Help us monitor, save and promote our UK native livestock breeds

Watchlist overview

Find out more about the RBST Watchlist

Published:

Author:

Conservation Grazing

What is conservation grazing?

Published:

Author:

Problems, Progress and Possibilities

Over 20%

of livestock breeds at risk worldwide

113

additions to the Genebank in 2018

£3,200

the cost of a full cattle embryo collection

Support the Rare Breeds Survival Trust

See animals

Find your local farm park to see our rare breeds!

Published:

Author: Elizabeth Fearnley

Donate

Your donations help us save livestock everyday!

Published:

Author:

Target amount: £2,147,483,647.00

Amount raised: £14,864.44

Volunteer for us

Find local volunteer groups near you!

Published:

Author: Sarah Spriggs

Latest news

  • Chatsworth Farmyard Awarded Rare Breeds Accreditation

    Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) has awarded RBST accreditation to Chatsworth Farmyard, recognising its important contribution to the conservation of some the rarest livestock and equine breeds native to the UK. The award comes ahead of the farmyard’s reopening to visitors after several months closed in line with Covid restrictions. Read more

  • NEW WATCHLIST FOR RAREST UK BREEDS

    Rare Breeds Survival Trust says its new RBST Watchlist, published today in a fresh format, reflects growing recognition among farmers and smallholders of the commercial potential and environmental importance of the UK’s rare breeds of livestock and equines. Read more

  • RBST MANIFESTO FOR SCOTLAND 2021

    RBST Scotland today launched a manifesto for Scotland's native livestock and equines. Read more

Latest blogs