Generalised Pig Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Generalised Pig Categories 1961
Breeding Sows 200 Show data context
Piglets (Aged under 5 months) 975 Show data context
All Other Pigs 176 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This set of three generalised categories is similar to those used for sheep, but can only be reconstructed for 1940 onwards. By identifying breeding sowes, piglets under 5 months and all other pigs we have approximate measures of the breeding stock and the productivity of that stock.

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10091962/cube/AGCEN_PIGS_GEN

Date accessed: 22nd November 2017