"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
1 January 2024
We will be holding our Annual Show & Sale of In Lamb Ewes.  The Show will be judged by Mrs Susan Orr, Elsrickle Mains There is an entry form to download should you have femles to enter
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