Research and analysis
Census information on livestock breeds
- Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
- Part of:
- FAnGR resources for farmers and livestock breeders, Biodiversity and ecosystems, and Animal and plant health
- First published:
- 11 August 2011
Numbers of females in breeds of cattle, sheep, pig, goat and horse predicted from a single year's registration data.
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The information is published by the Farm Animal Genetic Resources (FAnGR) Committee.
Census information on livestock breeds is necessary for the planning and review of conservation measures. It is fundamental to constructing priority lists and for determining whether individual breeds qualify for incentives.
You can read more information about the work of the Farm Animal Genetic Resources Committee.
Published: 11 August 2011