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Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture 2015

Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture 2015 presenting an overall picture of Scottish agriculture using data from the various agricultural surveys that RESAS manage.

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Table C9 Number of livestock by Less Favoured Area(1) category, June 2014

                                                                                                                             Number

 

LFA(1)

Non-LFA

Total

Cattle:

Dairy Cows(2)

116,030

53,686

169,716

Other Female Dairy Cattle

71,449

33,121

104,570

Beef Cows(3)

349,225

87,301

436,526

Other Female Beef Cattle

187,615

89,128

276,743

Male Cattle

163,096

116,069

279,165

Calves

397,261

129,375

526,636

Total cattle(4)

1,284,676

508,680

1,793,356

Sheep:

Ewes for breeding

2,365,887

238,298

2,604,185

Rams for service

77,421

9,386

86,807

Other sheep one year old and over for breeding

572,468

58,717

631,185

Others(5)

87,448

12,487

99,935

Lambs

2,898,562

371,947

3,270,509

Total sheep

6,001,786

690,835

6,692,621

Pigs:

Female breeding herd: Total

6,276

23,952

30,228

Gilts 50kg and over for breeding

845

4,162

5,007

Boars for service

417

506

923

Barren sows for fattening

291

319

610

Other pigs: 20kg and over

35,743

155,183

190,926

Under 20kg

15,964

72,640

88,604

Total

51,707

227,823

279,530

Total pigs

59,536

256,762

316,298

Poultry:

Fowls in laying flock: Hens in 1st laying season

1,599,884

2,179,153

3,779,037

Moulted hens

30,784

14,500

45,284

Total

1,630,668

2,193,653

3,824,321

Pullets being reared for laying

213,917

1,671,115

1,885,032

Fowls for breeding

252,626

859,496

1,112,122

Broilers and other table fowls

937,255

6,867,491

7,804,746

Other poultry(6)

94,870

21,005

115,875

Total poultry

3,129,336

11,612,760

14,742,096

Goats and kids

2,942

1,549

4,491

Deer

5,705

1,302

7,007

Horses:

Horses used in agriculture or horticulture

541

409

950

All other horses and ponies

20,255

15,788

36,043

Total horses

20,796

16,197

36,993

Camelids(7):

Alpacas

790

516

1,306

Llamas

c

c

393

Other camelids

c

c

93

Total camelids

1,040

752

1,792

Beehives

1,836

2,585

4,421

Other livestock

245

182

427

(1) A holding is classified as LFA if 50% or more of its land is assessed as being disadvantaged or severely disadvantaged for subsidy purposes.

(2) Female dairy cattle aged 2 years old and over with offspring.

(3) Female beef cattle aged 2 years old and over with offspring.

(4) Cattle kept by landless keepers included in LFA figures.

(5) Includes draft and cast ewes, and wethers in England and Wales.

(6) Includes turkeys, ducks, geese and guinea fowl.

(7) Includes estimate for holdings that have not returned a census form since camelid data was first collected in 2010. Camelid figures are not compatible with previous editions of ERSA.

c data suppressed to prevent disclosure of individual holdings.

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