Types of sheep as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Sheep Categories for 1960-70 1960 1961 1970
One year and over: Ewes kept for breeding 143,750 Show data context 147,157 Show data context 105,474 Show data context
One year and over: Two tooth (shearling) ewes to be put to the ram 18,338 Show data context 20,700 Show data context 20,271 Show data context
One year and over: Rams kept for service 3,502 Show data context 3,624 Show data context 2,670 Show data context
One year and over: Draft and cast ewes 2,856 Show data context 2,359 Show data context 4,811 Show data context
One year and over: Wethers and others 12,065 Show data context 10,350 Show data context 11,597 Show data context
Under one year 200,838 Show data context 216,608 Show data context 162,495 Show data context
Date: Source:
1960 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Between 1960 and 1970, the Agricultural Census divided sheep into these six 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.

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Date accessed: 19th September 2019