Lincoln Longwools are characterized with an open, bluish-white face with wide-set, forward-pointing ears, a well-defined forelock of wool; a dark nose with wide-set nostrils, sturdy legs and fully covered with wool except for the lower part of the front legs. They typically have long lustrous lock-type fleeces and muscular bodies with large legs. They can adapt to many moderate-tocold environments, have an excellent high fat milk production, attentive mothers, and gentle dispositions. They are outstanding for crossbreeding with strong, long-lasting teeth and rot resistant feet. They are not genetically inclined to the onset of scrapie, and live long productive lives. Lincoln rams are typically 250 - 350 lbs and ewes 200 to 275 lbs, Typical Lincoln wool grows 12 inches annually with a fleece weight of 12-20 lbs. Fiber diameter is 31 microns and greater.
Natural Colored White Sheep
For more information about Lincoln Longwools, please visit the National Lincoln Sheep Breeders Association website at