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 216,606 Show data context 225,149 Show data context 205,774 Show data context
One year and over: Two tooth (shearling) ewes to be put to the ram 56,675 Show data context 53,226 Show data context 44,243 Show data context
One year and over: Rams kept for service 6,196 Show data context 6,524 Show data context 5,688 Show data context
One year and over: Draft and cast ewes 11,569 Show data context 10,773 Show data context 15,425 Show data context
One year and over: Wethers and others 11,923 Show data context 12,260 Show data context 6,982 Show data context
Under one year 290,633 Show data context 307,519 Show data context 281,172 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, Shropshire 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: 19th October 2019