Number of Sheep, by County, July 2012

Rams
Ewes
Total Breeding Stock
Lambs for Replacements
Market Lambs
Total Lamb
Total Sheep and Lamb
Brant
36
1,488
1,524
441
160
601
2,125
Chatham-Kent
49
920
969
283
590
873
1,842
Elgin
108
4,048
4,156
938
2,857
3,795
7,951
Essex
23
575
598
0
178
178
776
Haldimand-Norfolk
168
4,291
4,459
642
3,071
3,713
8,172
Hamilton
52
1,894
1,946
914
1,427
2,341
4,287
Lambton
182
4,210
4,392
199
2,336
2,535
6,927
Middlesex
172
3,050
3,222
426
1,594
2,020
5,242
Niagara
56
1,217
1,273
238
685
923
2,196
Oxford
199
4,914
5,113
553
2,808
3,361
8,474
Southern Ontario
1,045
26,607
27,652
4,634
15,706
20,340
47,992
Bruce
362
7,966
8,328
1,570
4,739
6,309
14,637
Dufferin
99
5,287
5,386
604
3,444
4,048
9,434
Grey
571
16,947
17,518
3,827
14,490
18,317
35,835
Halton
50
680
730
213
540
753
1,483
Huron
500
15,976
16,476
2,967
8,055
11,022
27,498
Peel
12
266
278
105
95
200
478
Perth
273
7,024
7,297
1,803
7,298
9,101
16,398
Simcoe
730
14,022
14,752
2,824
5,282
8,106
22,858
Waterloo
284
9,054
9,338
3,541
3,938
7,479
16,817
Wellington
591
15,256
15,847
2,482
11,720
14,202
30,049
Western Ontario
3,472
92,478
95,950
19,936
59,601
79,537
175,487
Durham
176
5,089
5,265
224
3,478
3,702
8,967
Haliburton
22
413
435
65
405
470
905
Hastings
12
696
708
25
416
441
1,149
Kawartha Lakes
881
7,393
8,274
918
4,980
5,898
14,172
Muskoka
-
0
0
0
0
0
0
Northumberland
486
5,401
5,887
2,235
3,849
6,084
11,971
Parry Sound
569
2,142
2,711
396
1,010
1,406
4,117
Peterborough
11
781
792
54
963
1,017
1,809
Prince Edward
54
2,680
2,734
348
2,014
2,362
5,096
York
163
3,059
3,222
470
2,720
3,190
6,412
Central Ontario
2,374
27,654
30,028
4,735
19,835
24,570
54,598
Frontenac
72
3,019
3,091
153
1,913
2,066
5,157
Lanark
291
3,569
3,860
939
3,590
4,529
8,389
Leeds and Grenville
248
5,937
6,185
290
5,672
5,962
12,147
Lennox and Addington
355
6,855
7,210
2,349
7,035
9,384
16,594
Ottawa
175
3,488
3,663
409
1,172
1,581
5,244
Prescott and Russell
85
1,399
1,484
140
760
900
2,384
Renfrew
154
2,511
2,665
824
1,268
2,092
4,757
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry
134
3,956
4,090
884
4,410
5,294
9,384
Eastern Ontario
1,514
30,734
32,248
5,988
25,820
31,808
64,056
Algoma
27
628
655
71
96
167
822
Cochrane
-
0
0
0
0
0
0
Greater Sudbury
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Kenora
-
0
0
0
0
0
0
Manitoulin
0
98
98
0
75
75
173
Nipissing
0
844
844
254
276
530
1,374
Rainy River
-
7
7
0
0
0
7
Sudbury
34
1,210
1,244
250
1,379
1,629
2,873
Thunder Bay
43
602
645
203
666
869
1,514
Timiskaming
91
4,238
4,329
629
5,146
5,775
10,104
Northern Ontario
195
7,627
7,822
1,407
7,638
9,045
16,867
Ontario
8,600
185,100
193,700
36,700
128,600
165,300
359,000

Note: The above are estimates by OMAFRA, not a product of Statistics Canada

Related links:

Number of Sheep and Lambs 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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