Ages of sheep as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Sheep Categories for 1866-1891 1871 1881 1891
1 Year Old & Above 437,096 Show data context 363,891 Show data context 364,624 Show data context
Under 1 Year Old 284,919 Show data context 239,452 Show data context 266,186 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1891 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Between 1866 and 1891, the Agricultural Census simply divided sheep into two age groups.

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Date accessed: 23rd July 2024