nipissing
126
780
348
2,161
339
168
154
1,828
5,904
Rainy River
528
728
273
10,270
1,793
990
1,568
8,972
25,122
Sudbury
83
806
387
1,452
223
97
346
1,346
4,741
Thunder Bay
91
2,422
1,216
1,025
261
85
163
1,938
7,201
Timiskaming
365
4,442
2,053
5,762
1,089
867
710
6,600
21,888
Northern Ontario
1,862
10,272
4,797
34,552
5,627
4,126
6,073
31,224
98,533
Ontario
22,000
321,600
161,800
316,600
50,600
136,200
262,200
499,700
1,770,700

 

Number of Cattle on Farms, July 1986 to January 2012

Cattle Supply and Disposition, 2008-2011

 

Reference: Statistics Unit, OMAFRA, Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture 2011


Author :  
Kumuduni Kulasekera - Economist /OMAFRA
Last Reviewed :  
9 July 2012
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