Types of pig as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Pig Categories for 1940-41 1961
Sows in pig 343,019 Show data context
Gilts in pig 133,400 Show data context
Other Sows for breeding 189,040 Show data context
Barren Sows for fattening 16,883 Show data context
Boars for service 39,132 Show data context
All other pigs: Over five months 816,384 Show data context
All other pigs: Two to five months 2,132,086 Show data context
All other pigs: Under two months 1,339,463 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 Great Britain Historical GIS Project

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From 1940 onwards, the Agricultural Census broke down both numbers of sows and numbers of other pigs.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Great Britain Dep 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/10090283/cube/AGCEN_PIGS_1940

Date accessed: 30th November 2020