Types of pig as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Pig Categories for 1940-41 1961
Sows in pig 606 Show data context
Gilts in pig 192 Show data context
Other Sows for breeding 225 Show data context
Barren Sows for fattening 43 Show data context
Boars for service 86 Show data context
All other pigs: Over five months 1,123 Show data context
All other pigs: Two to five months 3,139 Show data context
All other pigs: Under two months 2,299 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish 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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Date accessed: 08th August 2022