"The truly versatile and quality dual purpose breed"
Welcome to the Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders
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11 October 2020
It is with great sadness that we announce the recent death of John Bell of the famous Knowsie flock from Milton of Philorth, Fraserburgh. John and Sally bred many champions and top prices at the Aberdeen, Huntly and Lanark sales as well as numerous national shows and Knowsie tups have had a huge in...
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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