Cattle and Calves on Farms in Alberta

 
 
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Cattle and Calves on Farms in Alberta
January 1
('000 Head)
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018r
Bulls, 1 year plus
97.0
93.6
90.0
89.2
88.4
90.4
90.5
92.0
92.3
91.8
Beef cows
1,808.6
1,672.0
1,607.4
1,595.8
1,595.9
1,574.0
1,538.0
1,534.8
1,554.8
1,535.3
Milk cows
81.2
81.1
81.0
80.9
80.8
80.7
77.4
77.9
78.6
79.1
Heifers: dairy replacement
36.7
37.4
38.4
38.7
38.6
38.7
38.5
39.5
38.3
38.7
Heifers: beef replacement
213.5
204.9
219.3
218.3
235.6
237.1
218.6
232.9
239.8
236.9
Heifers: slaughter
594.2
636.8
575.5
615.5
594.5
570.3
521.0
480.5
446.6
455.1
Steers, 1 year plus
641.5
699.0
662.6
710.5
694.8
733.2
711.5
695.0
660.4
677.7
Calves, under 1 year
1,872.3
1,695.2
1,580.8
1,636.1
1,711.4
1,705.6
1,669.5
1,677.4
1,619.2
1,630.4
TOTAL
5,345.0
5,120.0
4,855.0
4,985.0
5,040.0
5,030.0
4,865.0
4,830.0
4,730.0
4,745.0
Total as % of Canada
41.0
40.4
39.9
40.8
41.2
41.7
41.8
41.6
41.1
41.0
July 1
('000 Head)
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017r
2018p
Bulls, 1 year plus
98.3
95.9
91.0
91.7
93.2
92.2
92.7
94.9
92.2
92.1
Beef cows
1,740.3
1,637.7
1,596.1
1,585.9
1,600.3
1,580.1
1,539.1
1,577.4
1,570.9
1,548.3
Milk cows
80.7
80.6
80.5
80.6
80.2
79.9
80.4
80.0
80.5
81.2
Heifers: dairy replacement
39.5
40.3
41.4
40.5
40.1
38.8
37.8
39.6
40.1
41.0
Heifers: beef replacement
254.2
254.6
275.4
272.0
286.3
262.1
263.1
289.8
296.3
281.3
Heifers: slaughter
801.0
739.6
753.7
726.4
721.6
666.6
605.6
574.8
543.3
554.0
Steers, 1 year plus
907.7
841.3
891.0
886.0
906.5
930.5
945.5
897.8
851.6
845.1
Calves, under 1 year
1,803.3
1,735.0
1,725.9
1,756.9
1,771.8
1,774.8
1,670.8
1,650.7
1,660.1
1,617.0
TOTAL
5,725.0
5,425.0
5,455.0
5,440.0
5,500.0
5,425.0
5,235.0
5,205.0
5,135.0
5,060.0
Total as % of Canada
40.0
39.6
40.3
40.4
41.2
41.7
41.5
41.5
41.0
40.7
Note: Data Subject to Revision
Sources:

Statistics Canada,
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
 
 
 
 
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Last Reviewed/Revised on August 24, 2018.