Leicester Longwool Sheep Breeders Association


Since the formation of the Leicester Sheep breeders' Association in 1893, later to be called the Leicester Longwool Sheepbreeders' Association, members have strived to keep the breed pure and to improve it in keeping with modern demands.

What was once one of the most important dual purpose breeds producing both mutton and fine quality wool, not to mention being an important breed for producing sires for crossing with other sheep breeds, the Leicester Longwool is now a Rare Breed.

The Association Council and members are working to conserve and promote the Leicester Longwool breed.

The Association is able to offer help and advice from Officers and Council Members for the purchase and selection of sheep for new or existing flocks, flock management and show preparation for wool and sheep.



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