HC Deb 22 July 1926 vol 198 c1437W

asked the Minister of Agriculture if he will state in figures the head of livestock cattle in this country at a recent date, separating them into categories so far as possible?


The number of cattle in England and Wales on 4th June, 1925, was as follows:

Cows and heifers in milk 2,035,061
Cows in calf but not in milk 299,657
Heifers in calf 378,454
Bulls being used for service 86,042
Other cattle:
Two years and above 974,844
One year and under two 1,177,687
Under one year 1,211,585
Total of cattle 6,163,330
The corresponding figures for the current year will be available in about three weeks.