"The truly versatile and quality dual purpose breed"
Welcome to the Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders
Latest News
13 January 2022
It is with great sadness that the Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders announces the passing of William Blackhall of the Deeside flock. One of five brothers their father John had a small flock of Borders in 1937. William’s earliest memories of the breed were in1945 at the age of ten feeding t...
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Upcoming Sales
5 January 2022
We are holding our Premier Female Sale at Harrson & Hetherington Carlisle on Monday 10th January 2022 The Sale comprises 34 Females Judging will commence at 10.30am and the sale will be at 11.30am The sale will all be fully MV Accredited Please see Statement from Harrison & Hetherington issued ...
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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