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Results from the 2017 December Agricultural Survey

Published: 14 Mar 2018

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

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Results from the 2017 December Agricultural Survey
Table 5: Number of poultry, 2007 to 2017

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Table 5: Number of poultry, 2007 to 2017

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 % Change between
2016 & 2017
Fowls for producing eggs for eating
Pullets & hens in the laying flock:
- Hens in first laying season 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 5,427,749 12.0%
- Moulted hens 44,671 39,100 46,110 44,040 41,682 42,227 43,511 43,516 43,244 45,288 43,721 -3.5%
Pullets being reared for laying 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 1,172,965 -27.4%
Total 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 6,644,435 2.1%
Fowls for breeding
Breeding hens 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 1,148,637 12.7%
Cocks 109,842 123,630 108,861 101,351 143,496 94,324 136,513 123,376 127,043 126,939 119,781 -5.6%
Total 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 1,268,418 10.6%
Broilers and other table birds 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 6,328,168 -5.2%
Other Poultry ( e.g. turkeys, ducks, geese) 34,541 46,931 58,168 57,192 72,450 92,020 93,773 88,474 120,824 89,295 65,664 -26.5%
Total poultry 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 14,306,685 -0.8%

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