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British Milksheep Details
UsesThe most prolific native breed when bred pure. A dairy breed also suited for crossing to produce prolific ewes. Lamb, hogget, mutton. Wool: Blended for knitting yarns.
ClassDown. Strictly speaking a composite breed. Polled.
ParentageBluefaced Leicester, Dorset Horn, Poll Dorset, Lleyn, East Friesland
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British Milksheep Description
Developed by Lawrence Alderson between the early 1960's and 1980.