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Cattle (Imports)

Volume 155: debated on Monday 12 June 1922

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asked the Minister of Agriculture if, since 1897, there has been any decrease in the number of fat cattle entering this country from the Argentine; and, if so, what the figures were for 1897 and 1921?

No live cattle have been imported into the United Kingdom from Argentina since the year 1903. The number imported in 1897 was 73,852, all of which may be assumed to have been fat, as live cattle could only be imported for immediate slaughter.

asked the Minister of Agriculture if there was any increase in the number of live cattle entering this country during the five years 1893 to 1897, inclusive, over the year 1922 as stores and fat cattle from Ireland and fat cattle from

Imports of cattle into Great Britain from Ireland.Imports of cattle into the United Kingdom from countries abroad (excluding imports from the Channel Islands).
Fat cattle.Other cattle.Calves.Total.
Annual average, 1893–97.296,658391,16459,138746,960480,790
Year, 1921376,138352,15139,201767,49066,674