§ Mr. Bradshaw
In June 2002, the Agricultural and Horticultural Census indicates there were nearly 67,000 agricultural holdings where the principal activity was livestock.
Holdings in England 2002 by farm type Pigs and poultry 6,991 Dairy 14,342 Cattle and sheep in less favoured areas 11,763 Cattle and sheep lowland 33,778 Total 66,874
There were 10,284 holdings classified as mixed farming which includes elements of livestock farming.
The total number of holdings recording any livestock (pigs, cattle, sheep, poultry, farmed deer, goats or horses) in 2002 was nearly 108,000.