English Leicester Sheep
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English Leicester sheep were developed by Robert Bakewell in the 1700s in England. They have now been developed to gain weight quickly and to grow fast. The English Leicester has been used to improve many sheep breeds because of its meaty carcass and heavy fleece. It is one of the few truly pure breeds.
Their face is generally wedge shaped, covered in white hairs and can appear to have a blue tinge. They have strong shoulders and leveled with the back, which is flat.
The fleece is heavy, curly, soft, and lustrous. Their annual staple lengths range from 8 – 9 inches. The fiber diameter is 32 - 38 microns. Fleeces weighs between 11 - 15 lbs even reaching 20 lbs per year. They are considered endangered but small flocks
English Leicester Sheep For Sale In The USA
|Three Fates Farm||Crete||IL||(708) 514-4962|||
|Grindstone Ridge Farm||Myersville||MD||(301) 908-5985|||
|Cranberry Creek Fibers||Westminster||MD||(410) 596-4916|||
|Maple Hill Farm||Midland||MI||(989) 631-2796|||
|Hidden Spring Farm||Snow Camp||NC||(336) 376-1218|||
|Maple Frost Farm||Langdon||NH||(603) 835-6488|||
|The Silver Maple Farm||Frankfort||OH||(740) 998-4239|||
|Fluffy U Fiber Farm||Dover||PA||(717) 887-2364|||
|The Ross Farm||Eighty Four||PA||(724) 986-1925|||
|Aboundingful Farm||Palmyra||PA||(717) 964-3168|||
|Seitview Farm||Unionville||VA||(540) 445-1242|||
|Old Gjerpen Farm||Culpeper||VA||(540) 829-5683|||
|Buckeye View Farm||Eggleston||VA||(540) 922-4025|||
|Wild Rose Farm||Oak Harbor||WA||(360) 202-8474|||
|Wandering Peacock Farm||Reeseville||WI||(920) 626-6365|||
|Asylum Farm Sheep & Poultry||Juneau||WI||(920) 988-6741|||
|Hopping Acres||Bruceton Mills||WV||(304) 379-2212|||
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