Types of pig as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Pig Categories for 1920-30 1920 1930 1931
Sows kept for Breeding 5,915 Show data context 6,995 Show data context 8,770 Show data context
Boars for service 404 Show data context 420 Show data context 522 Show data context
Other Pigs 52,632 Show data context 62,412 Show data context 70,648 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Between 1920 and 1930, the Agricultural Census distinguished breeding sows and boars for service from all other pigs.

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

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Date accessed: 01st December 2021