The Lincoln longwool sheep is one of the most important breeds ever seen in our green and pleasant land. For centuries the wool from the sheep was exported to the continent by the ton. In addition the older sheep were walked to London to provide mutton, lanolin for soap and tallow for candles.
The Lincoln is also well known for it's unique genetics, not only producing a spectacular lustre wool but also showing resistance to several foot-rot causing organisms.
Now this breed needs support. It's numbers have declined alarmingly in recent years and more people are needed to help this tremendous breed continue into the future.
They are a very calm breed, which can be easily handled.
Would you like to own a small flock of these sheep?
If you want to talk about obtaining a flock why not e-mail the Secretary?
If you appreciate the aims of the Association but are not quite ready to get a flock why not consider becoming an Associate Member. For only £15 you will get access to flock visits, social events and a warm welcome at the major agricultural shows in Lincolnshire. See the "Join US" page on this site.
The Melton Show and Sale: This was extremely successful with a lot of quality stock being sold for very decent prices. The sale attracted a number of buyers, which led to some lively bidding.
Here is a link to the Pedeweb registration site for all those September registrations PEDEWEB
We have now set the Twitter account to the Association. Please follow @LLSBA to get the latest news.
We are also on Facebook.Click on the link on the left to see our home page.
The Photo Gallery has had a much needed overhaul. Lots of photos old and new.
There is a Flock visit planned for the 26th of May at Andrew Dennis' Farm.
Maurice is organising another showing workshop, follwing last year's success.
There are classes for Lincolns at the Masham show for the first time.
The experiment with the Newsletter is going well. If you are not receiving a copy on the first of each month let Steve know.
Showing has begun, and with a real bang. Michael and julie coney have won the Championship at the Notts show, then gone on to win the supreme champion. See the "At the shows" page.
We have received an article about the occurance of parasites this year. to read it click HERE.
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