Table 2 
Number of cattle and calves, Canada, 2016 and 2021 

Number of cattle and calves, Canada, 2016 and 2021
  2016 2021 2016 to 2021
  numbernumber % change
Bulls, 1 year and over 223,460 223,274 -0.1
Heifers, 1 year and over for dairy herd replacement 439,019 430,002 -2.1
Heifers, 1 year and over for beef herd replacement 674,378 671,724 -0.4
Heifers, 1 year and over for slaughter 903,741 877,287 -2.9
Dairy cows 939,071 980,297 4.4
Steers, 1 year and over 1,573,232 1,634,209 3.9
Beef cows 3,732,555 3,776,389 1.2
Calves under 1 year 4,045,274 4,046,907 0.0
Total cattle and calves 12,530,730 12,640,089 0.9
Source(s):
Census of Agriculture, 2016 and 2021 (3438).
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