Meatlinc Sheep are a
British breed, in the terminal sire category, developed from a breeding program
originated by Henry Fell in 1963. Originally a mixture of chosen individuals from five breeds, two British
and three French, the Meatlinc evolved as a result of many years of rigorous
and disciplined selection based on performance recording carried out under
strictly commercial conditions.The breed was closed to any further use of
outside genetic material in 1975. It is thus a genuine pure breed with
They are amongst
the biggest of the British breeds, a mature ram weighing 140 kg (over 300 lbs).
Their face is white, have tight
wool, with great length and heavy hindquarters.