Flock 1930 & 2376 – "Quality Lleyn Sheep"

About Lleyn Sheep

Lleyn sheep are a Low Maintenance, Easy Lambing, Highly Efficient breed that  produces quality prime lamb.

Lleyn sheep originate from the Lleyn peninsula in Wales and until recently were a relatively unfamiliar breed of sheep in the UK. Over the past 10 years the Lleyn breed has caught the eye of many farmers, and now Lleyn sheep can be found almost all over Britain & Ireland. Farmers soon find that the Lleyn is an ideal ewe, quiet in nature, prolific, has great maternal instincts, milky, & will not eat you out of house and home. The Lleyn fits in to many situations and its versatility suits both lowland and upland grazing.



More lambs per ewe, more ewes per acre. Long-lived and durable ewes cut cost of replacements. Low winter feed requirements.

Carcase Quality

  • 64% pure Lleyn lambs graded at U & R at 3L
  • 57% Terminal sire X Mule lambs graded at U & R at 3L
  • Pure Lleyn lambs produce a more consistent carcase
  • Pure Lleyn lambs achieve similar, if not better, grades and weights than lambs from terminal sires on Mules


Suits a variety of management systems. Lambs indoors or outside. Thrives on upland and lowland grazing. Excels at producing both prime lamb and quality pure or cross-bred replacements.


Excellent milky mothers. Rear 200% lambs with ease. Lambs are hardy, lively and quick to suck. Easy lambing when crossed with terminal sires.

Long Lived

Strong, durable ewes with good structure. Registered rams inspected for structure, conformation and type.

Low Maintenance

The Lleyn ewe offers the following;

  • Medium sized ewe
  • Quiet and docile
  • Easily handled
  • Low feed requirements
  • Easy lambing
  • Minimal shepherding

Low Disease Risk

Source high health status sheep from Society sales – MV Acc, EAE Acc & Scrapie Monitored stock available. Option of running a closed flock to improve biosecurity.

Improve the Health of your Flock

Biosecurity is becoming an important issue for the sheep industry in the UK . Many
members of the Lleyn Sheep Society have closed their flocks in an effort to improve the health status of the sheep they produce, and to maintain their disease-free position.


Lleyns have been found to be well suited to organic production with low demand on limited forage, little feed inputs required and what appears to be a natural tolerance to worms