Leicester

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Leicester

an English longwool breed of polled, meat sheep, with wool 32 to 38 microns. It has been used to produce many subsidiary breeds, e.g. corriedale.
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The second highest sale price of 4,800gns went to Anglesey breeder Myrfyn Roberts for his Blue-Faced Leicester lamb
His extensive knowledge of the Swaledale and Blue-faced Leicester bloodlines has resulted in Morley Hill stock being prize winners at livestock auctions throughout the North of England.
Blue-faced Leicester Ch & R: DP May, Derwen Green, Four Crosses, Llanymynerch.
BODY AND WOOL: Blue-Faced Leicester breeder Brenda Lelli from Michigan, USA, casts an expert eye over the top quality tups at the NSA ram sale at Builth Wells
A strong entry of 235 Blue-faced Leicester Rams will be offered in Ring 17 under the experienced gavel of senior auctioneer Trevor Simpson.
Welsh ewes are put to a blue-faced Leicester ram to produce mules while the mule ewes are mostly put to Texel or Suffolk tups to provide fat lambs.