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Canadian Poultry and Egg Statistics


01 September 2012

Canadian Poultry and Egg Statistics - April to June 2012Canadian Poultry and Egg Statistics - April to June 2012

Value of poultry meat increases in 2011.
Canadian  Poultry & Egg Statistics

Highlights

Value of Poultry Meat Increases in 2011

  • Value of poultry meat sales totaled $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 Increased in 2011

  • The value of egg sales reached $1024.8 million in 2011, an increase of 9.3% from the previous year.
  • Egg production was 643.8 million dozen, an increase of 1.0% from 2010. The central region produces over half of the eggs in Canada with Ontario producing 242.1 million dozen eggs and Quebec producing 113.8 million dozen eggs.

Value of Poultry Products, Canada, 2002 to 2011

September 2012

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