Generalised Cattle Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Generalised Cattle Categories 1931 1961
Dairy Cows 13,276 Show data context 8,351 Show data context
Beef Cattle 12,535 Show data context 20,897 Show data context
Calves under 1 9,958 Show data context 11,655 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 - 1961 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, Merionethshire AdmC 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: 21st September 2019