UK’s populations of organic cattle, sheep and pigs decreased in 2013, while the number of organic poultry increased by 1.2%.
Organic sheep and pig numbers both fell by 13% to 1million and to 30 thousand head respectively. The number of organic cattle fell by 2.4% to 283 thousand. Organic pig numbers in England have nearly halved over the past few years, from 46,000 pigs in 2009 to 26,000 last year.
Thursday June 5, 2014/ DEFRA/ United Kingdom.