December Agricultural Survey - Final results

The Agricultural Survey Northern Ireland December 2019 is a 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

Information is compiled from a number of administrative data sources. Cattle data is taken from the Animal and Public Health Information System (APHIS), Sheep data is taken from the NI Sheep and Goat Inventory and Pig data is from the NI Pig inventory. This administrative data is supplemented by the June and December Agricultural surveys in order to create representative estimates for all of Northern Ireland as at December. Released 19 March 2020.

Further information is available from Farm Surveys Branch:

Clare House
1st Floor
303 Airport Road West
Telephone: 028 9052 5432

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