Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Cows and Heifers in Milk or in Calf Other, 2 years and above Other, under 2 years
1870 8,350 Show data context 13,182 Show data context 14,417 Show data context
1871 8,162 Show data context 14,500 Show data context 14,829 Show data context
1877 8,553 Show data context 14,156 Show data context 14,596 Show data context
1884 10,070 Show data context 15,297 Show data context 18,361 Show data context
1885 10,347 Show data context 14,658 Show data context 19,355 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1885 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Between 1866 and 1891 the Agricultural Census divided cattle into these three categories. In 1866, the first category was listed simply as 'Cows'.

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10190666/cube/AGCEN_CATTLE_1866

Date accessed: 20th July 2019