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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They keep 700 Welsh Mountain ewes at Fodwen, with the Halfbreds and Border Leicesters at home with their 150 Holstein-Freisans.
Un valor superior fue reportado para ovejas Border Leicester x Texel (5,58 g/100 mL) al final de la gestacion [22].
Highly adaptable, the Border Leicester remains a top breed in Australia and the United Kingdom.
Texel PS141 Ednam West Mains, PS140 Tannage Brae, PS109 Fountainhall, PS105 Ashcraig and Ednam West Mains, PS100 Boon, PS99 Riverside Drive, PS90 Ashcraig, Suffolk PS138 Ladyflat, PS117 Nether Howden, PS111 Ladyflat, PS111 and PS107 Kaeside, PS107 Wester Ulston, PS101 Nether Howden, PS97 Faughhill, Charolais PS138 Ladyflat, Zwartble PS107 and PS89 Pond House, Berrichon PS105 and PS91 Springwood, Border Leicester PS105 Kersknowe, Cheviot Mule PS97 and PS87 Wester Ulston, Mule PS97 Kaeside, PS95 Traprain (2), PS89 Helmburn, PS87 Fountainhall, PS85 Boon, Cheviot PS95 Whitehill, Bluefaced Leicester PS93 Stoneypath, Beltex PS87 Faughhill, Blackface PS85 and PS76.
This year half his Welsh Mountain ewes were put to a Border Leicester ram to produce Welsh Halfbreds, the other half to a bought-in Fronteira tup.
Border Leicester, male: Julie Morgan, Llanfihangel y Creuddyn, female: E A Price, Llanidloes.
Prices included 4,800 guineas for a Blue Faced Leicester ram lamb, 4,200 guineas for a Charollais shearling, 2,700 guineas for a Lleyn shearling and 2,700 for a Border Leicester shearling.
50 and PS90 Whitlaw, Mule PS95 and PS90 Boghall, PS90 Hundalee, PS88 Milrighall and Whitlaw, Cheviot Mule PS88 Gilston, Border Leicester PS88 Hartside, Blackface PS87 Hartside, PS85 Tinnis.
It was one of the highlights of a sale that topped at 7,000gns after a tug-of-war battle between two Scottish brothers over a Border Leicester tup.
Reserve supreme champion was Border Leicester ewe with Royal Welsh pedigree - she has been reserve female breed champion for the past three years.
50 Hartside, Border Leicester PS83 25 Brunt Court, Charolais PS80 Woodhouse, Mule PS77.
Jones & Sons Cup for best Border Leicester bred by exhibitor, E.

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