Ages of fowls (chickens) as recorded by the Agricultural Census

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Agricultural Census Categories of Fowl in 1950 1961
Fowls over six months 58,898 Show data context
Fowls under six months 54,042 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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In 1940 and 1950, the Agricultural Census divided fowls (chickens) into birds aged over and under six months. Later censuses further classified birds under six months based on intended use, but we have re-classified the later data to this simpler system.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Caithness ScoCnty through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Ages of fowls (chickens) as recorded by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th November 2017