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 66,817 Show data context 113,341 Show data context 125,446 Show data context
Rams and Ram Lambs to be used for service 1,753 Show data context 2,700 Show data context 3,132 Show data context
Other, One year and above 73,385 Show data context 46,184 Show data context 73,357 Show data context
Other, Under one year 86,232 Show data context 141,277 Show data context 164,813 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, Northamptonshire 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/10073881/cube/AGCEN_SHEEP_1920

Date accessed: 16th September 2019