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 375,997 Show data context 254,536 Show data context 410,901 Show data context
1871 380,189 Show data context 257,477 Show data context 432,441 Show data context
1877 395,051 Show data context 271,555 Show data context 435,468 Show data context
1884 408,745 Show data context 248,089 Show data context 479,770 Show data context
1885 419,210 Show data context 260,505 Show data context 496,289 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, Scotland Dep 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/10107260/cube/AGCEN_CATTLE_1866

Date accessed: 21st May 2019