Types of pig as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Pig Categories for 1950-51 1950
Sows in pig 2,246 Show data context
Gilts in pig 1,052 Show data context
Other Sows for breeding 1,419 Show data context
Barren Sows for fattening 112 Show data context
Boars for service 346 Show data context
Young boars being reared for service 200 Show data context
All other pigs: Over five months 9,693 Show data context
All other pigs: Two to five months 9,778 Show data context
All other pigs: Under two months 8,269 Show data context
Date: Source:
1950 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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In 1950, unlike both 1940 and 1960, the Agricultural Census identified 'Young boars being reared for service'. The categories are otherwise identical.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Berkshire AdmC through time | Agriculture & Land Use Statistics | Types of pig as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 02nd September 2014