Number of Sheep, by County, July 2014

Rams
Ewes
Total Breeding Stock
Lambs for Replacements
Market Lambs
Total Lamb
Total Sheep and Lamb
Brant
81
2,546
2,627
487
2,262
2,749
5,376
Chatham-Kent
88
2,584
2,672
193
2,755
2,948
5,620
Elgin
76
1,383
1,459
136
805
941
2,400
Essex
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Haldimand-Norfolk
41
2,809
2,850
716
3,360
4,076
6,926
Hamilton
25
301
326
0
325
325
651
Lambton
187
5,978
6,165
517
3,388
3,905
10,070
Middlesex
558
7,537
8,095
933
3,824
4,757
12,852
Niagara
313
1,738
2,051
370
821
1,191
3,242
Oxford
541
12,161
12,702
2,036
3,348
5,384
18,086
Southern Ontario
1,910
37,037
38,947
5,388
20,888
26,276
65,223
Bruce
393
10,924
11,317
1,570
8,450
10,020
21,337
Dufferin
236
6,946
7,182
1,433
4,482
5,915
13,097
Grey
497
12,428
12,925
2,159
11,621
13,780
26,705
Halton
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Huron
246
9,242
9,488
811
5,691
6,502
15,990
Peel
24
720
744
62
123
185
929
Perth
294
10,318
10,612
2,401
4,859
7,260
17,872
Simcoe
325
9,377
9,702
3,051
4,739
7,790
17,492
Waterloo
237
7,634
7,871
588
4,376
4,964
12,835
Wellington
807
12,835
13,642
3,301
7,535
10,836
24,478
Western Ontario
3,059
80,424
83,483
15,376
51,876
67,252
150,735
Durham
704
6,749
7,453
2,111
5,611
7,722
15,175
Haliburton
37
410
447
82
704
786
1,233
Hastings
37
1,529
1,566
68
484
552
2,118
Kawartha Lakes
289
7,623
7,912
1,680
4,064
5,744
13,656
Muskoka
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Northumberland
197
6,439
6,636
1,666
3,826
5,492
12,128
Parry Sound
64
1,026
1,090
0
315
315
1,405
Peterborough
125
1,409
1,534
333
1,519
1,852
3,386
Prince Edward
46
4,108
4,154
958
2,763
3,721
7,875
York
164
5,228
5,392
1,026
2,816
3,842
9,234
Central Ontario
1,663
34,521
36,184
7,924
22,102
30,026
66,210
Frontenac
434
2,806
3,240
167
1,479
1,646
4,886
Lanark
93
2,355
2,448
662
1,547
2,209
4,657
Leeds and Grenville
10
929
939
56
617
673
1,612
Lennox and Addington
303
5,590
5,893
1,746
3,622
5,368
11,261
Ottawa
177
2,123
2,300
421
2,181
2,602
4,902
Prescott and Russell
62
478
540
54
35
89
629
Renfrew
47
1,530
1,577
269
1,141
1,410
2,987
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry
89
4,105
4,194
761
2,188
2,949
7,143
Eastern Ontario
1,215
19,916
21,131
4,136
12,810
16,946
38,077
Algoma
59
1,758
1,817
204
1,520
1,724
3,541
Cochrane
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Greater Sudbury
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Kenora
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Manitoulin
136
273
409
162
120
282
691
Nipissing
37
342
379
41
693
734
1,113
Rainy River
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Sudbury
37
1,366
1,403
0
1,056
1,056
2,459
Thunder Bay
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Timiskaming
84
4,463
4,547
269
3,135
3,404
7,951
Northern Ontario
353
8,202
8,555
676
6,524
7,200
15,755
Ontario
8,200
180,100
188,300
33,500
114,200
147,700
336,000

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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