"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
22 July 2021
    Ram Shearling or over 1st P & N Brown (Bonniebraes), 2nd B Lugsden (Neben), 3rd J Brown (Millmoor) 4th Roden Livestock Ram Lamb 1st D Grinnall (Haydan) 2nd J Brown (Millmoor) Ewe two shear or over 1st D Grinnall (Haydan) 2nd Roden Livestock 3rd B Lugsden (Neben) Ewe shearling 1st J Brown (...
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Upcoming Shows
14 June 2021
The Royal Highland Showcase, a one-day event with only exhibitors allowed on the day, attracted a superb entry of Border Leicesters with 40 top quality stock on show from 9 society members. Judge John Mauchlen, Spotsmains Kelso awarded the championship to Mary Laidlaw’s Drennan’s ewe – a two crop h...
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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