Cattle and Calves on Farms in Alberta

 
 
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January 1
('000 Head)
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012r
2013r
2014p
Bulls, 1 year plus
110.0
105.0
101.3
100.9
97.0
93.6
90.0
89.2
86.4
89.4
Beef cows
2,090.0
2,052.0
1,988.7
1,965.1
1,808.6
1,672.0
1,607.4
1,595.4
1,595.9
1,591.0
Milk cows
83.0
85.5
81.4
81.3
81.2
81.1
81.0
80.9
80.8
80.7
Heifers: dairy replacement
36.0
36.5
35.9
35.8
36.7
37.4
38.4
38.7
38.6
38.7
Heifers: beef replacement
255.0
245.0
253.7
247.1
213.5
204.9
219.3
218.3
225.6
227.1
Heifers: slaughter
630.0
647.0
644.2
645.5
594.2
636.8
575.5
625.5
619.5
615.3
Steers, 1 year plus
595.0
625.0
663.3
658.9
641.5
699.0
662.5
730.5
711.8
728.2
Calves, under 1 year
2,131.0
2,104.0
1,911.5
1,795.4
1,872.3
1,695.2
1,580.8
1,596.5
1,701.4
1,714.6
TOTAL
5,930.0
5,900.0
5,680.0
5,530.0
5,345.0
5,120.0
4,855.0
4,975.0
5,060.0
5,085.0
Total as % of Canada
39.7
40.3
40.2
40.2
41.0
40.4
39.9
40.6
41.1
41.6
July 1
('000 Head)
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012r
2013r
Bulls, 1 year plus
113.0
119.0
105.0
107.6
104.2
98.3
95.9
91.0
91.7
91.2
Beef cows
2,150.0
2,200.0
2,025.0
2,039.4
1,921.8
1,740.3
1,637.7
1,596.1
1,585.9
1,600.3
Milk cows
82.0
85.0
82.0
80.9
80.8
80.7
80.6
80.5
80.6
80.2
Heifers: dairy replacement
39.0
38.0
38.0
38.0
39.1
39.5
40.3
41.4
40.5
40.1
Heifers: beef replacement
320.0
352.0
278.0
285.4
269.8
254.2
254.6
275.4
262.0
267.3
Heifers: slaughter
765.0
825.0
812.0
838.7
757.3
801.0
739.6
753.7
756.4
776.6
Steers, 1 year plus
780.0
830.0
888.0
982.6
850.2
907.7
841.3
891.0
886.0
911.5
Calves, under 1 year
2,151.0
2,251.0
2,072.0
1,977.4
1,946.8
1,803.3
1,735.0
1,725.9
1,756.9
1,767.8
TOTAL
6,400.0
6,700.0
6,300.0
6,350.0
5,970.0
5,725.0
5,425.0
5,455.0
5,460.0
5,535.0
Total as % of Canada
38.5
39.7
39.4
40.5
40.0
40.0
39.6
40.3
40.4
40.9
Note: Data Subject to Revision
Sources:
Statistics Canada,
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
 
 
 
 
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This information published to the web on August 19, 2003.
Last Reviewed/Revised on April 3, 2014.