Generalised Cattle Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Generalised Cattle Categories 1900 1901 1910
Dairy Cows 48,145 Show data context 48,496 Show data context 49,907 Show data context
Beef Cattle 62,474 Show data context 64,208 Show data context 63,475 Show data context
Calves under 1 37,720 Show data context 37,680 Show data context 38,893 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, Cumberland 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/10193825/cube/AGCEN_CATTLE_GEN

Date accessed: 15th October 2019