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 4,049 Show data context 2,384 Show data context
Over one year: Ewes for breeding 143,266 Show data context 89,549 Show data context
Over one year: Two-tooth (Shearling) Ewes 25,858 Show data context 16,424 Show data context
Over one year: Others 46,831 Show data context 29,282 Show data context
Under one year: Ram lambs intended for service 1,879 Show data context 1,560 Show data context
Under one year: Others 193,360 Show data context 121,231 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, East Riding 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: 21st September 2020