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 16,548 Show data context 17,732 Show data context 9,169 Show data context
One year and over: Two tooth (shearling) ewes to be put to the ram 2,835 Show data context 2,308 Show data context 1,244 Show data context
One year and over: Rams kept for service 394 Show data context 392 Show data context 260 Show data context
One year and over: Draft and cast ewes 235 Show data context 217 Show data context 501 Show data context
One year and over: Wethers and others 2,873 Show data context 1,751 Show data context 1,150 Show data context
Under one year 21,388 Show data context 22,319 Show data context 11,686 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, Hertfordshire 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: 18th October 2019