December Agricultural Survey 2018

Date published: 28 February 2019

Results of the December 2018 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. The 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 28 February 2019.


Further information is available from Farm Surveys Branch:

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

Telephone: 028 9052 5432

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