Focus on Sheep

This section contains GAP information leaflets, publications and resources that focus on sheep.

Please note: We are currently in the process of reviewing and updating all our publications and we cannot currently guarantee the accuracy of all the content. Please contact the GAP office if you have any queries or concerns.

RBST Watchlist 2011

RBST Watchlist 2011

The Rare Breed Survival Trust's Watchlist is the official record of the numbers of the UK's rare native livestock breeds. The annual RBST Watchlist monitors the registered adult breeding female numbers and vulnerability of over 90 native breeds. Population genetics and trends in breed density and distribution are also facts included in the assessment of breed endangerment.

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RBST Training Course EID & EWE Management

RBST Training Course EID & EWE Management

RBST is running a series of sheep management courses for its members in Yorkshire and the Hull, Grimsby, Bridlington and Scunthorpe area. A holding number will also be required. Organised by RBST with partial funding from LANTRA and Yorkshire Forward, members will be given priority for bookings at a subsidised cost of just £15 per person.Two courses, designed specifically for keepers of rare and native breed sheep, will be available. Courses dates are available for November and more dates will be released for January and February. View or download the document below for details and a booking form.

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