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 99,003 Show data context
Cows in Calf but not in Milk 17,576 Show data context
Heifers in calf with first calf 21,869 Show data context
Bulls for Service 3,033 Show data context
Bulls (including Bull Calves) being reared for service 1,097 Show data context
Other Cattle: Two years and above: Male 16,367 Show data context
Other Cattle: Two years and above: Female 26,200 Show data context
Other Cattle: One year and under two: Male 35,189 Show data context
Other Cattle: One year and under two: Female 53,732 Show data context
Other Cattle: Under one year 83,543 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, Devon 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: 25th May 2022