Guidance

Lists of recognised animal breeding organisations

In accordance with EU zootechnical legislation, Defra lists recognised breed societies for bovine, ovine, porcine and caprine species.

Documents

Bovine list: recognised associations

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Caprine list: recognised associations

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Ovine list: recognised associations

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Porcine list: recognised associations

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Zootechnical guidance

Detail

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.

If you have any questions, please email us at: fangr@defra.gsi.gov.uk