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Cattle herd size has barely changed

In 2022, the size of the Dutch cattle population has remained virtually unchanged relative to last year, standing at 3.8 million head.

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National cattle herd declining slightly

On 1 April 2019, the national bovine herd of the Netherlands stood at nearly 3.8 million.

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Livestock cattle, 2008 - 2020

Livestock cattle, position of dairy cattle and cattle for fattening according to Agricultural Census and Earmark registration

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Lower nitrogen and phosphate output from animal manure

In 2021, total nitrogen output from animal manure amounted to 474 million kg, nearly 16 million kg less than in 2020 and over 6 percent below the nitrogen oxides emission ceiling. Phosphorus output...

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Slightly smaller pig herd, barely reduced cattle herd

In 2021, the pig herd in the Netherlands was slightly reduced year-on-year to almost 11.4 million.

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Again more cattle grazing

The share of grazing cattle increased again last year, with 71 percent of the dairy herd grazing outdoors against 65 percent in 2016.

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More goats but fewer pigs and cattle

The number of goats in the Netherlands has increased this year.

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Livestock on agricultural holdings: reference date 1 April and 1 December

Livestock on agricultural holdings with a Standard Ouptut >= 3000 euro, grazing livestock and housed animals at 1 April and 1 December

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The Netherlands in numbers, 2021 edition

The Netherlands in numbers (2021 edition) answers 36 questions about our country by means of images and text.

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Nutrient surplus in agriculture

Output and value added in Dutch agriculture have increased in recent years, while the surplus of nitrogen and phosphorus has decreased.

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Lower farm income due to less dairy cattle, dry summer

Agricultural income per annual work unit has declined in 2018; by nearly 11 percent relative to 2017.

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Less nitrogen, phosphate in manure due to fewer cattle

In 2019, nitrogen excretion in animal manure decreased by 2.6 percent on the previous year, to 490 million kg. This is below the nitrogen oxides emission ceiling that has been imposed on Dutch...

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Agriculture; crops, livestock and land use by general farm type, region

Agricultural census; crops, livestock, land use and corresponding number of holdings by general farm type and region

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Livestock manure; production, transport and use, key figures

Manure production, nitrogen and phosphate in manure, nitrogen losses Manure processing, manure exports and manure use

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More cattle imported

In the first four months of this year, 357 thousand head of cattle were imported into the Netherlands, a 15 percent increase relative to the first four months of 2007. Last year, cattle imports rose...

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Decline in pig farming

The number of pig-producing farms has decreased by 12.0 percent from over 4 thousand in 2019 to 3.6 thousand in 2020.

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Agriculture’s consumption unchanged for 25 years, despite higher output

Since 1995, the volume of Dutch agricultural production has grown by 20 percent. Nevertheless, there was no increase in the agricultural consumption of environmentally harmful substances such as...

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Growing number of dairy cattle have no access to pasture

The provisional results of the 2012 Agricultural census show that the number of grazing dairy cattle has declined considerably from 90 percent in 2001 to 70 percent in 2011.

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Agriculture; labour force by region

Agricultural census; number of persons, annual work units and corresponding number of holdings by region

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Again fewer cows and more goats

On 1 April 2018, there were nearly 4 million head of cattle in the Netherlands, a decline of over 178 thousand (4 percent) on one year previously.

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Agricultural exports hit record value due to price hikes

In 2022, the Netherlands exported 122.3 billion euros worth of agricultural goods. This is over 17 percent more than in 2021. The increase in the value of agricultural exports comes from higher...

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Organic farming grows in poultry and dairy sectors

Organic farming has grown in the past ten years.

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