According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 30 million ducks are raised each year for meat and egg production. Per capita consumption of duck in the United States is approximately one-third of a pound.
There are more than 1,200 egg farms across Canada, housing some 25 million laying hens that produce more than nine billion eggs per year. Most of the egg production is for home consumption, and given the social trends to consume food where animals go through a good welfare is important.
The Canadian dairy industry is known for its high standards of quality and safety, as it is a strong and viable industry across the country. In Canada, 98% of dairy farms are family owned and operated across all provinces of Canada.