Wool on the Hoof Champion, Great Yorkshire Show, 2018

We are pleased to announce that a wonderful, home bred, shearling ram from the Doulton Flock in North Yorkshire, has won the title of Champion Wool on the hoof 2018, at Great Yorkshire this July. He has a truly wonderful, even, crimped white fleece, which the judge obviously thought was the business!

Border Leicester sheep, their uses, advantages and where to get them!

Read on through our site where you will find all sorts of interesting information regarding the history, description and uses of the Border Leicester sheep, their fleeces and their beautiful wool!

Doulton Border Leicester wool

We also have details of the beautiful Border Leicester yarn produced by The Doulton Flock from North Yorkshire, showing what amazing fleece and wool the breed produces.

They grow, process and sell  this rare breed, slaughter free, Border Leicester pure British wool in 4ply, DK and Aran weight yarns in a spectrum of tempting shades. All Made in Yorkshire.

I hope that this site will help you discover the true potential of the amazing, versatile Border Leicester! A wonderful sheep with over 200 years of history!

 

The Border Leicester breed

About the Breed

On our site you will read all sorts of interesting information - how the breed came to be - what a Border Leicester should look like - what the Border Leicester can do for other breeds.

 

The Doulton Flock Border Leicester Wool

Our Wool

In 2015 the first pure Border Leicester yarn was processed from the Doulton Flock. All the fleeces were hand picked for this Limited Edition Yarn from the flock which is slaughter-free.
The yarn itself is so beautiful and comes in 3 weights. and 15 tempting shades

 

 

Border Leicester Sheep for Sale

Border Leicester Sheep for Sale

In this section we let you know where and when you can go to buy the Border Leicester.
There also many adverts offering private sales of beautiful Border Leicester shearling ewes and rams.
The picture above shows shearling rams at Kelso Ram Sales.

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