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UK native animal breeds at risk list

The UK native breeds at risk (NBAR) list is for reference when claiming payments under the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE).


Definition of a breed for the purpose of the UK National Breed Inventory

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The Farm Animal Genetic Resources Committee identified the breeds that meet the criteria specified in the EU’s rural development regulations. The list has been accepted by the EU Commission and informs the Rural Development Programme for England.

You can read more information about the work of the Farm Animal Genetic Resources Committee.

Published 1 July 2012
Last updated 13 June 2014 + show all updates
  1. UK native breeds at risk list (NBAR) document replaced with updated version.

  2. Updated the Native Breeds at Risk document.

  3. First published.