Types of sheep as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Scottish Farm Census Sheep Categories for 1961 1961
One year old and over: Rams for service 3,243 Show data context
One year old and over: Ewes for breeding 101,689 Show data context
Other sheep one year old and over: For breeding 24,395 Show data context
Other sheep one year old and over: Others 5,022 Show data context
Under one year old (including lambs) 131,716 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish 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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Date accessed: 19th November 2017