Leicester Longwool Sheep Breeders Association

Welcome to our New Website

Welcome to our website which covers most aspects of this wonderful Rare Breed of Sheep that is able to produce not only high quality, soft, lustrous fleeces, but also a large lean quality lamb with excellent flavour.

The breed although large, become very docile in small flocks, are excellent mothers, usually rearing twins. The breed is dispersed nationwide, with flocks in Holland, New Zealand, Canada, U.S.A And Ireland

To apply for membership of the association you will need to fill in the Membership Application Form. Please go to the 'About Us' page.
Joining the Association
Leicester Longwool Members
Open Day & Social Gathering
October 18th 2014

Pear Tree Farm, 14 High Street, Astcote
Northamptonshire, NN12 8NW
10 am - 4pm

Learn how to judge a Fleece
A Fun Fleece Competition, bring along your white and coloured fleeces to exhibit and be judged.

Day to include Spinning, Felting & Pegloom Demonstrations.
Members are invited to bring wool and fleece products to put on display and for sale.
A Judge will help the Juniors on how to be a successful young handler
and some valuable tips for the showring.
Stock Judging Competition
Try your hand at placing four sheep in same order as the Judges.

Information on genetics, breeding advice and help on using the newly implemented PedeWeb available
The RBST will be joining us along with Fearings, the Ear Tag specialists and an Animal Portrait Artist
Enjoy a tasty Leicester Longwool spit roasted lamb lunch kindly provided by the Leicester Longwool Association
Grassroots now available via Links page