|Antal nötkreatur i december 2016|
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Number of cattle in December 2016
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The total number of cattle in December 2016 was 1 436 000 which is a slight increase since December 2015. The number of dairy cows decreased by 3.2 %, and the number of other cows increased by 6.7 %.
The total number of heifers, bulls and steers increased by 1.3 % since December 2015. The increase can be attributed to bulls and steers which increased by 5.2 %. The number of calves was almost unchanged during 2016.
Since December 2000, the total number of cattle has decreased by more than 11 %. The number of dairy cows decreased by 23 % while the number of other cows increased by 22 % during this period. For all other categories, the number of animals decreased during the period.
The total number of holdings with cattle has decreased for many years. Since December 2015, the total number of holdings decreased by 2.6 % or almost 450 holdings. The number of holdings with dairy cows has also continued to decrease. Such holdings amounted for the first time to under 4 000 which was a decrease by 7.4 % compared to December 2015.