Types of pig as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Sows in pig Gilts in pig Other Sows for breeding Barren Sows for fattening Boars for service All other pigs: Over five months All other pigs: Two to five months All other pigs: Under two months
1940 6,554 Show data context 1,494 Show data context 3,599 Show data context 1,693 Show data context 645 Show data context 33,840 Show data context 55,920 Show data context 22,271 Show data context
1960 10,356 Show data context 3,795 Show data context 5,144 Show data context 692 Show data context 1,065 Show data context 28,056 Show data context 70,129 Show data context 39,124 Show data context
1961 11,183 Show data context 4,143 Show data context 5,727 Show data context 782 Show data context 1,124 Show data context 30,020 Show data context 73,042 Show data context 42,104 Show data context
1970 13,182 Show data context 4,132 Show data context 6,579 Show data context 509 Show data context 1,139 Show data context 30,353 Show data context 106,110 Show data context 55,445 Show data context
Date: Source:
1940 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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From 1940 onwards, the Agricultural Census broke down both numbers of sows and numbers of 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.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10073900/cube/AGCEN_PIGS_1940

Date accessed: 22nd September 2019