Supply and Disposition for Ontario Chicken, ('000 kg)


2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Beginning Stocks
10,486
14,203
17,346
13,823
17,267
17,522
17,325
16,671
14,314
16,776
Production
240,082
241,456
227,877
213,830
201,040
196,475
194,471
184,891
187,497
180,812
Imports
128,691
138,482
141,980
180,262
194,575
202,181
207,312
214,402
213,317
211,614
Interprovincial
19,502
21,263
19,675
19,762
24,445
34,372
35,017
31,149
18,730
2,289
International (b)
109,189
117,218
122,304
160,499
170,130
167,809
172,294
183,252
194,587
209,324
Total Supply
379,259
394,140
387,202
407,914
412,882
416,177
419,108
415,963
415,129
409,202
Stew Hen (a)
12,174
12,652
12,429
13,094
13,254
13,359
13,453
13,352
13,326
13,135
Broiler Chickens
367,085
381,488
374,773
394,820
399,629
402,818
405,655
402,611
401,803
396,066
Exports
47,480
57,941
54,757
66,861
70,941
74,296
72,301
69,967
69,814
59,287
Interprovincial
13,627
18,711
20,191
22,686
25,458
28,751
28,407
27,912
23,359
13,054
International (b)
33,853
39,230
34,566
44,175
45,483
45,545
43,894
42,055
46,455
46,232
Domestic Disappearance
317,363
318,645
318,406
323,567
324,196
324,336
329,909
331,454
328,324
331,769
On Farm Consumption
213
208
216
220
223
220
227
229
215
215
Sales
317,150
318,437
318,190
323,347
323,973
324,116
329,682
331,225
328,109
331,554
Ending Stocks
14,203
17,346
13,823
17,267
17,522
17,325
16,671
14,314
16,776
17,931
Total Disposition
379,259
394,140
387,202
407,915
412,882
416,177
419,108
415,964
415,129
409,202

(a) Stew Hens are approximately 3.21% (simple average) of total Ontario production (kg) for 2009 - 2011. Assumed stew hens are 3.21% of total Ontario production (supply) for all years.

(b) International trade statistics includes eviscerated weight equivalent for live poultry traded.

Reference: Adapted from Statisitics Canada and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.


Author :  
Kumuduni Kulasekera - Economist/OMAFRA
Last Reviewed :  
6 October 2014


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E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca