§ 18. Mr. William Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many cows there are in the beef breeding herd in Northern Ireland at the latest available date.
§ Mr. Adam Butler
There were 201,400 beef breeding cows recorded in the 1 December 1981 agricultural 351W census. It is estimated that there are an additional 3,700 beef cows on very small holdings not included in the main census.