Types of pig as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Sows in pig Gilts in pig Other Sows for breeding Barren Sows for fattening Boars for service All other pigs: Over five months All other pigs: Two to five months All other pigs: Under two months
1940 10,777 Show data context 2,066 Show data context 5,513 Show data context 1,865 Show data context 1,104 Show data context 34,506 Show data context 78,406 Show data context 29,209 Show data context
1960 12,860 Show data context 3,131 Show data context 6,359 Show data context 579 Show data context 1,312 Show data context 26,799 Show data context 80,171 Show data context 45,467 Show data context
1961 13,449 Show data context 4,909 Show data context 7,223 Show data context 622 Show data context 1,422 Show data context 25,656 Show data context 79,881 Show data context 50,442 Show data context
1970 18,956 Show data context 5,489 Show data context 9,516 Show data context 828 Show data context 1,811 Show data context 38,526 Show data context 109,793 Show data context 74,100 Show data context
Date: Source:
1940 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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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, Devon AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of pig as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 13th August 2022