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 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
THE MILK BOARD
ANNUAL REPORT
For the Year Emled December 31st
1951
VICTORIA, B.C.
Printed by Don McDiarmid, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty
1952  To His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor in Council
of the Province of British Columbia
May it please Your Honour:
Sir,—We have the honour to transmit herewith, in accordance with section 67 of the
" Public Utilities Act," the Sixth Annual Report of the Milk Board under that Act for the
year ended December 31st, 1951.
THE MILK BOARD.
E. C. Carr, Chairman.
Fraudena Eaton, Member.
H. M. King, Member.
Vancouver, B.C., February 18th, 1952.  Sixth Annual Report of the Milk Board
For the Year Ended December 31st, 1951
This Report of the Milk Board is made in accordance with section 67 of the " Public
Utilities Act " and covers the calendar year ended December 31st, 1951.
Tables giving up-to-date statistical information relative to sales of fresh fluid dairy
products, similar to that given in last year's Report, are appended hereto.
NEW LEGISLATION
The "Public Utilities Act Amendment Act, 1951," chapter 65, was passed at the
last session of the Legislature. The Act provides that the Milk Board shall consist of one,
two, or three members.
MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD
Under date of July 10th, 1951, His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor in Council
appointed Fraudena Eaton and Professor Harry Maxwell King, of Vancouver, to be
members of the Milk Board, under subsection (3) of section 50 of the " Public Utilities
Act," and Ernest Cowan Carr, member of the said Milk Board, to be designated as
Chairman of the said Board.
BOARD MEETINGS
The Board held ten public hearings during the year, as follows: Courtenay, June
19th and August 16th; Campbell River, June 19th; Nanaimo, June 20th and August
15th; Vancouver, July 26th, and October 4th and 5th, and October 22nd and 23rd,
continuing on November 5th, 6th, and 7th; Victoria, August 13th; Duncan, August 14th.
In addition, thirty-five meetings of the Board were held in its office to deal with
matters of policy and administration. Complete minutes of all meetings are recorded in
the minute-book of the Board. Throughout the year, numerous conferences were also
held with primary producers, producer-distributers, milk-dealers, and others, in both
controlled and uncontrolled areas, to discuss various matters pertaining to the production,
supply, distribution, and sale of milk.
LICENSING
Pursuant to the provisions of Order No. 26, licences are issued for a period of twelve
months, or portion thereof, ending on March 31st of the period in respect of which they
are issued. A summary of 1951—52 licences issued, cancelled, and in effect at December
31st follows:—
Class I, Milk-dealer
Class II, Milk-jobber
Class III,
Producer-Distributer
Class IV,
Primary Producer
Area
Issued
Cancelled
In
Effect
Dec. 31,
1951
Issued
Cancelled
In
Effect
Dec. 31,
1951
Issued
Cancelled
In
Effect
Dec. 31,
1951
Issued
Cancelled
In
Effect
Dec. 31,
1951
Vancouver	
Greater Victoria _
Duncan	
30
4
1
4
3
3
1
27
4
1
4
2
3
3
2
1
3
3
1
7
34
4
5
12
2
1
1
5
33
4
4
12
4,192
219
40
53
50
23
4,169
219
40
53
Courtenay-
Campbell River-
50
Totals	
42     |       4
1
38
8
1
7
60
4
56
4,554
23     i 4,531
1 JJ 6 BRITISH COLUMBIA
During the year forty-three Class IV licences were suspended upon complaint that
the milk being shipped was not of suitable quality for use in the fluid trade, and fifteen
Class IV licences were suspended upon complaint that the primary producers concerned
were adulterating their shipments of milk with added water. All but six of these licences
had been reinstated at December 31st. There was not any licence in any class cancelled
for cause.
SUMMARY OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AND ORDERS ISSUED
Order No. 29.—Application having been received from primary producers and
milk-dealers for an increase in the rates received for milk supplied in the Greater Victoria
area, the Board held a hearing in the City of Victoria on November 13th, 1951. Order
No. 29 (approved by Order in Council No. 99) was issued, to become effective on
January 18th.   This Order provided for an increase in both producer and consumer rates.
Order No. 30.—Application having been received from primary producers and
milk-dealers for an increase in the rates received for milk supplied in the Duncan area,
the Board held a hearing in the City of Duncan on November 14th, 1951. Order No. 30
(approved by Order in Council No. 99) was issued, to become effective on January 18th.
This Order provided for an increase in both producer and consumer rates.
Order No. 31.—Application having been received from primary producers and
milk-dealers for an increase in the rates received for milk supplied in the Nanaimo area,
the Board held a hearing in the City of Nanaimo on November 15th, 1951. Order No. 31
(approved by Order in Council No. 99) was issued, to become effective on January 18th.
This Order provided for an increase in both producer and consumer rates.
Order No. 32.—Order No. 32 (approved by Order in Council No. 141) was issued,
to become effective on January 18th. This Order amended section 2 of Order No. 29 and
section 2 of Order No. 30.
Order No. 33.—Application having been received from milk-dealers in the Nanaimo
area for an increase in their operating margin, the Board held a hearing in the City of
Nanaimo on June 20th. Order No. 33 (approved by Order in Council No. 1620) was
issued, to become effective on July 16th. This Order provided for an increase in consumer
rates.
Order No. 34.—Application having been received from primary producers, producer-
distributers, and milk-dealers supplying milk to the City of Courtenay and vicinity
(Courtenay, Comox, and Cumberland) and the Village of Campbell River and vicinity to
have an area defined in which regulations and orders of the Board shall have effect,
hearings were held in the City of Courtenay and in the Village of Campbell River on
June 19th. Order No. 34 (approved by Order in Council No. 1721) was issued, to
become effective on August 1st. This Order defined the Courtenay-Campbell River area
and established both producer and consumer rates.
Application having been received from certain milk-dealers in the Vancouver area
for permission to introduce every-other-day delivery of milk in the West End district of
the City of Vancouver, the Board held a hearing in Vancouver on July 26th. Board
permission in this connection was not granted.
Order No. 35.—Application having been received from primary producers for an
increase in the rates received for milk supplied in the Greater Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo,
and Courtenay-Campbell River areas, the Board held hearings in Victoria on August 13th,
Duncan on August 14th, Nanaimo on August 15th, and Courtenay on August 16th.
Order No. 35 (approved by Order in Council No. 2221) was issued, to become effective
September 18th. This Order provided for an increase in both producer and consumer
rates.
Application having been received from primary producers for an increase in the
rates received for milk supplied in the Vancouver area, the Board held a hearing in
the City of Vancouver on August 4th and 5th.    Interim Order No. 1 was issued, to REPORT OF THE MILK BOARD,  1951                                          JJ 7
become effective on October 16th.   This Order provided for an increase in both producer
and consumer rates.
Applications were received from Canada Safeway Limited for removal of rate fixing
beyond the producer level or alternatively a lower rate for milk sold through stores, and
from certain milk-dealers in the Vancouver area for permission to introduce every-other-
day delivery of milk to homes and also for an increase in their operating margin.   The
Board held a public hearing in the City of Vancouver on October 21st and 22nd and
November 5th, 6th, and 7th.   Final decision regarding these applications is pending.
Under date of October 23 rd an application was received from primary producers for
an increase in rates received for milk supplied in the Greater Victoria, Duncan and
Nanaimo areas.   The Board decided that this application would not be heard or acted
upon at that time.
Order No. 36.—Order No. 36 (approved by Order in Council No. 2542) was issued,
to become effective on November 1st.   This Order provided for an increase in licence fees
payable to the Board.
STATISTICAL TABLES
Table Ia.—Sales, Vancouver Area
l
Standard
Soecial
Chocolate
Butter
Skim-
Substandard
Cream
(9% But
Table and
Sour
Cream
(18% But
Whipping
Cream
Milk
Milk
Drink
milk
milk
(32% Butter-fat)
ter-fat)
ter-fat)
!
Quarts      1    Quarts
Quarts
Quarts
Quarts
Quarts
Quarts
Quarts
1948—Totals..-	
48,126,897    | 10,414,299
1,101,730
641,395
856,906
5,474,866
744,281
283,474
1949—Totals ' ,.
49,438,250    |   9,343,757
1,427,635
655,677
805,339
5,373,205
666,995
344,759
1950—
January...	
4,130,260
743,885
83,067
36,486
83,678
452,676
56,785
25,532
February	
3,863,584
702,175
97,950
39,525
90,065
415,257
52,878
25,962
4,336,361
786,430
123,004
56,340
88,045
463,689
56,162
30,025
April	
4,178,994
755,906
101,545
50,735
69,123
438,775
55,572
29,838
May  —
4,314,980
770,780
134,896
59,619
87,730
434,607
58,948
28,694
4,252,894
745,758
138,211
68,457
82,017
413,273
57,541
32,898
July
4,330,069
745,087
126,928
78,571
88,725
426,717
63,263
35,594
August	
4,395,086
753,544
133,376
73,282
82,722
425,167
59,768
24,956
September 	
4,246,132
723,932
156,890
58,579
93,672
416,297
55,540
21,711
October	
4,317,799
746,666
162,931
48,538
68,819
433,517
54,569
27,209
November 	
4,183,856
577,370
137,260
43,532
74,331
409,731
48,460
21,522
4,237,143
566,716
98,023    |      43,076
69,982
424,629
54,263
32,452
Totals...	
50,787,158
8,618,249    | 1,494,081    |    656,740
978,909
5,154,335
673,749
336,393
1951—
January..	
4,334,994
577,735    1    107,031
44,432
79,609
420,363
51,079
24,299
4,012,581
524.846     1     106.252
44,374
86,859
375,510
46,707
30,134
4,458,694
582,576
103,145
50,391
105,373
412,604
48,433
25,014
4,449,135
565,922
127,481
61,011
77,943
392,223
51,429
24,556
May 	
4,523,742
574,000
112,473
63,213
79,477
393,319
51,922
24,655
June  -
4,434,882
556,907
106,603
69,811
86,496
381,943
52,070
36,500
July 	
4,560,511
559,368
95,768
82,088
72,562
377,291
55,108
26,850
4,571,083
552,607
89,777
72,146
79,213
398,345
53,341
21,783
September 	
4,393,775
526,744
99,759
54,384
78,687
381,952
44,865
20,574
October	
4,398,603
504,770
92,024
45,865
96,313
355,174
43,728
22,642
November	
4,158,395
439,247
67,917
45,309
99,965
374,865
42,867
19,642
December	
Totals	
4,135,503
441,757
49,671
43,496
124,553
392,004
44,626
29,258
52,431,898    |   6,406,479    | 1,157,901    |    676,520
1,067,050    14,655,593    |    586,175    |    305,907 JJ 8
BRITISH COLUMBIA
Table Ib.—Sales, Greater Victoria Area
Standard
Milk
Special
Milk
Chocolate
Drink
Buttermilk
Skim-
milk
Substandard
Cream
(9% Butter-fat)
Table and
Sour
Cream
(18% Butter-fat)
Whipping
Cream
(32% Butter-fat)
1948—Totals
1949—Totals
1950—
January	
February-
March	
April 	
May	
June —
July	
August —
September-
October.—
November.
December..
Totals
1951—
January	
February-
March	
April	
May -
June -
July —
August	
September-
October—
November-
December..
Totals
Quarts
8,797,551
9,077,288
750,035
704,408
775,588
762,422
803,006
792,915
808,064
804,849
758,706
774,620
762,882
757,596
9,255,091
771,272
712,564
781,106
772,745
812,280
795,559
801,782
793,580
740,456
732,365
716,021
719,047
Quarts
2,421,362
2,284,647
189,917
171,088
193,792
188,210
186,782
189,791
193,155
185,208
182,902
191,073
179,618
185,647
2,237,183
172,462
151,129
165,401
161,020
166,686
162,472
164,411
160,811
137,740
138,617
136,523
137,330
Quarts
111,906
185,616
8,907
10,961
13,043
11,039
13,173
14,015
13,927
14,942
14,804
14,913
13,913
10,873
154,510
11,502
11,035
11,456
14,305
14,288
15,233
15,237
14,118
12,258
10,911
9,393
7,712
Quarts
54,699
75,868
3,737
4,471
6,773
6,695
5,602
6,001
7,977
7,179
5,568
5,201
5,351
5,445
Quarts
47,352
102,483
4,039
3,763
5,003
5,929
5,047
5,506
4,738
5,625
5,755
6,262
6,537
6,099
Quarts
608,865
609,414
51,061
46,724
53,255
50,218
50,807
48,723
51,506
49,852
47,142
48,259
47,522
50,462
Quarts
121,728
108,554
7,919
7,589
9,003
8,627
7,927
8,663
10,753
9,907
8,730
7,903
8,238
8,587
70,000
5,515
5,470
5,916
6,674
5,950
5,207
5,948
6,107
4,790
3,602
4,014
3,723
6,433
6,154
6,861
7,094
8,271
8,327
7,912
7,755
9,455
10,689
11,091
8,893
48,764
42,702
47,325
44,586
44,139
44,083
46,154
47,474
42,667
30,434
43,517
45,273
6,962
6,910
8,171
7,611
7,396
8,289
9,150
9,761
7,682
6,932
7,073
6,894
Quarts
82,915
91,699
6,208
6,230
7,072
7,620
6,727
9,888
10,608
7,417
6,098
6,728
6,225
7,898
64,303     |    595,531     |    103,846    |      88,719
5,847
5,326
6,381
6,017
6,809
11,377
9,480
6,777
5,542
5,266
5,281
6,919
9,148,777    j 1,854,602    |    147,448    |      62,916
98,935
527,118
92,831     |      81,022
Table Ic.—Sales, Duncan Area
Standard
Milk
SDecial
Milk
Chocolate
Drink
Buttermilk
Skim-
milk
Substandard
Cream
(9% Butter-fat)
Table and
Sour
Cream
(18% Butter-fat)
Whipping
Cream
(32% Butter-fat)
1948—Totals	
1949   Totals
Quarts
418,785
374,082
29,258
27,822
31,141
30,972
32,485
32,328
34,584
36,380
33,485
32,375
30,987
31,677
Quarts
115,633
154,186
14,545
12,523
14,236
14,019
14,613
14,156
12,183
12,165
12,370
13,245
12,879
13,432
Quarts
3,338
6,899
Quarts
494
689
46
54
89
120
■  503
120
94
147
173
171
19.1
151
Quarts
1,011
845
Quarts
5,616
5,112
545
453
521
541
490
468
629
693
642
620
663
629
Quarts
7,879
7,090
657
511
522
510
529
496
575
571
545
580
538
601
Quarts
4,199
4,797
563
1950—
256
258
357
329
864
272
425
July       	
500
	
359
September	
294
654
493
291
309
321
279
405
Totals   	
383,489
160,366
2,925
1,863
6,894
6,635
4,404
1951—
30,066
27,765
31,199
31,033
30,217
30,580
26,047
31,854
29,781
27,213
27,602
27,096
14,122
12,641
13,187
13,299
12,237
11,807
11,866
11,687
9,803
10,405
10,054
10,376
482
459
328
437
691
324
5
440
658
478
314
164
125
165
224
121
131
112
72
252
374
488
285
599
491
513
473
458
427
507
469
1,551
588
577
545
562
451
538
534
502
535
634
586
523
509
510
542    |
316
263
66
284
290
285
467
July               	
405
316
940
283
275
November	
December	
2,388
282
374
Totals	
350,453
141,484
4,616
2,513
3,394    |        7,198
6,426
3,840 REPORT OF THE MILK BOARD,  1951
JJ 9
Table Id.—Sales, Nanaimo Area
Standard
Special
Chocolate
Butter
Skim-
Substandard
Cream
(9% But
Table and
Sour
Cream
(18% But
Whipping
Cream
Milk
Milk
Drink
milk
milk
(32% Butter-fat)
ter-fat)
ter-fat)
Quarts
Quarts
Quarts
Quarts
Quarts
■
Quarts
Quarts
Quarts
1948—Totals.—	
1,187,254
253,596
16,169
2,488
2,404
26,099
25,098
7,212
1949—Totals.	
1,449,984
224,349
35,468
2,537
1,493
34,827
17,029
12,526
1950—
January	
118,176
18,266
1,719
100
62
2,756
1,487
1,004
February	
116,235
17,689
3,398
101
62
2,674
1,397
961
129,016
19,036
3,753
165
47
2,940
1,582
1,122
April	
128,341
18,449
3,016
68
58
2,034
1,567
1,129
May  —
128,503
21,331
4,028
160
64
3,218
1,730
1,104
June. 	
124,086
20,655
3,666
276
192
3,074
1,504
1,396
July	
138,184
22,217
1,791
323
399
3,239
1,390
1,442
August -	
131,691
21,960
2,067
596
440
3,147
1,315
1,179
134,801
20,242
4,072
799
261
3,099
1,629
975
October 	
132,531
19,551
5,569
368
235
3,473
1,550
1,091
126,547
18,602
4,924
330
256
3,115
1,478
1,065
December	
125,979
18,946
2,965
342
272
3,050
1,519
1,550
Totals	
1,534,090
236,944
40,968
3,628
2,348
35,819
18,148
14,018
1951—
January -	
129,132
25,375
4,257
314
319
2,988
1,538
1,167
119,787
14,238
4,411
333
362
2,772
1,354
961
131,126
14,477
3,429
495
471
3,151
1,462
1,064
130,462
13,414
4,543
506
493
3,020
1,269
958
May	
133,010
13,652
4,369
496
494
3,239
1,285
1,043
June —	
135,707
13,601
3,396
488
652
2,992
1,420
1,573
July -	
137,649
13,424
1,566
486
601
3,219
1,407
1,154
August 	
136,069
13,052
1,655
513
545
3,331
1,451
903
September—	
126,065
12,007
3,496
315
752
3,330
1,063
860
October 	
127,453
11,325
3,913
293
842
3,448
972
796
120,517
10,696
3,260
297
692
3,225
787
727
December.	
120,087
10,841
2,850
287
617
3,235
810
1,189
Totals	
1,547,064
|    166,102
41,145
4,823
6,840
37,950
14,818
12,395 JJ  10 BRITISH COLUMBIA
Table IIa.—Sales, Vancouver Area, 1951 as Compared to 1950
Product
Increase or Decrease
Standard milk—
Retail— _	
Wholesale	
Total. -	
Special milk—
Retail 	
Wholesale.	
Total 	
Chocolate drink—
Retail 	
Wholesale	
Total-	
Buttermilk—
Retail	
Wholesale	
Total— -	
Skim-milk—
Retail  	
Wholesale 	
Total 	
Substandard cream—
Retail —
Wholesale	
Total 	
Table and sour cream-
Retail.	
Wholesale _
Total	
Whipping cream—
Retail 	
Wholesale -	
Total 	
Total sales (quarts) —
Retail    -	
Wholesale 	
Total.  --.
Total sales (units) —
Retail 	
Wholesale _	
Total 	
Quarts
35,949,972
14,837,186
50,787,158
7,235,466
1,382,783
8,618,249
608,725
885,356
1,494,081
269,766
386,974
656,740
306,399
672,510
978,909
2,118,079
3,036,256
5,154,335
191,644
482,105
673,749
125,360
211,033
336,393
46,805,411
21,894,203
68,699,614
50,125,222
27,431,939
77,557,161
Quarts
36,803,035
15,628,863
52,431,898
5,247,712
1,158,767
6,406,479
403,048
754,853
1,157,901
264,377
412,143
676,520
468,376
598,674
1,067,050
1,852,528
2,803,065
4,655,593
153,405
432,770
586,175
112,071
193,836
305,907
45,304,552
21,982,971
67,287,523
48,177,650
27,053,526
75,231,176
* Increase.
f Decrease.
Units Calculated on Following Basis:
All milks and milk products-
Substandard cream	
Table and sour cream	
Whipping cream 	
Quarts
853,063*
791,677*
1,644,740*
(2.37%)
(5.33%)
(5.20%)
l,987,754t
224,016f
2,211,770t
(27.48%)
(16.20%)
(25.66%)
205,677t
130,503f
336,180f
(33.79%)
(14.74%)
(22.50%)
5,389t
25,169*
19,780*
(2.00%)
(6.50%)
(3.01%)
161,977*
73,836f
88,141*
(52.86%)
(10.98%)
(9.00%)
265,55 If
233,191t
498,742t
(12.54%)
(7.68%)
(9.68%)
38,239t
49,335f
87,574f
(19.95%)
(10.23%)
(13.00%)
13,289f
17,197f
30,486t
(10.60%)
(8.15%)
(9.06%)
l,50O,859t
88,768*
l,412,091t
(3.21%)
(0.40%)
(2.06%)
l,947,572f
378,413f
2,325,985f
(3.89%)
(1.38%)
(3.00%)
-1 quart=l unit
-1 quart=2 units
-1 quart=4 units
.1 quart=6 units report of the milk board, 1951 jj 11
Table IIb.—Sales, Greater Victoria Area, 1951 as Compared to 1950
Product
1950
1951
Increase or
Decrease
Standard milk—
Retail   -	
Quarts
6,503,245
2,751,846
9,255,091
2,071,306
165,877
2,237,183
52,215
102,295
154,510
44,815
25,185
70,000
40,968
23,335
64,303
234,560
360,971
595,531
32,090
71,756
103,846
32,640
56,079
88,719
9,011,839
3,557,344
12,569,183
,9,505,869
4,413,978
13,919,847
Quarts
6,274,075
2,874,702
9,148,777
1,705,734
148,868
1,854,602
51,230
96,218
147,448
39,734
23,182
62,916
68,901
30,034
98,935
195,913
331,205
527,118
25,110
67,721
92,831
27,395
53,627
81,022
8,388,092
3,625,557
12,013,649
8,796,310
4,428,060
13,224,370
Quarts
229,170t
122,856*
106,314f
365,572t
17,009t
382,581t
985t
6,077f
7,062t
5,081t
2,003t
7,084f
27,933*
6,699*
34,632*
38,647t
29,766f
68,413t
6,890f
4,035t
11,015+
5,245t
2,452t
7,697t
623,747t
68,213*
555,534t
709,559t
17,082*
695,477?
(3.52%)
(4.46%)
Total 	
(1.15%)
Special milk—
Retail                     ... .
(17.64%)
Wholesale   	
Total 	
(10.25%)
(17.10%)
Chocolate drink—
Retail       „	
(1.89%)
(5.94%)
Total _	
Buttermilk—■
Retail.	
(4.57%)
(11.34%)
(7.95%)
Total     	
(10.12%)
Skim-milk—
Retail    	
Wholesale  _  	
Total      -  	
Substandard cream—
Retail  .	
(68.18%)
(28.70%)
(53.86%)
(16.47%)
(8.25%)
Total          	
Table and sour cream—■
Retail    -    	
Wholesale.— _. -	
Total     —          	
(11.49%)
(21.47%)
(5.62%)
(10.61%)
Whipping cream—
Retail 	
(16.01%)
(4.37%)
Total                   _	
(8.67%)
Total sales (quarts)—
Retail  	
(6.92%)
(1.92%)
Total 	
(4.42%)
Total sales (units) —
Retail                               	
(7.46%)
(3.86%)
Total                  -	
(5.00%)
: Increase.
t Decrease. J J 12 BRITISH COLUMBIA
Table He.—Sales, Duncan Area, 1951 as Compared to 1950
Product
1950
1951
Increase or
Decrease
Standard milk—
Quarts
Quarts
Quarts
Retail                                  - 	
245,254
225,033
20,221+
(8.24%)
Wholesale    	
138,235
125,420
12,815+
(9.27%)
Total   -                                -	
383,489
350,453
33,036f
(8.61%)
Special milk—
Retail                                 	
158,267
128,448
29,819+
(18.84%)
Wholesale— - 	
2,099
13,036
10,937*
(521.05%)
Total  - -	
160,366
141,484
18,882+
(11.77%)
Chocolate drink—
Retail  —	
856
642
214+
(25.00%)
Wholesale  —-  	
2,069
3,974
1,905*
(92.07%)
Total   	
2,925
4,616
1,691*
(57.81%)
Buttermilk—
Retail    -        	
1,342
2,151
809*
(60.28%)
Wholesale -  -  ■  	
521
362
159+
(30.52%)
Total    .- 	
1,863
2,513
650*
(34.89%)
Skim-milk—
Retail   	
180
3,214
180*
3,214*
Total
3,394
3,394*
Substandard cream—
Retail   — —	
1,919
2,355
436*
(22.72%)
4,975
4,843
132+
(2.65%)
Total 	
6,894
7,198
304*
(4.41%)
Table and sour cream—
Retail-      	
1,317
1,152
165+
(12.53%)
Wholesale  __	
5,318
5,274
44+
(0.83%)
Total     -	
6,635
6,426
209+
(3.15%)
Whipping cream—
Retail 	
1,703
1,255
448+
(26.31%)
Wholesale 	
2,701
2,585
116+
(4.29%)
Total     	
4,404
3,840
564+
(12.81%)
Total sales (quarts) —
Retail   -   	
410,658
361,216
49,442+
(12.04%)
Wholesale  - - -	
155,918
158,708
2,790*
(1.79%)
Total - —     -	
566,576
519,924
46,652+
(8.23%)
Total sales (units)—
Retail   	
425,043
373,302
51,741+
(12.17%)
Wholesale  -	
190,352
192,298
1,946*
(1.02%)
Total         - -	
615,395
565,600
49,795+
(8.09%)
Increase.
■ Decrease. REPORT OF THE MILK BOARD,  1951
Table IId.—Sales, Nanaimo Area, 1951 as Compared to 1950
JJ 13
Product
1950
1951
Increase or Decrease
Standard milk—
Retail _	
Wholesale 	
Total  	
Special milk—
Retail-	
Wholesale	
Total 	
Chocolate drink—
Retail. ._	
Wholesale —	
Total -
Buttermilk—
Retail 	
Wholesale 	
Total 	
Skim-milk—
Retail  	
Wholesale	
Total -	
Substandard cream—
Retail 	
Wholesale 	
Total-  	
Table and sour cream—
Retail.	
Wholesale—	
Total —	
Whipping cream—
Retail __	
Wholesale 	
Total	
Total sales (quarts) —
Retail 	
Wholesale	
Total 	
Total sales (units) —
Retail 	
Wholesale 	
Total - 	
Quarts
1,056,180
477,910
1,534,090
222,669
14,275
236,944
10,051
30,917
40,968
2,930
698
3,628
921
1,427
2,348
4,638
31,181
35,819
3,596
14,552
18,148
6,844
7,174
14,018
1,307,829
578,134
1,885,963
1,357,475
688,841
2,046,316
Quarts
1,097,477
449,587
1,547,064
161,517
4,585
166,102
5,188
35,957
41,145
3,500
1,323
4,823
4,267
2,573
6,840
4,231
33,719
37,950
2,444
12,374
14,818
4,914
7,481
12,395
1,283,538
547,599
1,831,137
1,319,671
655,845
1,975,516
Quarts
41,297*
28,323+
12,974*
(3.91%)
(5.93%)
(0.85%)
61,152+
9,690+
70,842+
(27.46%)
(67.88%)
(29.90%)
4,863+
5,040*
177*
(4.84%)
(16.30%)
(0.43%)
570*
625*
1,195*
(19.45%)
(89.54%)
(32.94%)
3.346*
1,146*
4,492*
(36.33%)
(80.31%)
(191.30%)
407+
2,538*
2,131*
(8.77%)
(8.14%)
(5.95%)
1,152+
2,178+
3,330+
(32.04%)
(14.97%)
(18.35%)
1,930+
307*
1,623+
(28.20%)
(4.28%)
(11.58%)
24,291 +
30,535+
54,826+
(1.86%)
(5.28%)
(2.91%)
37,804+
32,996t
70,800+
(2.78%)
(4.79%)
(3.46%)
* Increase. + Decrease.
Table III.—Pick-up Prices for Dairy Feeds at Vancouver, B.C.
Dec. 31,
1948
June 30,
1949
Dec. 31,
1949
Dec. 31,
1950
Dec. 31,
1951
Bran  	
Shorts - -	
Wheat (Grade 5)-	
Barley   -
Ground barley  -
Oats -     	
Ground oats. —	
Dairy feed (16%)	
Oil-cake meal 	
Cocoanut-meal	
Alfalfa-meal —-	
Alfalfa hay (first cut)	
Alfalfa hay (second cut)..
Local mixed hay	
Per Ton
$55.00
58.00
71.00
52.00
54.00
53.00
55.00
61.00
89.00
69.00
59.00
39.00
42.00
37.00
Per Ton
$62.00
63.00
71.00
57.00
59.00
54.00
56.00
62.00
89.00
69.00
59.00
39.00
42.00
26.00
!
Per Ton
'$56.00
58.00
69.00
65.00
67.00
55.00
57.00
63.00
89.00
67.00
59.00
39.00
42.00
29.00
Per Ton
$52.00
54.00
63.00
67.00
69.00
68.00
70.00
67.00
99.00
77.00
59.00
44.00
47.00
34.00
Per Ton
$67.00
69.00
70.00
72.00
74.00
69.00
71.00
81.00
114.00
59.00
56.00
41.00
* Reference: Markets Bulletin, British Columbia Department of Agriculture. JJ 14 BRITISH COLUMBIA
Table IV.—Milk Prices across Canada, February 1st, 1952
Market
Producer
Rate1
Differential
Consumer
Rate2
Halifax, N.S..
Sydney, N.S..	
Saint John, N.B..
Montreal, P.Q	
Toronto, Ont	
Winnipeg, Man...
Regina, Sask	
Saskatoon, Sask.
Calgary, Alta	
Edmonton, Alta..
Vancouver, B.C.Victoria, B.C..	
$4.243
4.844
5.09
4.85
4.50
4.73 Vz
4.25"
4.153
4.754
1.17s 7
1.35* ■>
4.84
4.84
5.03
5.90
3(f
3(
3*
3(?
3*
3Vzt
St
St
5c
St
St
It
It
2Wit
22c
2lts
20?
22*
20?
19?3
20? 4
19?
2\t
20?
22?
24?
1 One hundred pounds of milk of 3.5 per cent butter-fat content.
2 Home-delivered rate per quart for standard milk.
3 Summer rate.
4 Winter rate.
5 As at October 1st, 1951.
6 Add 10 cents per 100 pounds for Grades 1 and 2 milk.
7 Rate a pound of butter-fat.
VICTORIA, B.C.
Printed by Don McDiarmid, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty
1952
545-252-3458  

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