December Agricultural Survey 2016 - Final results

Results of the December 2016 Agricultural sample survey of farms in Northern Ireland. This survey provides estimates of the number of cattle, sheep and pigs on farms in Northern Ireland at the beginning of December.

Information sources

This survey also provides information on levels of hay and silage production and sowings of winter cereals. Information, is taken from the APHIS system for cattle and the Sheep and Goat Inventory for sheep. Other information is gathered from a survey of approximately 5,000 farms. Released 23 February 2017.

Further information is available from Farm Surveys Branch:

Room 810, Dundonald House
Upper Newtownards Road
Ballymiscaw
Belfast BT4 3SB

Email: Farmsurvey.PED@daera-ni.gov.uk
Telephone: 028 9052 4528
 

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