Types of pig as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Pig Categories for 1950-51 1950
Sows in pig 8,331 Show data context
Gilts in pig 3,674 Show data context
Other Sows for breeding 4,782 Show data context
Barren Sows for fattening 325 Show data context
Boars for service 1,085 Show data context
Young boars being reared for service 350 Show data context
All other pigs: Over five months 28,878 Show data context
All other pigs: Two to five months 43,531 Show data context
All other pigs: Under two months 30,636 Show data context
Date: Source:
1950 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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In 1950, unlike both 1940 and 1960, the Agricultural Census identified 'Young boars being reared for service'. The categories are otherwise identical.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Norfolk AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of pig as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10173024/cube/AGCEN_PIGS_1950

Date accessed: 22nd September 2019