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 42,719 Show data context 44,829 Show data context 28,690 Show data context
One year and over: Two tooth (shearling) ewes to be put to the ram 4,064 Show data context 4,196 Show data context 3,774 Show data context
One year and over: Rams kept for service 995 Show data context 1,084 Show data context 755 Show data context
One year and over: Draft and cast ewes 1,568 Show data context 1,003 Show data context 1,305 Show data context
One year and over: Wethers and others 3,919 Show data context 4,330 Show data context 2,373 Show data context
Under one year 62,075 Show data context 66,785 Show data context 41,770 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, Nottinghamshire 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: 09th August 2020