Here are the final statistics for horses slaughtered in Canada in 2016, the numbers from the US and the numbers of horses exported for slaughter. We are also including the unfortunately named “Horse Supply” numbers from Ag-Canada. Numbers for 2017 have not been released yet.
Slaughter numbers are down 20% over 2015.
According to the US imports table, it’s 54.6% of US horses for 2016 (down from 59.9% in 2015).
The value of US horses is more per horse – $14.5 million in 2016 versus $15.9 in 2015; $13.3M in 2014 and $12.7M in 2013.