Types of sheep as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Sheep Categories for 1920-30 1920 1930 1931
Ewes kept for Breeding 254,630 Show data context 370,058 Show data context 389,304 Show data context
Rams and Ram Lambs to be used for service 8,427 Show data context 11,179 Show data context 11,922 Show data context
Other, One year and above 129,219 Show data context 106,771 Show data context 118,618 Show data context
Other, Under one year 268,795 Show data context 378,872 Show data context 395,221 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Between 1920 and 1930, the Agricultural Census divided sheep into these four categories.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Devon 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: 13th August 2022