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21 results for keyword:pig population

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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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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Hardly fewer dairy cows, but smaller pig herd in 2022

At 1.57 million, the national dairy cattle herd remained virtually unchanged in 2022. This is 7 percent less than five years earlier.

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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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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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Livestock pigs, 1981- 2020

Livestock pigs, number of piglets, sows and boars in April and December

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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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More goats but fewer pigs and cattle

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

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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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Number of pigs stable, but more dairy cows

The number of dairy cows has grown marginally in 2014 and more milk was delivered to dairy factories. This trend was even more noticeable in 2013. The total number of pigs again remained stable...

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Dwindling number of pigs in most EU countries

The number of pigs fell in most EU countries in the last decade, although in some countries it increased. Pig numbers increased most in Germany and Spain. The Netherlands also saw an increase in the...

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Marginal reduction farms and horticultural enterprises

On 1 April 2010, there were 72 thousand farms and horticultural enterprises in the Netherlands, a reduction by more than 1 percent relative to the same month last year. This reduction is the smallest...

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