"The truly versatile and quality dual purpose breed"
Welcome to the Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders
Latest News
8 August 2023
James Stobo CBE.   The Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders was saddened this morning to learn of the passing of James Stobo CBE.   Jim was a well known and well-respected breeder, who farmed at Fishwick and later stayed at Knapdene House, which many of you may know had great views to the...
Upcoming Sales

After a difficult year the Society is able to publish a list of Official Society sales, all subject to ongoing Covid restrictions.

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Upcoming Shows

We are pleased to advise you of a number of shows that are going ahead shortly including our National Show at Carlisle.

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Key strengths of the Border Leicester
  • Hybrid Vigour – producing high performance breeding ewes
  • Excellent maternal characteristics – producing early maturing lambs
  • Fast growth – producing fast finishing butchers lambs
  • Easy keeping nature – producing easy to manage ewes for farms of all sizes
  • Quality meat – producing a quality product for the housewife