Number of Cattle by County, July 2013

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
170
3,078
1,420
1,185
151
1,792
295
2,547
10,638
Chatham-Kent
272
478
4,602
270
664
14,018
4,397
5,630
30,331
Elgin
225
6,504
2,408
3,284
425
438
5,921
5,418
24,623
Essex
24
1,205
153
469
9
0
71
868
2,799
Haldimand-Norfolk
308
7,033
4,661
4,011
438
222
357
7,048
24,078
Hamilton
199
2,665
3,578
1,276
471
1,623
834
4,265
14,911
Lambton
312
5,280
8,546
3,091
1,244
3,507
10,593
9,432
42,005
Middlesex
313
12,251
6,635
6,324
852
3,667
4,577
20,584
55,203
Niagara
53
3,343
365
2,042
6
1,300
848
4,255
12,212
Oxford
498
31,066
3,259
17,034
468
2,880
2,162
17,087
74,454
Southern Ontario
2,374
72,903
35,627
38,986
4,728
29,447
30,055
77,134
291,254
Bruce
1,403
12,319
24,695
7,095
4,922
15,548
52,254
36,624
154,860
Dufferin
232
3,503
6,195
1,770
366
2,531
4,975
9,668
29,240
Grey
1,212
8,089
23,876
6,836
2,825
11,087
34,232
31,637
119,794
Halton
90
55
244
77
538
2,656
720
324
4,704
Huron
864
13,920
12,755
7,316
2,326
17,298
40,487
26,075
121,041
Peel
108
4,132
1,449
2,087
68
88
8
3,427
11,367
Perth
879
29,268
11,970
18,332
1,814
16,600
11,437
29,860
120,160
Simcoe
761
5,719
15,714
3,071
1,194
8,130
10,136
15,760
60,485
Waterloo
2,852
12,188
1,130
6,831
2,566
16,500
28,215
22,824
93,106
Wellington
528
28,159
8,637
15,095
1,354
17,113
32,966
31,740
135,592
Western Ontario
8,929
117,352
106,665
68,510
17,973
107,551
215,430
207,939
850,349
Durham
480
6,554
6,727
3,440
1,259
477
865
10,207
30,009
Haliburton
X
X
X
0
0
0
63
41
200
Hastings
772
4,722
10,465
3,737
1,423
653
1,837
10,715
34,324
Kawartha Lakes
555
3,659
12,189
2,282
1,145
11,977
8,468
11,146
51,421
Muskoka
0
0
X
X
X
X
0
X
0
Northumberland
432
6,162
6,761
3,879
644
300
802
9,266
28,246
Parry Sound
X
X
X
X
X
X
0
X
7,250
Peterborough
387
1,512
10,017
875
1,014
2,258
688
8,604
25,355
Prince Edward
74
1,630
1,678
887
185
0
819
2,520
7,793
York
124
1,465
2,373
885
552
2,012
6,151
2,060
15,622
Central Ontario
2,940
26,314
53,639
16,155
6,360
17,677
19,693
57,442
200,220
Frontenac
451
5,140
7,723
2,594
930
405
612
8,536
26,391
Lanark
292
3,508
5,643
1,991
588
338
332
5,126
17,818
Leeds and Grenville
499
11,034
8,738
5,732
1,604
314
942
10,948
39,811
Lennox and Addington
494
4,042
3,983
1,940
1,793
494
1,950
6,005
20,701
Ottawa
417
12,102
7,193
5,776
1,491
2,102
815
10,656
40,552
Prescott and Russell
299
21,686
2,560
10,099
861
172
241
10,427
46,345
Renfrew
816
7,505
17,139
3,330
1,448
1,657
1,693
18,361
51,949
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry
530
23,208
2,564
10,800
360
2,401
1,763
14,804
56,430
Eastern Ontario
3,798
88,225
55,543
42,262
9,075
7,883
8,348
84,863
299,997
Algoma
35
477
754
135
12
43
1,992
882
4,330
Cochrane
X
X
X
X
X
31
110
X
5,161
Greater Sudbury
23
0
608
0
75
0
12
566
1,284
Kenora
X
X
X
X
0
78
75
108
658
Manitoulin
246
45
8,352
0
942
417
1,063
4,751
15,816
Nipissing
241
411
2,809
204
376
289
116
1,999
6,445
Rainy River
646
293
15,157
137
2,499
1,066
4,595
11,245
35,638
Sudbury
104
537
2,727
254
303
174
377
2,618
7,094
Thunder Bay
16
3,957
865
1,632
186
182
154
2,136
9,128
Timiskaming
189
3,086
4,472
1,874
62
265
81
5,591
15,620
Northern Ontario
1,559
8,806
39,821
4,385
4,564
2,545
8,575
30,919
101,174
Ontario
19,600
313,600
291,295
170,298
42,700
165,103
282,101
458,297
1,742,994

Note: The above are estimates by OMAFRA, not a product of Statistics Canada
Number of Cattle on Farms, July 1986 to July 2014

Reference: Statistics Unit, OMAFRA, Statistics Canada


Author :  
Kumuduni Kulasekera - Economist /OMAFRA
Last Reviewed :  
9 February 2015
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