Ages & usage of fowls (chickens) as recorded by the Agricultural Census

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Agricultural Census Categories of Fowl in 1960 1961
Over six months 806,347 Show data context
Under 6 months, for breeding or eggs 735,364 Show data context
Under 6 months, broilers 598,899 Show data context
Under 6 months, table poultry other than broilers 59,380 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,


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In 1960, the Agricultural Census divided fowls (chickens) into birds aged over and under six months, and then further divided birds under six months by use.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wiltshire AdmC through time | Agriculture & Land Use Statistics | Ages & usage of fowls (chickens) as recorded by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th July 2024