Generalised Cattle Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Generalised Cattle Categories 1900 1901 1910
Dairy Cows 70,723 Show data context 71,501 Show data context 75,809 Show data context
Beef Cattle 47,200 Show data context 47,197 Show data context 46,312 Show data context
Calves under 1 25,686 Show data context 25,014 Show data context 24,585 Show data context
Date: Source:
1900 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This set of three generalised categories was suggested by Dr. John Chapman (University of Portsmouth) and creates a broad distinction between dairy and beef cattle, plus calves aged under one. Data from 1900 onwards have been re-classified in this way.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Derbyshire AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Generalised Cattle Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10107301/cube/AGCEN_CATTLE_GEN

Date accessed: 18th November 2019