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Scottish Agricultural Census: June 2018

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

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Number of pigs in Scotland in June 2018 : 317 thousand

Number of pigs in Scotland in June 2018

Pig numbers in Scotland have been declining since a peak in 1973. The total number of pigs in Scotland fell in the past year. In June 2018, there were 317,000 pigs, a drop of three per cent.

Other livestock

In June 2018, Scottish farms also had:

34,400 horses
1,300 donkeys
1,900 camelids
9,700 farmed deer
4,100 beehives

Contact

Email: Karren.Friel@gov.scot

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