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 3,777,237 Show data context 4,933,363 Show data context 5,295,140 Show data context
Rams and Ram Lambs to be used for service 111,228 Show data context 137,859 Show data context 157,987 Show data context
Other, One year and above 2,251,325 Show data context 1,700,200 Show data context 2,037,186 Show data context
Other, Under one year 4,084,874 Show data context 5,442,016 Show data context 5,937,214 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, England 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/10061325/cube/AGCEN_SHEEP_1920

Date accessed: 28th November 2021