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Publication - Statistics Publication

Results from the June 2016 Scottish Agriculture Census

Published: 25 Oct 2016
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786525628

Statistics regarding the area of crops and other farmland, livestock, agriculture workforce and rented farmland, for Scotland in 2016.

66 page PDF

1.9MB

66 page PDF

1.9MB

Contents
Results from the June 2016 Scottish Agriculture Census
Appendix of tables

66 page PDF

1.9MB

Appendix of tables

Final Results of the June 2016 Agricultural Census together with June results for the years 2006 to 2015 for comparison

Table 3. Number of cattle, 2006 to 2016: Data obtained from Cattle Tracing Scheme

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Percentage change between 2015 & 2016
Female Dairy Cattle
Female dairy cattle aged 1-2 48,500 47,056 46,663 47,242 50,747 51,632 52,564 54,888 55,810 55,290 59,066 6.8%
Female dairy cattle aged 2 and over
- with offspring
182,654 181,317 174,889 168,833 167,623 164,018 166,781 165,672 169,716 175,734 175,194 -0.3%
Female dairy cattle aged 2 and over
- without offspring
57,449 51,764 50,987 49,429 47,613 49,438 46,651 45,313 48,760 46,997 42,161 -10.3%
Total Female Dairy Cattle 288,603 280,137 272,539 265,504 265,983 265,088 265,996 265,873 274,286 278,021 276,421 -0.6%
Female Beef Cattle
Female beef cattle aged 1-2 224,455 222,891 214,273 213,025 204,043 199,840 200,005 195,113 190,487 190,065 193,436 1.8%
Female beef cattle aged 2 and over
- with offspring
495,016 483,389 472,554 458,168 468,413 471,281 461,684 446,939 436,526 436,766 436,640 0.0%
Female beef cattle aged 2 and over
- without offspring
88,687 89,637 89,733 90,524 96,156 85,204 80,669 83,928 86,256 82,714 80,961 -2.1%
Total Female Beef Cattle 808,158 795,917 776,560 761,717 768,612 756,325 742,358 725,980 713,269 709,545 711,037 0.2%
Male Cattle
Male cattle aged 1-2 233,521 228,419 218,918 217,114 214,904 210,937 208,971 204,499 201,395 200,328 203,292 1.5%
Male cattle aged 2 and over 78,388 80,090 75,986 75,580 79,962 69,465 68,245 69,838 77,770 74,461 69,014 -7.3%
Total Male Cattle 311,909 308,509 294,904 292,694 294,866 280,402 277,216 274,337 279,165 274,789 272,306 -0.9%
Calves
Female dairy cattle under 1 48,133 47,868 48,365 52,146 52,736 53,791 56,056 56,953 57,054 60,706 59,320 -2.3%
Female beef cattle under 1 255,647 251,957 245,423 230,487 230,110 232,905 229,360 217,229 214,818 221,166 222,708 0.7%
Male cattle under 1 286,526 280,500 272,590 266,511 271,618 270,291 269,133 256,950 254,764 261,759 262,437 0.3%
Total Calves 590,306 580,325 566,378 549,144 554,464 556,987 554,549 531,132 526,636 543,631 544,465 0.2%
Total Cattle ( CTS) 1,998,976 1,964,888 1,910,381 1,869,059 1,883,925 1,858,802 1,840,119 1,797,322 1,793,356 1,805,986 1,804,229 -0.1%

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