"The truly versatile and quality dual purpose breed"
Welcome to the Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders
Latest News
7 July 2021
Our exciting plans to celebrate 125 years of the Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders. All these events will take place on Saturday 7th August in Borderway Auction Mart by kind permission of Harrison & Hetherington. Our exciting plans to celebrate 125 years of the Society of Border Leicester ...
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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