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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

1.4MB

67 page PDF

1.4MB

Contents
Scottish Agricultural Census: June 2017
Table 4. Number of sheep, 2007 to 2017

67 page PDF

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Table 4. Number of sheep, 2007 to 2017

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
Ewes used for breeding in previous season 2,919,571 2,778,503 2,708,019 2,645,139 2,641,664 2,623,656 2,616,268 2,604,185 2,588,174 2,618,341 2,660,881 1.6%
Rams to be used for service 95,354 91,346 87,675 86,947 87,324 86,694 86,904 86,807 87,121 89,507 90,861 1.5%
Other sheep 1 year and over
For breeding 712,079 674,356 643,844 664,115 660,511 666,114 657,831 631,185 697,419 698,335 686,573 -1.7%
Other 93,934 82,491 82,048 89,199 85,554 87,668 104,711 99,935 99,002 99,869 132,853 33.0%
Total other sheep 1 year and over 806,013 756,847 725,892 753,314 746,065 753,782 762,542 731,120 796,421 798,204 819,426 2.7%
Lambs 3,677,279 3,477,992 3,399,841 3,269,391 3,326,133 3,271,842 3,105,263 3,270,509 3,229,660 3,320,064 3,413,989 2.8%
Total sheep 7,498,217 7,104,688 6,921,427 6,754,791 6,801,186 6,735,974 6,570,977 6,692,621 6,701,376 6,826,116 6,985,157 2.3%

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