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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 poultry in Scotland in June 2018 : 14.5 million

Number of poultry in Scotland in June 2018

Poultry numbers increased over the past year. In June 2018, there were an estimated 14.5 million poultry birds in Scotland, a rise of two per cent over the past year.

Despite an increase in the number of birds for meat production (four per cent over the past year) the number of egg-laying birds outnumbered them for the second consecutive year.

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