Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Cattle Categories for 1866-91 1871 1881 1891
Cows & Heifers in Milk or in Calf 49,332 Show data context 48,208 Show data context 62,222 Show data context
Other, 2 years & above 10,239 Show data context 14,094 Show data context 15,587 Show data context
Other, under 2 years 19,779 Show data context 24,687 Show data context 36,567 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1891 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Between 1866 and 1891 the Agricultural Census divided cattle into these three categories. In 1866, the first category was listed simply as 'Cows'.

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Date accessed: 23rd July 2024