The results of the Welsh agriculture and horticulture survey for June 2020 show sheep numbers standing at 8.98m head.

This represents a 6% reduction in sheep numbers compared to June 2019 figures. The 544,000 head fall in numbers was driven by the number of sheep aged one year and over falling by approximately 412,000, or 8%, to 4,481,000 head, as detailed in Table 1.