Heritage Cattle Press Center

News Announcement:Beef Devon calves

In an effort to secure the term Heritage in the food and agricultural marketplaces, The Livestock Conservancy, a non-profit organization working to ensure the survival of rare breeds of livestock and poultry, has defined the term Heritage Cattle and established criteria for beef and dairy products made from Heritage Cattle breeds.

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