Scottish Agricultural Census: June 2019

Statistics regarding the area of crops and other farmland, livestock, agriculture workforce and rented farmland.

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Number of poultry for egg and meat production

  • Number of poultry 14.9 million

Poultry numbers increased over the past year. In June 2019, there were an estimated 14.9 million poultry birds in Scotland, a rise of two percent.

The number of birds for egg production continues to outnumber the number of birds for meat production (broilers). The number of broilers decreased over the past year.



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