Generalised Sheep Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census.

 

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Agricultural Census Generalised Sheep Categories 1900 1901 1910
Breeding Ewes 174,732 Show data context 169,403 Show data context 169,558 Show data context
Lambs (Aged under 1) 135,580 Show data context 131,023 Show data context 130,055 Show data context
All Other Sheep 50,179 Show data context 51,199 Show data context 47,016 Show data context
Date: Source:
1900 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This set of three generalised categories was suggested by Dr. John Chapman (University of Portsmouth) and identifies breeding ewes, lambs aged under one, and all other sheep. Dr. Chapman notes that the number of ewes measures the breeding stock while the number of lambs measures the productivity of that stock.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Dorset AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Generalised Sheep Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10134699/cube/AGCEN_SHEEP_GEN

Date accessed: 07th August 2020