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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Agricultural Census: June 2017

Published: 11 Oct 2017
Part of:
Farming and rural, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788512862

Statistics on farming in Scotland.

67 page PDF

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67 page PDF

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Contents
Scottish Agricultural Census: June 2017
Table 3. Number of cattle, 2007 to 2017: Data obtained from Cattle Tracing Scheme

67 page PDF

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Table 3. Number of cattle, 2007 to 2017: Data obtained from Cattle Tracing Scheme

Final Results of the June 2017 Agricultural Census together with June results for the years 2007 to 2016 for comparison

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Percentage
change between
2016 & 2017
Female Dairy Cattle
Female dairy cattle aged 1-2 47,056 46,663 47,242 50,747 51,632 52,564 54,888 55,810 55,290 59,066 58,284 -1.3%
Female dairy cattle aged 2 and over - with offspring 181,317 174,889 168,833 167,623 164,018 166,781 165,672 169,716 175,734 175,194 174,442 -0.4%
Female dairy cattle aged 2 and over - without offspring 51,764 50,987 49,429 47,613 49,438 46,651 45,313 48,760 46,997 42,161 42,014 -0.3%
Total Female Dairy Cattle 280,137 272,539 265,504 265,983 265,088 265,996 265,873 274,286 278,021 276,421 274,740 -0.6%
Female Beef Cattle
Female beef cattle aged 1-2 222,891 214,273 213,025 204,043 199,840 200,005 195,113 190,487 190,065 193,436 193,031 -0.2%
Female beef cattle aged 2 and over - with offspring 483,389 472,554 458,168 468,413 471,281 461,684 446,939 436,526 436,766 436,640 432,812 -0.9%
Female beef cattle aged 2 and over - without offspring 89,637 89,733 90,524 96,156 85,204 80,669 83,928 86,256 82,714 80,961 78,501 -3.0%
Total Female Beef Cattle 795,917 776,560 761,717 768,612 756,325 742,358 725,980 713,269 709,545 711,037 704,344 -0.9%
Male Cattle
Male cattle aged 1-2 228,419 218,918 217,114 214,904 210,937 208,971 204,499 201,395 200,328 203,292 198,856 -2.2%
Male cattle aged 2 and over 80,090 75,986 75,580 79,962 69,465 68,245 69,838 77,770 74,461 69,014 64,888 -6.0%
Total Male Cattle 308,509 294,904 292,694 294,866 280,402 277,216 274,337 279,165 274,789 272,306 263,744 -3.1%
Calves
Female dairy cattle under 1 47,868 48,365 52,146 52,736 53,791 56,056 56,953 57,054 60,706 59,320 55,892 -5.8%
Female beef cattle under 1 251,957 245,423 230,487 230,110 232,905 229,360 217,229 214,818 221,166 222,708 224,628 0.9%
Male cattle under 1 280,500 272,590 266,511 271,618 270,291 269,133 256,950 254,764 261,759 262,437 258,357 -1.6%
Total Calves 580,325 566,378 549,144 554,464 556,987 554,549 531,132 526,636 543,631 544,465 538,877 -1.0%
Total Cattle ( CTS) 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 1,781,705 -1.2%

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