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 858 Show data context 244 Show data context
Over one year: Ewes for breeding 57,593 Show data context 16,270 Show data context
Over one year: Two-tooth (Shearling) Ewes 9,390 Show data context 4,462 Show data context
Over one year: Others 8,706 Show data context 3,333 Show data context
Under one year: Ram lambs intended for service 643 Show data context 562 Show data context
Under one year: Others 57,354 Show data context 19,933 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, Hampshire 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: 03rd August 2021