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Table 2.7 Farms, by farm type and by province, 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 2.7 farms canada, newfoundland and labrador, prince edward island, nova scotia, new brunswick, quebec, ontario, manitoba, saskatchewan, alberta, british columbia, yukon and northwest territories, calculated using number units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick Quebec Ontario Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Yukon Northwest Territories
  number
Dairy cattle and milk production 12,207 36 189 257 228 5,915 4,036 333 141 485 587 0 0
Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots 37,406 39 242 441 358 3,154 7,105 4,152 7,314 12,022 2,579 2 2
Hog and pig farming 3,470 2 21 21 16 1,515 1,235 318 66 193 83 1 0
Chicken egg production 1,830 12 7 57 33 164 566 115 40 128 708 7 1
Broiler and other meat-type chicken production 1,960 7 8 77 11 398 816 94 61 162 326 0 0
Turkey production 279 3 3 9 1 58 109 23 9 22 42 0 0
Poultry hatcheries 48 1 0 2 1 11 11 8 2 5 7 0 0
Combination poultry and egg production 176 0 0 8 3 35 46 9 2 5 68 0 0
Other poultry production 191 1 1 3 1 52 71 4 1 17 40 0 0
Sheep farming 2,903 23 22 80 38 582 1,052 132 171 346 457 2 0
Goat farming 1,021 2 2 24 19 189 394 64 36 144 147 2 0
Apiculture 1,633 3 8 35 44 198 477 217 170 247 234 0 1
Horse and other equine production 13,655 15 81 199 128 922 3,894 671 968 3,995 2,782 28 1
Fur-bearing animal and rabbit production 391 21 15 128 20 51 113 13 0 6 24 0 0
Animal combination farming 7,022 21 50 172 113 607 2,278 400 798 1,642 941 7 0
All other miscellaneous animal production 1,423 1 2 16 12 153 204 86 262 484 203 5 3
Soybean farming 6,471 0 77 12 13 777 5,250 322 16 4 0 0 0
Oilseed (except soybean) farming 16,508 0 1 0 2 16 72 2,497 8,592 5,243 85 0 0
Dry pea and bean farming 1,617 0 2 0 1 4 114 57 1,274 162 3 0 0
Wheat farming 8,206 0 3 4 1 49 1,232 768 4,017 2,083 49 0 0
Corn farming 6,160 0 3 13 7 1,996 4,066 48 6 9 12 0 0
Other grain farming 22,730 1 53 21 35 1,007 5,084 2,926 8,290 5,191 122 2 0
Potato farming 1,323 25 262 13 193 224 170 99 61 149 127 5 1
Other vegetables (except potato) and melon farming 3,499 87 37 127 87 750 1,361 90 47 128 785 4 0
Fruit and tree-nut farming 8,253 44 173 971 379 1,414 1,548 94 112 151 3,367 4 0
Mushroom production 146 0 1 4 1 19 66 2 1 3 49 0 1
Other food crops grown under cover 920 5 5 43 17 242 303 10 19 71 205 4 3
Nursery and tree production 4,602 50 26 428 162 696 1,236 128 78 535 1,263 5 1
Floriculture production 2,278 47 8 75 60 440 767 119 128 217 417 6 5
Tobacco farming 141 0 1 0 0 3 137 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hay farming 24,844 40 117 485 406 2,224 5,600 1,638 3,109 7,799 3,426 34 3
Fruit and vegetable combination farming 655 16 8 34 27 85 179 13 10 38 245 2 2
Maple syrup and products production 5,248 1 2 36 108 4,674 416 6 0 0 5 1 0
All other miscellaneous crop farming 6,514 7 65 110 86 813 1,942 421 1,151 1,548 371 9 5
Notes: Each census farm is classified according to the commodity or group of commodities that accounts for 50% or more of its total potential receipts.
Based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007 farm-typing categories.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Agriculture.
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