HC Deb 25 June 1953 vol 516 cc157-8W
Mr. Gower

asked the Minister of Agriculture the goat population of England and Wales in 1952; and the comparable figure in 1922.

Sir T. Dugdale

The number of goats at the last census in December, 1951, was 26,600. This is the number of goats on agricultural holdings in England and Wales. The comparable figure for 1940 was 32,200. No information was collected before that year.

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