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 39,775 Show data context 66,898 Show data context 80,839 Show data context
Rams and Ram Lambs to be used for service 1,194 Show data context 1,652 Show data context 2,479 Show data context
Other, One year and above 32,954 Show data context 15,986 Show data context 22,650 Show data context
Other, Under one year 52,531 Show data context 86,806 Show data context 105,159 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, Staffordshire 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/10102390/cube/AGCEN_SHEEP_1920

Date accessed: 22nd July 2019