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Volume 640: debated on Monday 8 May 1961

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food which are the three British beef breeds which have the largest number of licensed bulls.

I am not able to say how many of the bulls of each breed licensed in past years are still being used for service, but over the past five years the three beef breeds for which the greatest numbers of licences have been issued in Great Britain are as follows: 13,441 for Hereford, 13,248 for Aberdeen Angus and 4,403 for Galloway.