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Canadian Poultry and Egg Statistics


23 May 2012

Canadian Poultry and Egg Statistics - January to March 2012Canadian Poultry and Egg Statistics - January to March 2012

The value of poultry meat rose in 2011.
Canadian  Poultry & Egg Statistics

Highlights

Value of poultry meat increases in 2011

  • Value of poultry meat sales totalled $2.6 billion in 2011, up 14.1% from 2010.


  • Canadian farmers produced 1.2 million tonnes of poultry meat in 2011. Chicken, including stewing hens, which accounts for 87% of all poultry meat produced, is up 0.4% from 2010. Turkey meat production stood at 160 thousand tonnes in 2011, an increase of 0.4% from the previous year.

Egg production increases in 2011

  • The value of egg sales reached $1,022.3 million in 2011, an increase of 9.2% from the previous year.


  • Egg production reached 642.0 million dozen, up 0.9% from 2010. The central region produces over half of the eggs in Canada, with Ontario producing 241.8 million dozen eggs and Quebec producing 113.7 million dozen eggs.

Chart 1: Value of poultry products, Canada, 2002 to 2011


May 2012

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