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Livestock, 1989 - 2010

This area gives you information on the livestock in the county.

Livestock, 1989-1998

Livestock Type
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995199619971998
Cattle and Calves
240,413
244,290
232,188
228,691
227,566
235,561
229,126225,151214,806207524
Dairy Herd
102,589
102,602
98,177
95,544
96,314
98,338
94,40391,58987,45183,259
Beef Herd
9,584
11,246
11,712
10,983
11,706
12,477
12,72212,67512,02412,725
Pigs
169,636
178,694
177,910
177,434
177,823
174,917
156,504153,026158,145153,392
Sheep and Lambs
252,189
250,977
226,672
221,751
215,856
224,163
212,411202,373209,420221,625
Fowls
1,771,002
1,987,403
1,691,368
1,747,274
1,820,355
1,789,497
1,619,164n/an/a1,719,129

Livestock, 1999 - 2007

Livestock Type
1999
2000
2001
200220032004
2005
20062007
Cattle and Calves
204,365
196,176
200,661
178,328177,400177,900
171,200
170,700177,800
Dairy Herd
82,899
78,183
80,097
73,47671,10068,100
65.200
64,000n/a
Beef Herd
12,319
11,766
11,437
10,03610,80012,400
12,600
13,500n/a
Pigs
142,344
118,123
99,696
92,67274,90063,600
69,000
72,70072,600
Sheep and Lambs
227,505
217,102
200,171
176,598187,800185,900
185,400
193,500191,200
Fowls
1,629,030
1,728,524
1,958,271
1,745,738n/a1,378,800
1,601,300
1,787,1001,527,700

Livestock, 2008 - 2010

Livestock Type
2008
2009
2010
Cattle and Calves
179,800177,100
178,900
Dairy Herd
n/an/a
n/a
Beef Herd
n/an/a
n/a
Pigs
76,80082,600
67,700
Sheep and Lambs
198,000184,500
178,100
Poultry
1,714,0001,396,000
1,829,200
Horses6,5006,6005,000

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food/DEFRA. From 2010 onwards figures include Poole and Bournemouth

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