Generalised Cattle Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Generalised Cattle Categories 1900 1901 1910
Dairy Cows 127,321 Show data context 130,678 Show data context 127,700 Show data context
Beef Cattle 100,983 Show data context 101,969 Show data context 102,228 Show data context
Calves under 1 43,618 Show data context 43,979 Show data context 43,302 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, West Riding Riding through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Generalised Cattle Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10186134/cube/AGCEN_CATTLE_GEN

Date accessed: 13th November 2019