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 55,221 Show data context 56,494 Show data context 40,035 Show data context
One year and over: Two tooth (shearling) ewes to be put to the ram 10,991 Show data context 11,604 Show data context 9,196 Show data context
One year and over: Rams kept for service 1,417 Show data context 1,597 Show data context 1,068 Show data context
One year and over: Draft and cast ewes 1,363 Show data context 968 Show data context 1,248 Show data context
One year and over: Wethers and others 4,015 Show data context 3,100 Show data context 2,548 Show data context
Under one year 75,434 Show data context 78,437 Show data context 56,643 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, Oxfordshire 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: 22nd May 2022