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 131,783 Show data context
Cows in Calf but not in Milk 24,633 Show data context
Heifers in calf with first calf 16,717 Show data context
Bulls for Service 3,829 Show data context
Bulls (including Bull Calves) being reared for service 2,255 Show data context
Other Cattle: Two years and above: Male 3,423 Show data context
Other Cattle: Two years and above: Female 21,886 Show data context
Other Cattle: One year and under two: Male 5,540 Show data context
Other Cattle: One year and under two: Female 32,043 Show data context
Other Cattle: Under one year 38,668 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, Lancashire 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: 22nd October 2019