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Loss of livestock breeds 'alarming'

PUBLISHED: 00:01 03 November 2007 | UPDATED: 08:16 28 March 2014

The Shetland cow is currently classified as endangered by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust 
Photo courtesy Shetland Cattle Breeders’ Association

The Shetland cow is currently classified as endangered by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust Photo courtesy Shetland Cattle Breeders’ Association

November 2007: The rate of extinction of livestock breeds around the world is “alarming”, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation.














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