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 7,184 Show data context 9,221 Show data context 12,360 Show data context
Boars for service 363 Show data context 445 Show data context 602 Show data context
Other Pigs 54,078 Show data context 72,980 Show data context 83,802 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, Somerset 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: 22nd September 2019