Border Leicester


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Border Leicester

a British breed of meat sheep with long, coarse wool, no horns, a prominent Roman nose and a head which is completely free of wool. Much favored as a part of a crossbreeding program to produce fatlamb mothers.
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Nine of his 10 Border Leicesters averaged 700gns, with the top priced ram going to Jim's brother, Pete, who farms on the Isle of Arran.
They keep 700 Welsh Mountain ewes at Fodwen, with the Halfbreds and Border Leicesters at home with their 150 Holstein-Freisans.
Highly adaptable, the Border Leicester remains a top breed in Australia and the United Kingdom.
Three auctioneers were present, with 120 Border Leicester and Cheviot rams selling for between PS3 and PS6 each.
Three auctioneers were present with 120 Border Leicester and Cheviot rams selling for between PS3 and PS6.
KELSO RAM SALE 2012 RING 1 MV accredited 10 Vendeen, 13 Hampshire Down, 6 Easycare, 90 Border Leicester, 6 Blue Texel, 25 Berrichon Du Cher, 130 Beltex, 9 Polled Dorset, 72 Texel, 14 Oxford Down.
A Lleyn shearling and a Border Leicester shearling each sold for 2,700 guineas.
Reserve supreme champion was Border Leicester ewe with Royal Welsh pedigree - she has been reserve female breed champion for the past three years.
A breeder of Border Leicester sheep, he was also a leading sheep judge.
There is also a small flock of Welsh and Speckle ewes that are crossed with Border Leicester to provide flock replacements.
Border Leicester Ch: DR & EA Jones, Hereford; R: SD Martyn, Cornwall.

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