When considering whether rare and native breeds of livestock are suitable there are many elements to consider, these vary across species. If you are looking for advice then you are able to contact your local field officer.
If you have land or are looking to acquire some land there are a number of basic things to consider:
Turkeys are fantastic birds with our native breeds now in very low numbers. We work closely with the Turkey Club UK to promote these breeds.
The RBST look at the numbers of registered animals, these are with the relevant breed society.
How to get started with livestock. The rules and regulations required for keeping farm livestock vary across species and can be different depending on your location.
Once you have made the decision to purchase livestock it can be a tough decision when deciding what species and breed to select.