Ages of sheep as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year 1 Year Old and Above Under 1 Year Old
1866 10,620,196 Show data context 4,505,345 Show data context
1869 12,512,491 Show data context 7,309,372 Show data context
1871 11,144,527 Show data context 6,385,880 Show data context
1877 11,481,945 Show data context 6,848,432 Show data context
1881 9,818,852 Show data context 5,564,004 Show data context
1885 10,129,773 Show data context 6,680,005 Show data context
1891 10,783,208 Show data context 7,091,514 Show data context
Date: Source:
1866 - 1891 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,


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Date: Acknowledgments:
1871 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.


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Between 1866 and 1891, the Agricultural Census simply divided sheep into two age groups.

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Date accessed: 09th December 2021