Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Cows and Heifers in Milk or in Calf Other, 2 years and above Other, under 2 years
1870 43,141 Show data context 12,977 Show data context 27,243 Show data context
1871 44,353 Show data context 13,284 Show data context 30,551 Show data context
1877 44,659 Show data context 14,870 Show data context 30,075 Show data context
1884 44,689 Show data context 13,757 Show data context 35,771 Show data context
1885 46,126 Show data context 14,762 Show data context 34,207 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1885 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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Ayrshire ScoCnty through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th June 2021