Generalised Sheep Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census.

 

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Agricultural Census Generalised Sheep Categories 1901 1931 1961
Breeding Ewes 51,851 Show data context 59,267 Show data context 74,588 Show data context
Lambs (Aged under 1) 46,592 Show data context 53,969 Show data context 64,024 Show data context
All Other Sheep 25,735 Show data context 16,817 Show data context 6,104 Show data context
Date: Source:
1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,
1931 - 1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This set of three generalised categories was suggested by Dr. John Chapman (University of Portsmouth) and identifies breeding ewes, lambs aged under one, and all other sheep. Dr. Chapman notes that the number of ewes measures the breeding stock while the number of lambs measures the productivity of that stock.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Stirlingshire ScoCnty through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Generalised Sheep Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 05th June 2020