Tuesday, March 10, 2009

History of the Bluefaced Leicester

This booklet was published in the UK for the Bluefaced Leicester Sheep Breeders' Association,
and is made available for purchase here in the States to USA breeders and enthusiasts.
It takes an in-depth look at the history of the Bluefaced Leicester starting with Robert Bakewell's work in 1700's. The Bluefaced Leicesters selection and development for use as a crossing sire to produce Mule progeny, documented with many black & white photos of the breed from as early as 1909.

You can order a copy of
'The Bluefaced Leicester ~ A History of the Breed'
by sending your email request to: beechtrfrm@aol.com
The cost of the booklet w/ shipping (in the USA) is $ 23