AAA07: Number of Livestock in June by Region, Type of Animal, and Year
Unit : 000 Head
Cattle results have been obtained from the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine (DAFM) AIM system.
Dairy cows are those kept principally to produce milk for human consumption.
Bulls used for breeding purposes only.
Goat numbers from 2014 onwards are obtained from DAFMâ€™s Sheep and Goat Census.
The regional composition is based on the NUTS (Nomenclature of Territorial Units) classification used by Eurostat. The NUTS3 regions correspond to the eight Regional Authorities established under the Local Government Act, 1991, Regional Authorities Establishment Order 1993, which came into operation on 1 January 1994.