Canada's animal genetic exports (for breeding purpose)

Animal genetic exports in Canadian dollars
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Cattle embryos 7,823,076 7,140,768 7,207,743 8,461,298 7,525,307
Dairy semen 118,367,998 110,973,908 123,837,468 126,677,022 119,144,908
Dairy cattle 32,158,721 22,601,497 24,125,268 13,801,880 11,498,035
Beef cattle semen 6,436,750 7,580,762 5,601,049 6,746,062 4,867,394
Beef cattle 27,733,307 23,261,876 11,044,705 9,039,177 8,455,064
Swine 38,991,407 41,323,834 44,854,253 45,053,279 41,375,133
Purebred horses 4,387,181 4,087,879 4,136,462 N/A N/A
Live sheep and goats 442,320  751,700 2,374,393 717,817 521,514 
Small ruminant embryos 91,950 - - 256,000 293,700 
Small ruminant semen 150,970 97,079 36,005 42,000 98,900 
Fowls, live domestic weighing not more than 185 g 15,080,304 14,367,900 13,421,843 23,304,091 20,685,784
Turkeys, live, weighing not more than 185 g 31,582,299 28,439,054 35,945,541 32,724,700 36,043,627
Ducks, geese and guinea fowls, domestic, live, weighing not more than 185 g 2,648,747 4,118,832 6,977,089 6,223,482 3,782,536
Hatching eggs 43,412,336 46,507,362 55,242,422 68,848,918 65,022,266
Total exports 328,865,046 310,907,441 333,145,744 N/A N/A
Sources: Statistics Canada; Small ruminant embryo and semen data sourced from the Canadian Livestock Genetics Association

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