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Farm animal production in Canada

There are many different farm animals in Canada that are raised for a variety of different purposes. Learn more about how farm animals are raised in Canada to get a better sense of what life looks like for them on the farm, during transport, and at slaughter.

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Beef cattleBeef cattle on pasture

 

 

 

Dairy cows

 

 

 

Broiler chickensBroiler chicken (chickens raised for meat)

 

 

 

Egg-laying hens (chickens raised for egg production)

 

 

 

Turkeys

 

 

 

SheepClose-up of a sheep on pasture with others in the background

 

 

 

Pigs

 

 

 

Horses

 

 

 

Fish

 

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Intensive farming in CanadaLaying hens in cages on a chicken farm

 

 

 

Transport and slaughter practices in CanadaPig looking out from inside a transport truck

 

 

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