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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.

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175 page PDF

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Contents
Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture, 2016
Table C9 Number of livestock by Less Favoured Area (1) category, June 2015

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Table C9 Number of livestock by Less Favoured Area (1) category, June 2015

Number

  LFA (1) Non-LFA Total
Cattle:
Dairy Cows (2) 120,568 55,166 175,734
Other Female Dairy Cattle 70,241 32,046 102,287
Beef Cows (3) 349,666 87,100 436,766
Other Female Beef Cattle 184,667 88,112 272,779
Male Cattle 159,155 115,634 274,789
Calves 410,185 133,446 543,631
Total cattle (4) 1,294,482 511,504 1,805,986
Sheep:
Ewes for breeding 2,345,008 243,166 2,588,174
Rams for service 77,481 9,640 87,121
Other sheep one year old and over for breeding 627,620 69,799 697,419
Others (5) 84,567 14,435 99,002
Lambs 2,851,583 378,077 3,229,660
Total sheep 5,986,259 715,117 6,701,376
Pigs:
Female breeding herd: Total 5,791 25,043 30,834
Gilts 50kg and over for breeding 1,136 5,647 6,783
Boars for service 316 540 856
Barren sows for fattening 325 442 767
Other pigs: 20kg and over 36,375 154,401 190,776
Under 20kg 14,805 72,927 87,732
Total 51,180 227,328 278,508
Total pigs 58,748 259,000 317,748
Poultry:
Fowls in laying flock: Hens in 1st laying season 1,628,891 2,695,518 4,324,409
Moulted hens 32,081 13,088 45,169
Total 1,660,972 2,708,606 4,369,578
Pullets being reared for laying 314,582 1,426,321 1,740,903
Fowls for breeding 330,914 858,269 1,189,183
Broilers and other table fowls 538,975 5,130,851 5,669,826
Other poultry (6) 67,362 18,316 85,678
Total poultry 2,912,805 10,142,363 13,055,168
Goats and kids 3,108 1,643 4,751
Deer 5,822 1,414 7,236
Donkeys 670 595 1,265
Horses:
Horses used in agriculture or horticulture 570 436 1,006
All other horses and ponies 19,802 15,600 35,402
Total horses 20,372 16,036 36,408
Camelids:
Alpacas 745 518 1,263
Llamas c c 409
Other camelids c c 106
Total camelids 1,017 761 1,778
Beehives 1,785 3,116 4,901

(1) A holding is classified as LFA if 50% or more of its land is assessed as being disadvantaged or severely disadvantaged for subsidy purposes.

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

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

(4) Cattle kept by landless keepers included in LFA figures.

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

(6) Includes turkeys, ducks, geese and guinea fowl.

c data suppressed to prevent disclosure of individual holdings.


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