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 7,086 Show data context 3,802 Show data context 8,843 Show data context
1871 7,084 Show data context 3,074 Show data context 9,107 Show data context
1877 7,398 Show data context 3,316 Show data context 10,364 Show data context
1884 6,733 Show data context 2,827 Show data context 9,631 Show data context
1885 7,040 Show data context 3,191 Show data context 9,799 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, Caithness 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/10091962/cube/AGCEN_CATTLE_1866

Date accessed: 17th November 2017