Types of pig as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Sows in pig Gilts in pig Other Sows for breeding Barren Sows for fattening Boars for service All other pigs: Over five months All other pigs: Two to five months All other pigs: Under two months
1940 2,130 Show data context 915 Show data context 1,361 Show data context 326 Show data context 280 Show data context 9,359 Show data context 13,335 Show data context 8,061 Show data context
1960 2,097 Show data context 1,009 Show data context 1,265 Show data context 108 Show data context 245 Show data context 6,128 Show data context 13,603 Show data context 8,698 Show data context
1961 2,666 Show data context 929 Show data context 1,313 Show data context 93 Show data context 261 Show data context 5,747 Show data context 14,768 Show data context 9,838 Show data context
1970 4,348 Show data context 1,559 Show data context 2,013 Show data context 89 Show data context 314 Show data context 10,730 Show data context 30,290 Show data context 18,554 Show data context
Date: Source:
1940 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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From 1940 onwards, the Agricultural Census broke down both numbers of sows and numbers of other pigs.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Parts of Kesteven AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of pig as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd January 2020