Data and Statistics

SLAUGHTER CAPACITY

Bison Slaughter in Federal & Provincial Plants (#Head)

YEAR
East
West
Total Slaughter
1996
178
1,588
1,766
1997
177
1,799
1,976
1998
212
2,642
2,854
1999
260
4,671
4,931
2000
296
6,059
6,355
2001
390
10,769
11,159
2002
651
16,928
17,579
2003
1,332
22,151
23,483
2004
1,724
26,552
28,276
2005
2,100
27,900
30,000

Source: Red Meat Section/Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada