Devon And Cornwall Longwool

A large, sturdy sheep with a distinctive longwoolled fleece

Native Breed Rare Breed

The Devon and Cornwall Longwool is a hardy breed able to cope with most conditions and do well on most grazing. They're known for their massive fleeces and it is often said that they produce more wool per sheep than any other British breed. It is a very traditional West Country sheep and they're easy grazers, they thrive on grass and roots, and produce a fantastic meat that tastes like lamb used to taste. They are a lean breed with a little fat making the meat tender & tasty.