Lleyn - Sheep

Lleyn ewe and lamb. Courtesy of the Lleyn sheep society.

Lleyn Details

Uses
Lamb, hogget, mutton. Wool: Primarily carpet. Finer grades can be use for knitwear and cloth
Origin
Gwynedd, North Wales
Class
Shortwool. Polled.
Colour
Face and legs are warm white, ears are black spotted, white fleece.
Parentage
Roscommon (Irish breed derived from indigenous Irish sheep and Dishley Leicesters) and Welsh breeds.
Wool
A soft and crisp white wool
Fleece
2.5 - 3.5 kg
Staple Length
6 - 12 cm
Micron Range
31 - 34
Breed Club

Lleyn Sheep Society

www.lleynsheep.com

Lleyn Description


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