Number of Cattle by County, July 2014

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
140
6,207
1,758
2,445
312
4,147
1,201
4,066
20,276
Chatham-Kent
270
1,215
4,678
951
2,751
7,915
3,487
7,496
28,763
Elgin
203
5,876
5,943
2,943
624
959
4,210
7,115
27,873
Essex
7
1,277
21
476
0
0
0
693
2,474
Haldimand-Norfolk
213
3,979
5,068
1,853
533
177
251
5,330
17,404
Hamilton
262
2,381
3,080
1,138
771
2,670
485
3,605
14,392
Lambton
372
6,133
8,969
3,368
1,286
1,129
6,631
9,792
37,680
Middlesex
282
14,071
3,974
6,377
736
4,033
3,408
25,290
58,171
Niagara
125
3,392
1,528
1,671
418
20
287
4,478
11,919
Oxford
342
30,295
2,522
14,239
145
2,106
2,370
18,184
70,203
Southern Ontario
2,216
74,826
37,541
35,461
7,576
23,156
22,330
86,049
289,155
Bruce
1,358
12,065
29,539
7,325
3,522
15,098
50,288
34,757
153,952
Dufferin
207
3,268
4,189
1,530
687
1,624
6,095
4,183
21,783
Grey
1,343
6,205
23,770
5,644
5,615
11,987
31,397
38,219
124,180
Halton
119
0
2,894
160
336
138
131
2,126
5,904
Huron
4,605
11,455
12,106
6,774
1,048
30,587
37,817
26,326
130,718
Peel
62
1,511
919
1,109
36
545
61
1,769
6,012
Perth
574
32,375
8,452
17,498
1,163
14,113
11,571
31,627
117,373
Simcoe
1,212
6,960
15,666
3,911
1,991
7,546
2,754
15,143
55,183
Waterloo
88
10,257
2,271
8,463
51
19,039
39,658
28,073
107,900
Wellington
600
26,553
8,597
14,840
1,308
15,411
35,103
27,839
130,251
Western Ontario
10,168
110,649
108,403
67,254
15,757
116,088
214,875
210,062
853,256
Durham
377
5,058
5,805
2,988
906
1,500
960
9,233
26,827
Haliburton
X
X
X
0
0
14
61
61
279
Hastings
659
6,634
8,908
3,627
1,212
903
2,670
10,428
35,041
Kawartha Lakes
483
3,288
9,217
1,456
869
5,172
6,091
11,238
37,814
Muskoka
36
0
X
X
X
X
0
X
1,774
Northumberland
255
6,319
4,525
3,838
369
104
871
7,316
23,597
Parry Sound
X
X
X
X
X
X
223
X
5,812
Peterborough
480
2,645
11,234
1,180
1,598
3,007
1,365
8,867
30,376
Prince Edward
98
0
2,187
0
692
260
460
1,707
5,404
York
133
729
2,889
311
103
209
6,678
2,322
13,374
Central Ontario
2,626
24,673
49,127
13,400
5,981
11,383
19,379
53,729
180,298
Frontenac
393
4,465
9,377
2,292
1,550
736
549
8,227
27,589
Lanark
99
3,290
4,032
1,949
504
667
159
4,156
14,856
Leeds and Grenville
343
11,357
7,022
6,333
1,392
1,657
770
9,204
38,078
Lennox and Addington
375
2,426
5,849
1,346
1,336
662
2,656
7,147
21,797
Ottawa
378
11,763
5,595
6,511
578
2,320
1,439
10,131
38,715
Prescott and Russell
304
25,281
2,189
12,340
191
67
139
11,510
52,021
Renfrew
695
7,460
14,954
4,025
2,709
1,240
1,049
13,662
45,794
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry
643
26,039
4,127
12,225
1,244
337
476
18,045
63,136
Eastern Ontario
3,230
92,081
53,145
47,021
9,504
7,686
7,237
82,082
301,986
Algoma
42
0
2,101
0
219
413
1,612
1,820
6,207
Cochrane
X
X
X
X
X
66
215
X
2,232
Greater Sudbury
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Kenora
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Manitoulin
430
143
9,612
0
627
1,217
872
6,118
19,019
Nipissing
71
496
1,903
27
77
14
90
1,388
4,066
Rainy River
757
1,220
19,520
462
2,376
1,764
2,982
17,801
46,882
Sudbury
294
525
2,455
155
412
30
26
2,064
5,961
Thunder Bay
22
3,915
1,181
1,976
455
108
551
2,973
11,181
Timiskaming
173
3,172
3,229
2,444
443
375
3,831
5,390
19,057
Northern Ontario
1,860
9,471
41,084
5,064
4,882
3,987
10,179
38,078
114,605
Ontario
20,100
311,700
289,300
168,200
43,700
162,300
274,000
470,000
1,739,300

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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