"The truly versatile and quality dual purpose breed"
Welcome to the Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders
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23 November 2020
The Border Leicester first came to the attention of the great showman Arthur George of Llanidloes, who has recently passed away the age of 91, when he was an early enthusiast of the Welsh Halfbred ewe. Since the 1960s he was a regular exhibitor of Welsh Halfbreds throughout Wales and with great suc...
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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