Types of poultry as recorded by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Fowls Ducks Geese Turkeys
1885 874,882 Show data context 206,136 Show data context 234,146 Show data context 57,459 Show data context
1930 3,602,514 Show data context 293,100 Show data context 149,550 Show data context 93,982 Show data context
1931 3,804,159 Show data context 289,698 Show data context 137,781 Show data context 79,465 Show data context
1940 3,486,984 Show data context 187,424 Show data context 131,806 Show data context 78,345 Show data context
1961 4,133,468 Show data context 54,697 Show data context 58,016 Show data context 196,202 Show data context
Date: Source:
1885 - 1961 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,


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The agricultural census recorded the numbers of each species of poultry between 1930 and 1960.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wales Dep through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of poultry as recorded by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th June 2019