Leicester Longwool - Sheep

Leicester Longwool

Leicester Longwool Details

Uses
Lamb, hogget, mutton. Wool: Hand spinners.
Origin
Dishley, Loughborough, Leicestershire, England.
Class
Longwool. Polled.
Colour
White faced, white fleece
Parentage
Original unimproved Leicester breed from Leicestershire and other midland counties such as Warwickshire and Nottinghamshire.
Wool
A creamy white smooth and lustrous wool
Fleece
5 - 7 kg
Staple Length
20 - 25 cm
Micron Range
35 - 38
Breed Club

The Leicester Longwool Sheep Breeders Association
www.leicesterlongwoolsheepassociation.co.uk

Leicester Longwool Description


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