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Breeds of Livestock - Lonk Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Lonk Sheep

Lonk

lonk-web-1.jpgAlso Known By: Improved Haslingden

Found in the central and sounth Pennines in England the Lonk is a carpet wool breed also raised for its meat production. The breed is of the Blackfaced Mountain type and is similar to the Derbyshire Gritstone but is horned.

Reference:

Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.

Photographs:

John Thompson, Animal Photography, Marylebone Mews, London W1G 8PY.



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