In accordance with EU zootechnical legislation, Defra lists recognised breed societies for bovine, ovine, porcine and caprine species.
This is a list of recognised breed societies for bovine, ovine, porcine and caprine species. The list of recognised equine breed organisations is also available.
EU zootechnical legislation supports intra-Community trade in purebred breeding cattle, sheep and goats, pigs and hybrid pigs, and equines, and their genetic material.
You can read more information about the work of the Farm Animal Genetic Resources Committee.
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