British Milksheep - Sheep breed

Developed by Lawrence Alderson between the early 1960's and 1980.

Uses:The most prolific native breed when bred pure. A dairy breed also suited for crossing to produce prolific ewes. Lamb, hogget, mutton. Wool: Blended for knitting yarns.
Origin:Wiltshire, England
Class:Down. Strictly speaking a composite breed. Polled.
Colour:Creamy white
Parentage:Bluefaced Leicester, Dorset Horn, Poll Dorset, Lleyn, East Friesland
Breed Club:

British Milk Sheep Society

www.britishmilksheep.com

 

 

 

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