Livestock Conservancy Updates Conservation Priority Lists

The Livestock Conservancy published its annual update of the Conservation Priority Lists for endangered breeds of livestock, poultry, and equines. In 2022, five breeds graduated from the “Critical” category to the “Threatened” category, while four breeds moved from “Watch” to “Critical” and 17 breeds moved from “Watch” to “Threatened.” Also, Soay British Sheep were added to the list for the first time, in the “Threatened” category. Find the complete lists and descriptions of all the breeds online.