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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 5. Number of pigs, 2007 to 2017

67 page PDF

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Table 5. Number of pigs, 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
Breeding herd
Sows in pig 30,114 26,738 24,026 25,620 24,179 20,712 19,064 20,690 21,001 21,778 22,337 2.6%
Gilts in pig 3,830 3,530 3,069 5,681 5,253 5,376 5,459 4,568 4,933 4,432 5,098 15.0%
Other sows 6,231 6,671 6,150 7,625 6,906 5,793 4,261 4,970 4,900 4,748 4,609 -2.9%
Total breeding herd 40,175 36,939 33,245 38,926 36,338 31,881 28,784 30,228 30,834 30,958 32,044 3.5%
Barren sows for fattening 762 709 495 552 735 941 668 610 767 708 669 -5.5%
Gilts 50 kg & over to be used for breeding 6,136 3,883 5,478 6,415 5,163 5,265 5,418 5,007 6,783 4,239 3,824 -9.8%
Boars 1,352 1,278 1,196 1,506 1,506 1,308 1,141 923 856 763 1,390 82.2%
Other pigs
80 kg liveweight and over 61,600 64,066 60,707 64,002 66,082 55,173 46,353 53,617 47,401 52,516 50,583 -3.7%
50 kg and under 80 kg liveweight 87,999 89,676 82,868 86,883 73,595 70,726 60,792 60,528 64,451 68,725 68,971 0.4%
20 kg and under 50 kg liveweight 134,798 118,760 99,201 101,767 95,707 100,088 77,627 76,781 78,924 80,307 76,738 -4.4%
Under 20 kg liveweight 123,847 120,592 112,856 110,651 110,869 98,057 87,053 88,604 87,732 91,990 91,648 -0.4%
Total Other pigs 408,244 393,094 355,632 363,303 346,253 324,044 271,825 279,530 278,508 293,538 287,940 -1.9%
Total pigs 456,669 435,903 396,046 410,702 389,995 363,439 307,836 316,298 317,748 330,206 325,867 -1.3%

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