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

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Conservation Grazing

What is conservation grazing?



Problems, Progress and Possibilities

Over 20%

of livestock breeds at risk worldwide


additions to the Genebank in 2018


the cost of a full cattle embryo collection

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Amount raised: £18,245.94

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Latest news

  • Exmoor ponies annual roundup

    Last week, RBST visited Exmoor, helping with the roundup of the beautiful Exmoor ponies, which are one of our most valued and endangered equine breeds. Read more

  • 2021 RBST Annual General Meeting

    The 2021 Annual General Meeting will be held at Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm, Amesbury Road, Cholderton, Salisbury, SP4 0EWat 12 noon on Thursday 4th November.  The meeting will be held in compliance with the Government COVID-19 guidelines on indoor meetings and social distancing in place at the time of the meeting. Read more

  • RBST Young Shepherd Final

    The RBST Young Shepherds Final will now take place at Springtime Live on Saturday 2nd April 2022 at the Great Yorkshire Showground,  Harrogate. Read more

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