Wales Dairy Cow Numbers

Published 25 November 15

Wales Dairy Cow Numbers

  • Dairy cow numbers in Wales rose between June 2014 and 2015. There are now 246,331 dairy cows in Wales, a rise of 0.5%.
  • The number of dairy cows in Wales has increased by 0.3% (7,945) in the last ten years.

The number of dairy cows in Wales rose by 0.5% between June 2014 and 2015 to 246,331.

The number of dairy cows has risen over the last 10 years, up by 0.5% to 246,331 at June 2015. Despite this overall rise there was a fall in numbers between 2005 and 2013. Numbers have since increased by 23,123.

For more information on UK cow numbers click here.

Year (June) Cow numbers
2005 238,386
2006 236,822
2007 234,081
2008 228,614
2009 221,440
2010 221,340
2011 220,322
2012 223,557
2013 223,208
2014 234,305
2015 246,331

 

Wales Cow Numbers

 

Source: Welsh Government

 

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