Wales Dairy Cow Numbers

Published 19 July 19

  • Dairy cow numbers in Wales rose between June 2017 and 2018. There are now 254,255 dairy cows in Wales, a rise of 1.2%.
  • The number of dairy cows in Wales has increased by 11.2% (25,641) in the last ten years.

The number of dairy cows has risen by 11.2% over the last 10 years. Despite the overall rise in this period there was an overall fall in numbers between 2007 and 2013 and numbers still remain below the level of 1996. Numbers have increased from 2014 to 2018 to reach 254,255.

 For more information on UK cow numbers click here.

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Source: Welsh Government


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