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Publication - Statistics Publication

Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture, 2016

Published: 14 Jun 2016
ISBN:
9781786522276

Presents an overall picture of Scottish agriculture using data from the various agricultural surveys that RESAS manage.

175 page PDF

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175 page PDF

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Contents
Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture, 2016
Table C8 Number of livestock for each United Kingdom country, June 2015

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Table C8 Number of livestock for each United Kingdom country, June 2015

Number

  Scotland England Wales Northern Ireland United Kingdom
Cattle:
Dairy Cows (1) 175,734 1,161,798 246,331 311,520 1,895,383
Other Female Dairy Cattle 102,287 557,159 124,159 147,633 931,238
Beef Cows (2) 436,766 712,552 166,692 260,325 1,576,335
Other Female Beef Cattle 272,779 623,049 125,060 193,968 1,214,856
Male Cattle 274,789 760,794 134,843 217,987 1,388,413
Calves 543,631 1,569,401 321,894 477,418 2,912,344
Total cattle (3) 1,805,986 5,384,753 1,118,979 1,608,851 9,918,569
Sheep:
Ewes for breeding 2,588,174 5,902,345 4,742,901 814,332 14,047,752
Rams for service 87,121 186,223 107,167 27,440 407,951
Other sheep one year old and over for breeding 697,419 1,154,232 : 124,312 1,975,963
Others (4) 99,002 182,361 77,854 17,792 377,009
Lambs 3,229,660 7,716,402 4,576,055 1,005,798 16,527,915
Total sheep 6,701,376 15,141,563 9,503,977 1,989,674 33,336,590
Pigs:
Female breeding herd: Total 30,834 327,982 3,232 45,611 407,659
Gilts 50kg and over for breeding 6,783 71,975 473 5,556 84,787
Boars for service 856 12,888 328 824 14,896
Barren Sows for fattening 767 : 203 560 1,530
Other pigs: 20kg and over (5) 190,776 2,421,876 15,975 : :
Under 20kg 87,732 991,621 5,084 : :
Total 278,508 3,413,497 21,059 517,187 4,230,251
Total pigs 317,748 3,826,342 25,295 569,738 4,739,123
Poultry:
Fowls in laying flock: Hens in 1st laying season 4,324,409 : : : :
Moulted hens 45,169 : : : :
Total (6) 4,369,578 : 1,553,055 3,174,081 :
Pullets being reared for laying 1,740,903 : 71,069 908,039 :
Total fowls for laying 6,110,481 25,181,300 1,624,124 4,082,120 :
Fowls for breeding 1,189,183 7,426,439 1,490,422 2,404,924 12,510,968
Total laying and breeding fowls 7,299,664 32,607,739 3,114,546 6,487,044 49,508,993
Broilers/other table fowls 5,669,826 82,585,274 4,527,414 14,273,090 107,055,604
Other poultry (7) 85,678 10,240,096 202,962 485,602 11,014,338
Total poultry 13,055,168 125,433,109 7,844,922 21,245,736 167,578,935
Goats and kids 4,751 82,033 10,132 3,784 100,700
Deer 7,236 20,138 994 2,319 30,687
Horses:
Horses used in agriculture or horticulture 1,006 : : : :
All other horses and ponies 35,402 : : : :
Total horses 36,408 184,916 50,414 11,048 282,786
Camelids:
Alpacas 1,263 10,710 : : :
Llamas 409 1,982 : : :
Other camelids 106 : : : :
Total camelids 1,778 : : : :
Beehives 4,901 : : : :
Other livestock 1,405 6,566 : : :

(1) Female dairy cattle aged 2 years old and over with offspring.

(2) Female beef cattle aged 2 years old and over with offspring.

(3) In Scotland, England and Wales data is obtained from the Cattle Tracing System and in Northern Ireland data from the Animal and Public Health Information System is used.

(4) Includes draft and cast ewes, and wethers in England and Wales.

(5) Includes barren sows for fattening in England.

(6) Figure for England includes pullets being reared for laying.

(7) Includes turkeys, ducks, geese and guinea fowl. Includes osteriches in England and Wales.

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