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Lincoln Longwool

The Risby Flock, source ©Louise Fairburn
The Risby Flock, source ©Louise Fairburn

The Lincoln is the largest British sheep, developed specifically to produce the heaviest, longest and most lustrous fleece of any breed in the world. Great numbers were exported to many countries to improve the size and wool quality of their native breeds. The versatile fleece is in great demand for spinning, weaving and many other crafts.

For further information, please visit the breeds association website:

Lincoln Longwool Sheep Breeders Association