Types of sheep as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Sheep Categories for 1920-30 1920 1930 1931
Ewes kept for Breeding 16,731 Show data context 29,059 Show data context 31,890 Show data context
Rams and Ram Lambs to be used for service 450 Show data context 753 Show data context 990 Show data context
Other, One year and above 11,616 Show data context 7,136 Show data context 10,508 Show data context
Other, Under one year 19,052 Show data context 29,514 Show data context 35,104 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Between 1920 and 1930, the Agricultural Census divided sheep into these four categories.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Hertfordshire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of sheep as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001158/cube/AGCEN_SHEEP_1920

Date accessed: 18th September 2019