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Canadian Cattle Herd Shrinks to Lowest Since 1994; Hogs Increase

August 21, 2012

The Canadian cattle herd as of July 1 fell 0.1 percent from a year earlier to the smallest since 1994, Statistics Canada said.

Producers held 13.52 million cattle as of July 1, down from 13.53 million a year earlier, the government agency said today in a report. The country had 12.87 million head of hogs, up 1.5 percent from 12.685 million.

To contact the reporter on this story: Elizabeth Campbell in Chicago at ecampbell14@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Steve Stroth at sstroth@bloomberg.net.


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