The Livestock Conservancy invites you to celebrate International Heritage Breeds Week Sunday, May 21 through Saturday, May 27. During the ninth annual celebration, the Conservancy is sharing the critically important message that rare breeds of livestock and poultry are an important part of the climate solutions needed for a changing planet. Biodiversity matters. ... Read more
Join the global conversation to raise awareness about endangered livestock and poultry breeds listed on our Conservation Priority List.
The Livestock Conservancy added eight more breeds to the Conservation Priority List, including two horse, one sheep and five rabbit breeds.
Endangered farm animals are not as familiar as endangered wildlife species. Conservation organizations from around the world celebrate International Heritage Breeds Week to raise awareness of the increasing threat to biodiversity in animal agriculture.