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Publication - Statistics Publication

Results from the 2016 December agricultural survey

Published: 16 Mar 2017
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786528605

Annual agricultural survey based on data from larger agricultural holdings together with estimates for smaller farms.

30 page PDF

818.7kB

30 page PDF

818.7kB

Contents
Results from the 2016 December agricultural survey
Table 4 Number of pigs, 2006 to 2016

30 page PDF

818.7kB

Table 4 Number of pigs, 2006 to 2016

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 % Change between 2015 & 2016
Breeding herd
Sows in pig 31,597 27,923 23,476 23,001 27,048 22,378 17,874 18,408 21,172 26,502 26,789 1.1%
Gilts in pig 4,696 4,460 4,053 3,893 5,299 4,438 4,588 4,863 5,850 6,615 6,017 -9.0%
Other sows for breeding 7,886 6,420 5,650 4,872 6,315 5,346 5,661 5,226 6,178 4,160 4,992 20.0%
Total 44,179 38,804 33,179 31,766 38,662 32,162 28,123 28,497 33,200 37,277 37,798 1.4%
Barren sows for fattening 693 1,032 517 526 540 603 731 569 408 605 816 34.9%
Gilts 50kg and over, not in pig but expected to be used for breeding 4,474 4,117 4,114 4,227 5,112 5,063 5,149 5,906 5,503 6,891 4,905 -28.8%
Boars being used for service 1,393 1,360 1,194 1,248 1,524 1,307 1,150 1,201 1,018 961 964 0.3%
All other pigs
110kg liveweight and over 6,085 4,724 4,722 6,375 6,181 3,506 3,456 3,003 4,822 6,243 4,696 -24.8%
80kg and under 110kg liveweight 61,551 64,038 50,746 69,803 66,895 61,656 52,283 42,217 47,680 49,471 51,385 3.9%
50kg and under 80kg liveweight 103,631 98,842 78,629 85,187 91,385 85,145 70,684 59,089 63,074 63,239 68,834 8.8%
20kg and under 50kg liveweight 119,267 109,592 102,615 99,926 100,134 96,019 83,623 78,442 72,988 75,133 88,699 18.1%
Under 20kg liveweight 120,111 119,119 106,386 90,867 105,696 90,832 78,892 74,544 93,441 91,171 109,702 20.3%
Total 410,645 396,316 343,098 352,158 370,291 337,158 288,938 257,295 282,005 285,257 323,316 13.3%
Total pigs 461,385 441,629 382,102 389,925 416,129 376,293 324,091 293,468 322,134 330,991 367,799 11.1%

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