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Leicester Longwool Details
UsesLamb, hogget, mutton. Wool: Hand spinners.
OriginDishley, Loughborough, Leicestershire, England.
ColourWhite faced, white fleece
ParentageOriginal unimproved Leicester breed from Leicestershire and other midland counties such as Warwickshire and Nottinghamshire.
WoolA creamy white smooth and lustrous wool
Fleece5 - 7 kg
Staple Length20 - 25 cm
Micron Range35 - 38
The Leicester Longwool Sheep Breeders Association