Breed Description

Car

A champion English Leicester ram.

Car

English Leicester ewe and lamb.

Car

Broad staples with a well defined crimp.

Head & Face

Eyes/Ears

Neck/Shoulders/Chest

Back/Ribs

Hind Quarters

Legs & Feet

Skin

Carriage

Fleece 32-38 microns (40s - 46s count)

Constitution & General Appearance

Meat

The English Leicester is a dual purpose sheep. Confirmation pertains to quality cuts of meat. Broad flat back allows development of eye muscle whilst the full, rounded hindquarter provides two well muscled legs.

English Leicester meat is now available at selected Farmersí Markets in Victoria and Tasmania.