National Statistics

Farming statistics: livestock populations at 1 December 2017 – UK

UK statistics on the number of cattle, sheep and pigs at 1 December 2017.


Farming Statistics - Livestock Populations at 1 December 2017, UK

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This publication gives statistics on the number of cattle, sheep and pigs in the UK at 1 December 2017. In the Livestock Population spreadsheet numbers at June are also included for cattle sheep and pigs. Poultry populations are only available for June each year and are incorporated for reference.

The dataset associated with this publication can be found here.

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Published 15 March 2018