Border Leicester


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Border Leicester

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(Animals) a breed of sheep originally developed in the border country between Scotland and England by crossing English Leicesters with Cheviots: large numbers in Scotland, Australia, and New Zealand. It has a long white fleece with no wool on the head
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The Border Leicester section was topped by a 2,500gns shearling rated as the "best ram we have ever bred" by Roddy and Libby Jones, who led the breed prices last year.
Other entries are Border Leicester with 81, North Country Cheviot with 56, Blue Texels with 40, Berrichon with 37, Dutch Texels with 21, Hampshire Downs with 18, Poll Dorset with 11, Vendeen with 10, Roussin with 6 and Oxford Down with 5.
They have a variety of breeds including badger faced, Herdwick, Jacob, Dorset (polled), coloured Ryeland, Balwen and Border Leicester.
The agri-initiative took off and as nature took her course, the Border Leicester ewes had three three lambs - and all five went on display at the Balmoral Show.
Proudly showing off some fine examples of Pedigree Border Leicester sheep were nine-year-old Leon Hayes and his sister Katie-Rose Hayes, six.
The family's involvement with Halfbreds began in 1959 when John, then aged 16, and his father Glyn took possession of two Border Leicester rams from Scotland.
22] reportaron un valor similar de proteina total al final de la gestacion en ovejas Border Leicester x Texel (8,02 g/100 mL) en pastoreo en Brasil.
Some other long-wool breeds to consider are Border Leicester, Leicester Longwool, Lincoln Longwool and Romney.
Fiber arts classes (three days); fleece show and sale; Midwest Shetland Sheep Breeders Show; National Border Leicester Show, Open Class sheep shows; Quilt Show; Stock Dog shows daily; 3-day Stock Dog Trial; Educational sessions and workshops; The Country Store, featuring 100 vendors selling everything from yarn to spinning wheels-sheep feeders to looms, and gifts.
Exhibitor Janet Tulloch washed and clipped her 1-year-old Border Leicester ram, Brandon, who stood patiently for the two-hour ordeal.
Sheep - Border Leicester champion: P S & V Stone, Bridgwater, Somerset.

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