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