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 11,704 Show data context 14,895 Show data context 18,048 Show data context
1871 11,560 Show data context 16,295 Show data context 18,990 Show data context
1877 11,535 Show data context 16,271 Show data context 17,170 Show data context
1884 12,354 Show data context 17,356 Show data context 20,571 Show data context
1885 12,310 Show data context 17,153 Show data context 20,943 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, Angus ScoCnty 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: 24th May 2022