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Louise Fairburn


Managing and Marketing Native Breed Sheep

Hear all about setting up and running a business based on native breed sheep, from selecting the right breed and the right animals to creating and marketing the produce.

About Louise Fairburn

Louise and her husband Ian have been breeding Lincolnshire longwools at Risby grange farm since moving there in 2004. From an initial six ewes and a ram, the flock has grown to 70 sheep – almost 10% of the UK Lincolnshire longwools population.

Louise now runs a business based on the breed selling wool, both fleeces and yarns, meat -lamb hogget and mutton, and breeding stock.