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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 5 Number of poultry, 2006 to 2016

30 page PDF

818.7kB

Table 5 Number of poultry, 2006 to 2016

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 % Change between 2015 & 2016
Fowls for producing eggs for eating
Pullets & hens in the laying flock:
- Hens in first laying season 3,099,396 3,187,669 3,021,831 3,083,474 3,819,339 3,952,681 3,813,267 3,571,694 4,455,178 4,769,148 4,846,722 1.6%
- Moulted hens 37,919 44,671 39,100 46,110 44,040 41,682 42,227 43,511 43,516 43,244 45,288 4.7%
Pullets being reared for laying 947,183 1,114,577 759,142 1,149,717 1,605,772 1,330,404 1,412,285 1,385,991 967,221 1,785,675 1,616,152 -9.5%
Total 4,084,497 4,346,917 3,820,073 4,279,301 5,469,151 5,324,767 5,267,779 5,001,196 5,465,915 6,598,067 6,508,162 -1.4%
Fowls for breeding
Breeding hens 1,737,734 1,154,501 1,165,922 1,026,827 924,492 1,263,033 878,033 1,215,233 937,916 963,433 1,019,624 5.8%
Cocks 107,633 109,842 123,630 108,861 101,351 143,496 94,324 136,513 123,376 127,043 126,939 -0.1%
Total 1,845,367 1,264,343 1,289,552 1,135,688 1,025,843 1,406,529 972,357 1,351,746 1,061,292 1,090,476 1,146,563 5.1%
Broilers and other table birds 7,210,040 8,139,412 8,027,373 7,698,459 8,146,495 7,483,899 8,725,482 7,740,664 5,295,250 5,605,893 6,674,880 19.1%
Other Poultry ( e.g. turkeys, ducks, geese) 70,157 34,541 46,931 58,168 57,192 72,450 92,020 93,773 88,474 120,824 89,295 -26.1%
Total poultry 13,210,060 13,785,214 13,183,929 13,171,616 14,698,681 14,287,645 15,057,638 14,187,379 11,910,931 13,415,260 14,418,900 7.5%

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