Table 3.9
Manure production by livestock type, 1981 and 2006

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Manure production by livestock type, 1981 and 2006


Table summary
This table displays the results of manure production by livestock type 1981, 2006, difference and change, calculated using thousands of tonnes and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  1981 2006 Difference Change
  thousands of tonnes percent
Total 156,265 180,960 24,694 16
Beef cows 47,195 68,153 20,958 44
Heifers 12,852 21,975 9,123 71
Calves 16,819 22,305 5,486 33
Pigs 10,582 15,793 5,211 49
Horses 2,991 3,789 798 27
Poultry 3,929 4,688 758 19
Sheep 536 750 214 40
Steers 16,961 17,101 141 1
Goats 85 168 83 97
Bulls 4,104 3,775 -329 -8
Milk cows 40,212 22,463 -17,749 -44
Source(s):
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Statistics Canada, special tabulation, Census of Agriculture, Census Geographic Component Base, 2006.
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