Generalised Cattle Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Generalised Cattle Categories 1900 1901 1910
Dairy Cows 31,308 Show data context 30,984 Show data context 33,813 Show data context
Beef Cattle 31,275 Show data context 31,003 Show data context 33,544 Show data context
Calves under 1 12,600 Show data context 11,403 Show data context 14,903 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, Buckinghamshire 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: 24th October 2019