HC Deb 06 December 1968 vol 774 c591W
Mr. Eadie

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what increase there was in the years 1966, 1967 and to the nearest available date of Scottish chick placing, namely chicks reared to lay eggs.

Mr. Ross

The estimated figures of Scottish chick placings for egg laying show an increase of 548,000 in the calendar year 1966, a decrease of 973,000 in the calendar year 1967 and an increase of 334,000 comparing January-October 1968 with January-October, 1967.