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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 6. Number of poultry, 2007 to 2017

67 page PDF

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Table 6. Number of poultry, 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
Fowls for producing eggs
Pullets and hens in the laying flock 2,919,810 2,953,144 3,066,853 3,677,229 3,746,067 3,082,613 3,539,396 3,824,321 4,369,578 4,645,964 5,005,787 7.7%
Pullets being reared for laying 1,237,748 1,035,966 869,153 893,387 1,289,354 1,379,620 1,239,825 1,885,032 1,740,903 1,680,240 1,818,705 8.2%
Total fowls for producing eggs 4,157,558 3,989,110 3,936,006 4,570,616 5,035,421 4,462,233 4,779,221 5,709,353 6,110,481 6,326,204 6,824,492 7.9%
Fowls for breeding
Breeding hens 1,199,836 1,166,551 1,105,064 1,073,256 1,218,937 947,138 1,083,481 975,196 1,061,091 1,060,351 1,025,180 -3.3%
Cocks 116,962 118,417 120,462 100,506 124,453 107,187 127,472 136,926 128,092 132,073 132,201 0.1%
Total fowls for breeding 1,316,798 1,284,968 1,225,526 1,173,762 1,343,390 1,054,325 1,210,953 1,112,122 1,189,183 1,192,424 1,157,381 -2.9%
Broilers and other table birds 8,584,991 8,471,892 8,088,820 8,755,751 8,077,846 9,074,234 8,086,193 7,804,746 5,669,826 6,513,194 6,249,155 -4.1%
Turkeys 16,492 18,300 14,210 10,533 9,996 12,472 12,259 11,693 10,488 10,312 12,790 24.0%
Other poultry 53,115 51,688 55,006 56,591 59,753 90,740 95,389 104,182 75,190 72,614 53,033 -27.0%
Total poultry 14,128,954 13,815,958 13,319,568 14,567,253 14,526,406 14,694,004 14,184,015 14,742,096 13,055,168 14,114,748 14,296,851 1.3%

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