HORSE SLAUGHTER STATISTICS
JANUARY TO MARCH, 2021The latest horse slaughter quarterly report has been released by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, ending in March, 2021.
Compared to the same period last year there has been a significant increase in the number of horses exported to Japan for slaughter, a decrease in horse meat exports and horses imported from the United States for slaughter.
- Live horse exports for slaughter (section outlined in red) – 800 horses, which represents a 67% increase
- US horse imports for slaughter(outlined in blue) – 1,544 horses, a decrease of 30.6%
- Horse meat exports (outlined in orange) – decreased by 38.3%