Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science
Breeds of Livestock - Lonk Sheep
Also 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.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
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