Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Cows and Heifers in Milk or in Calf Other, 2 years and above Other, under 2 years
1870 16,311 Show data context 8,434 Show data context 12,096 Show data context
1871 15,899 Show data context 7,645 Show data context 12,110 Show data context
1877 16,708 Show data context 9,792 Show data context 13,788 Show data context
1884 17,680 Show data context 7,577 Show data context 16,771 Show data context
1885 17,811 Show data context 7,604 Show data context 17,561 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1885 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Between 1866 and 1891 the Agricultural Census divided cattle into these three categories. In 1866, the first category was listed simply as 'Cows'.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Ross and Cromarty ScoCnty through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10085172/cube/AGCEN_CATTLE_1866

Date accessed: 20th October 2019