Wensleydale Longwool · Wool Breed

Wool Breed: Wensleydale Longwool

History: The Wensleydale Longwool sheep began in the early 19th century in the North Yorkshire area, as a cross between an old-type Teeswater ewe and a new Leicester ram. Fleece Facts: Size: large sheep with mature rams weighing up to 308 lbs (140kg); ewes around 220 lbs (100kg) Horns: Hornless Fleece Weight:  7-20 pounds (3.2-9… Continue reading Wool Breed: Wensleydale Longwool