Types of sheep as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Sheep Categories for 1940-50 1940 1950
Over one year: Rams for service 88 Show data context 11 Show data context
Over one year: Ewes for breeding 2,954 Show data context 596 Show data context
Over one year: Two-tooth (Shearling) Ewes 972 Show data context 116 Show data context
Over one year: Others 2,485 Show data context 2,386 Show data context
Under one year: Ram lambs intended for service 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Under one year: Others 3,751 Show data context 852 Show data context
Date: Source:
1940 - 1950 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Between 1940 and 1950, the Agricultural Census divided sheep into these six categories.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Parts of Holland 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/10041806/cube/AGCEN_SHEEP_1940

Date accessed: 02nd December 2021