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 174,356 Show data context 178,534 Show data context 166,728 Show data context
One year and over: Two tooth (shearling) ewes to be put to the ram 36,516 Show data context 35,009 Show data context 35,976 Show data context
One year and over: Rams kept for service 4,971 Show data context 5,318 Show data context 5,164 Show data context
One year and over: Draft and cast ewes 6,634 Show data context 6,096 Show data context 10,440 Show data context
One year and over: Wethers and others 16,083 Show data context 15,839 Show data context 12,183 Show data context
Under one year 218,284 Show data context 237,900 Show data context 212,125 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, Lancashire 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: 26th August 2019