Being strong boned and well wooled it is an agile sheep well able to withstand most exacting climates.
With its confirmation the Lonk ewe crossed with downland breeds regularly produces quick growing twins which can mature to killing weights in 12 weeks. Indeed the Lonk ewes have gained an enviable reputation for producing the right tight coated lamb with the extra length oand the right fat-lean combination which is sought after by today’s selective markets.
The Lonk wether also will grow to weights of 40-46Kg and are sought after by today’s selective market, it has been used by one of the leading chefs in the country and won the Great British menu for the Lonk Hotpot.
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Show and sale of registered lonk females and rams to take place at Clitheroe market on Monday the 7th October. Show at 11am sale at 1 pm!