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Britannic Rare Breeds aim to promote all traditional native farmed livestock, in particular rare breeds and where possible make them easily obtainable.

Native breeds form a valuable part of our cultural heritage and their continued existence and genetic diversity is important to provide opportunities and options for both commercial and domestic circumstances in the future.
Rare breeds are rare because smallholders are rare, in truth we should all do our bit to grow our own and it is in this domestic, low intensity and small scale environment that so many traditional breeds flourish where a dependant commercial strain would not.

A great array of traditional breeds still exist and it is among this great diversity that you are likely to find a breed or variety ideally suited to your own environment, requirements and circumstances.

Featured Breed - Suffolk Punch horse

The Suffolk Horse or Suffolk Punch as it is also known is the traditional working horse of East Anglia. Once numerous, especially in the county of Suffolk, from which the breed derives its’ name, it is now the rarest UK heavy horse breed. In 2009 there are were only about 450 horses left in the country.

Read more about the Suffolk Punch here

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