Merino - Our Passion
Lesley Prior is the Stud Owner and Principal. Well known and respected in the international Merino community, she has worked for many years with colleagues in Australia to develop the sheep on the Tellenby Stud. She is a member of the Australian Superfine Woolgrowers Association and was recently granted Associate membership of the Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders - the first ever outside Australia. Lesley is also a proud Council Member of The CampaignFor Wool, the organisation founded by HRH The Prince of Wales to promote all wool on a world-wide basis. Lesley has given talks at The Oxford Real Farming Conference, The International Wool Textile Organisation and many other places. She has appeared on BBC Radio 4 Costing The Earth and Farming Today and most recently on the popular BBC TV programme, Countryfile.