Types of pig as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Pig Categories for 1950-51 1950
Sows in pig 4,970 Show data context
Gilts in pig 1,863 Show data context
Other Sows for breeding 2,934 Show data context
Barren Sows for fattening 442 Show data context
Boars for service 557 Show data context
Young boars being reared for service 166 Show data context
All other pigs: Over five months 17,025 Show data context
All other pigs: Two to five months 27,216 Show data context
All other pigs: Under two months 15,617 Show data context
Date: Source:
1950 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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In 1950, unlike both 1940 and 1960, the Agricultural Census identified 'Young boars being reared for service'. The categories are otherwise identical.

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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: 10th August 2022