Generalised Cattle Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Dairy Cows Beef Cattle Calves under 1
1920 17,626 Show data context 32,142 Show data context 11,473 Show data context
1930 18,868 Show data context 29,473 Show data context 12,824 Show data context
1931 19,551 Show data context 25,314 Show data context 13,741 Show data context
1940 20,351 Show data context 33,754 Show data context 14,827 Show data context
1950 22,258 Show data context 34,789 Show data context 16,879 Show data context
1960 11,240 Show data context 43,664 Show data context 19,209 Show data context
1961 11,508 Show data context 44,595 Show data context 18,388 Show data context
1970 10,452 Show data context 26,921 Show data context 17,017 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1970 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, Parts of Kesteven AdmC 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/10134821/cube/AGCEN_CATTLE_GEN

Date accessed: 20th January 2020