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 1,331,215 Show data context 1,877,364 Show data context 1,967,379 Show data context
Rams and Ram Lambs to be used for service 44,878 Show data context 54,304 Show data context 58,070 Show data context
Other, One year and above 597,418 Show data context 513,468 Show data context 530,575 Show data context
Other, Under one year 1,184,498 Show data context 1,657,269 Show data context 1,765,684 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, Wales Dep through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of sheep as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001055/cube/AGCEN_SHEEP_1920

Date accessed: 16th June 2019