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UK Farming Statistics


05 May 2016

Animal Feed Statistics for Great Britain - March 2016Animal Feed Statistics for Great Britain - March 2016


UK Farming Statistics

Key points

  • Animal feed production was up 2.5% for poultry and 1.9% for pigs, down 7.4% for cattle and 0.4% for sheep in March 2016 compared to March 2015.
  • 12% more barley was used to produce animal feed in March 2016 than March 2015 and 1.3% less wheat.
  • Over the crop year from July to March, animal feed production was up 2.8% for pigs and 1.4% for poultry, down 6.6% for sheep and 5.0% for cattle compared to the previous crop year.
  • Over the crop year from July to March, wheat used to produce animal feed was down 0.5% and barley up 3.5% compared to the previous crop year.

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