Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Cattle Categories for 1940-41 1940
Cows and Heifers in Milk 49,050 Show data context
Cows in Calf but not in Milk 8,039 Show data context
Heifers in calf with first calf 15,200 Show data context
Bulls for Service 2,257 Show data context
Bulls (including Bull Calves) being reared for service 1,243 Show data context
Other Cattle: Two years and above: Male 1,792 Show data context
Other Cattle: Two years and above: Female 5,567 Show data context
Other Cattle: One year and under two: Male 2,125 Show data context
Other Cattle: One year and under two: Female 14,381 Show data context
Other Cattle: Under one year 18,191 Show data context
Date: Source:
1940 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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In 1940 the Agricultural Census divided cattle into these ten categories.

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

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Date accessed: 03rd August 2021