A pedigree flock of ‘vulnerable’ rare breed Lincoln Longwool sheep has found a new home on the University of Lincoln’s Riseholme Campus, where they will help to preserve the future of the breed and enhance agricultural teaching, learning and research.

The University’s farm is now the proud owner of 10 Lincoln Longwool ewes – the UK’s largest native sheep breed, renowned for its large heavy fleece of long lustrous wool, to which the county owes much of its historic wealth.

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