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Catch up: Tom Blunt on Utilising Native Breeds for Conservation and Regenerative Grazing

On 9th March Tom Blunt, from the Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST), gave a comprehensive overview of the role that native rare breeds can play in conservation and regenerative grazing systems. A large number of different livestock options were discussed including; sheep, goats, cattle, equines and pigs. Tom explained some of the differences between species and breeds and their pros… Read more →

Utilising Native Breeds for Conservation and Regenerative Grazing

This will  be of interest to anyone who’d like to find out about Breed traits and their values for different grazing systems Economics of native breeds Native breeds in grassland, scrub, wood pasture mosaics Importance of native genetics in regenerative grazing systems Tom Blunt has been Field Officer for the Rare Breeds Survival Trust since October 2015. RBST are working… Read more →