Detailed Information: Leicester Longwool
The Leicester Longwool is an English breed of sheep. Alternative names for the breed include: Leicester, Bakewell Leicester, Dishley Leicester, English Leicester, Improved Leicester and New Leicester. It was originally developed by 18th-century breeding innovator Robert Bakewell.
The Leicester Longwool is listed as critically rare by the livestock conservancy (formerly, the american livestock breeds conservancy).