Generalised Cattle Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Generalised Cattle Categories 1900 1901 1910
Dairy Cows 24,096 Show data context 24,867 Show data context 24,951 Show data context
Beef Cattle 23,637 Show data context 24,927 Show data context 25,419 Show data context
Calves under 1 19,875 Show data context 20,432 Show data context 20,478 Show data context
Date: Source:
1900 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This set of three generalised categories was suggested by Dr. John Chapman (University of Portsmouth) and creates a broad distinction between dairy and beef cattle, plus calves aged under one. Data from 1900 onwards have been re-classified in this way.

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

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Date accessed: 16th August 2018