Livestock cattle, 2008 - 2020

Table description


This table provides information about the number of cattle on Dutch agricultural holdings. In addition to numbers, cattle are broken down by: cattle kept for the production of milk and cattle for fattening. The cattle population is counted on 1 April and 1 December.

Data available from: 1 December 2008 to 1 December 2020.

Status of the figures:
The numbers are final.

Changes as of April 30, 2021:
None, this table has been discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
This table is followed by Livestock on agricultural holdings: reference date 1 April and 1 December, see the links in section 3.

Description topics

Young cattle for milk
Cattle kept for the production of milk or for breeding.
Young cattle for milk, total
Young cattle for milk, < 1 year, female
Young cattle for dairy farming, aged less than 1 year, female.

Young cattle for milk, < 1 year, male
Young cattle for dairy farming, aged less than 1 year, male.
Young cattle for milk, 1-2 years, female
Young cattle for dairy farming, aged between 1 and 2 years, female.
Young cattle for milk, 1-2 years, male
Young cattle for dairy farming, aged between 1 and 2 years, male.
Young cattle for milk, >= 2 yrs, female
Young cattle for dairy farming, aged 2 years or older, female (never calved).