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Year  Cattle
#
Pigs
#
Chickens
tonnes
Sheep and Lambs
#
Horse (Exports only)
tonnes
Bison
#
Eggs Sold For Consumption
# doz
 
 
1910227,631  158,667     37,059        7,013,717   
1911                      
1912                      
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1915                      
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1921                      
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1924                      
1925354,217  540,732     105,926        6,449,982   
1926                      
1927                      
1928                      
1929                      
1930                      
1931                      
1932                      
1933                      
1934                      
1935                      
1936430,395  866,952     22,016        8,130,292   
1937                      
1938                      
1939                      
1940                      
19411,461,406  91,982     269,551        10,303,484   
1942                      
1943                      
1944                      
1945                      
1946                      
1947                      
1948                      
1949                      
1950                      
1951535,750  904,745     171,278            
1952                      
1953                      
1954                      
1955                      
1956                      
1957                      
1958                      
1959                      
1960                      
1961                      
1962                      
1963                      
1964                      
1965                      
1966                      
1967                      
1968                      
1969                      
1970                      
1971                      
1972                      
1973                      
1974                      
1975                      
1976                      
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1979                      
1980                      
1981                      
1982                      
1983                      
19841,282,571  1,526,011  46,285  112,794  6,683     35,153,000   
19851,291,830  1,700,800  47,803  91,664  7,119     33,971,000   
19861,149,113  1,530,047  45,326  82,411  10,476     35,249,000   
19871,158,261  1,761,247  49,457  69,892  11,674     34,930,000   
19881,232,915  1,563,774  47,979  76,326  12,032     34,943,000   
19891,296,453  1,605,550  47,077  83,996  12,080     32,993,000   
19901,334,717  1,896,856  50,165  80,347  14,017     30,689,000   
19911,251,314  1,898,525  49,681  94,506  9,618     31,781,000   
19921,377,142  2,287,266  50,476  102,042  8,427     34,020,000   
19931,438,019  2,135,232  54,213  80,254  8,536     34,416,000   
19941,489,255  2,125,311  60,191  67,975  7,835     34,567,000   
19951,538,370  2,225,036  62,933  57,562  8,859     34,964,000   
19961,795,559  2,135,395  63,145  64,900  8,600     33,906,000   
19971,913,939  2,216,615  67,518  59,900  12,633     33,570,000   
19982,114,169  1,596,267  74,655  57,200  12,510     34,022,000   
19992,322,307  2,135,335  79,748  55,000  10,967     33,927,000   
20002,334,903  2,091,472  82,732  61,800  9,867     33,390,000   
20012,342,002  2,218,087  86,906  71,400  11,244     35,658,000   
20022,367,910  2,587,197  84,306  78,600  8,586     34,809,000   
20032,071,455  2,818,608  82,097  87,300  9,126  19,033  35,445,000   
20042,648,341  3,008,995  89,197  105,400  9,864  16,133  36,413,000   
20052,462,980  3,122,270  87,494  98,800  9,764  13,543  37,836,000   
20062,151,811  3,241,863  87,889  89,700  8,793  13,093  38,012,000   
20072,200,258  2,934,702  89,623  98,200  9,738  15,769  38,460,000   
20082,303,532  2,701,366  90,381  94,700  9,991  19,234  40,509,000   
20092,396,065  2,599,175  90,824  116,000  10,514     40,640,000   
20102,471,063  2,662,056  94,823  108,400  8,709     42,564,000   
20112,243,428  2,507,035  94,713  110,800  7,426     42,866,000   
20122,015,877  2,046,048  99,387           53,714,000   
20132,035,537  2,358,033  97,028           55,183,000   
20142,122,774  2,509,468  99,023           58,990,000   
 

References and Related Online Materials

Cattle:

2012-2013: http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$Department/deptdocs.nsf/all/sdd12807/$FILE/ard-ag-stats-factsheet-2014.pdf 

2001-2008: Government of Alberta Agriculture and Agri-Food.(2009). Livestock Slaughtered, Canada and Provinces, 2001-2008 (Table 52). Livestock. Last updated November 9, 2009. http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/sdd12890 (accessed May 14, 2010). 

1984-2000: Data taken from previous versions of the above table in prior versions of the Alberta Agriculture Statistics Yearbook. 


1911-1951: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture 1911, 1926, 1936, 1941, 1951 (Compilation of Livestock Sold Alive, Livestock Slaughtered for Sale, and Livestock Slaughtered for Home Use).

Note: After 1951, Statistics Canada reported animal slaughter statistics for only one month out of the year. 

 

Pigs:2012:2013:http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$Department/deptdocs.nsf/all/sdd12807/$FILE/ard-ag-stats-factsheet-2014.pdf
Chickens:

 2012-2013: http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$Department/deptdocs.nsf/all/sdd12807/$FILE/ard-ag-stats-factsheet-2014.pdf 

2001-2008: Government of Alberta Agriculture and Agri-Food.(2009). Output and Value of Poultry Meats, Alberta (Table 70). Livestock. Last updated November 9, 2009. http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/sdd12890 (accessed May 14, 2010).

1984-2000: Data taken from previous versions of the above table in prior versions of the Alberta Agriculture Statistics Yearbook.  

Sheep and Lambs:

 2012-2013:http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$Department/deptdocs.nsf/all/sdd12807/$FILE/ard-ag-stats-factsheet-2014.pdf 

1997-2008: Government of Alberta Agriculture and Agri-Food.(2009). Alberta Sheep and Lamb Marketings (Table 64). Livestock. Last updated November 9, 2009. http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/sdd12890 (accessed July 5, 2010).

1984-1996: Data taken from previous versions of the above table in prior versions of the Alberta Agriculture Statistics Yearbook.  

1911-1951: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture 1911, 1926, 1936, 1941, 1951 (Compilation of Livestock Sold Alive, Livestock Slaughtered for Sale, and Livestock Slaughtered for Home Use).

Note: After 1951, Statistics Canada reported animal slaughter statistics for only one month out of the year. 

Horse (Exports only):

1999-2008: Government of Alberta Agriculture and Agri-Food.(2009). Alberta Horse Meat Exports by Destination, 1999-2008 (Table 67). Livestock. Last updated November 9, 2009. http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/sdd12890 (accessed May 14, 2010).

1984-1998: Data taken from previous versions of the above table in prior versions of the Alberta Agriculture Statistics Yearbook. 


Bison:Bison Producers of Alberta. (2009). Alberta Bison Slaughter: Federal & Provincial Plants. The Alberta Bison Industry. http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/apmc12738/$FILE/the_alberta_bison_industry_nov_12_2009.pdf (accessed July 5, 2010).
Eggs Sold For Consumption:

2012-2013: http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$Department/deptdocs.nsf/all/sdd12807/$FILE/ard-ag-stats-factsheet-2014.pdf 

1997-2008: Government of Alberta Agriculture and Agri-Food.(2009). Production, Disposition and Value of Eggs, Alberta, 1997-2008 (Table 71). Livestock. Last updated November 9, 2009. http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/sdd12890 (accessed May 14, 2010).

1984-1996: Data taken from previous versions of the above table in prior versions of the Alberta Agriculture Statistics Yearbook.  


1901-1951: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture 1911, 1926, 1936, 1941, 1951.

Note: After 1951, Statistics Canada reported egg statistics for only one month out of the year.