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Regional stock density - map

The map below shows stock density in the Waikato region. Waikato Regional Council monitor stock density to find out where livestock farming is likely to have the most effect on soil and water quality in the region1. Find out more about stock density.

Stock density in the Waikato region image


  1. Stock density is calculated by converting farm animals to a common stock unit and dividing by the area of land that the stock graze on. Stock data comes from the AgriQuality AgriBase database.