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 2,168,461 Show data context 2,233,238 Show data context -2,987,603 Show data context
One year and over: Two tooth (shearling) ewes to be put to the ram 583,451 Show data context 568,208 Show data context -680,259 Show data context
One year and over: Rams kept for service 60,817 Show data context 63,015 Show data context 6,804,577 Show data context
One year and over: Draft and cast ewes 149,121 Show data context 153,570 Show data context 200,953 Show data context
One year and over: Wethers and others 161,251 Show data context 147,398 Show data context 109,994 Show data context
Under one year 2,210,239 Show data context 2,360,640 Show data context 2,544,656 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, Wales Dep 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: 26th June 2019