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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Classes at the progeny show, which includes Blue-faced Leicesters and North of England Mules, have been well supported.
It is next to 1,000 acres of common land where they run Welsh ewes crossed with blue-faced Leicesters while speckled-faced ewes are kept on the holding.
As well as the suckler herd, the land carries 250 Swaledale ewes and a small flock of Blue-faced Leicesters.