Saving the Breeds: A History of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust

Saving the Breeds: A History of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust


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ISBN-13: 9781873403303
Publisher: A&C Black Publishers, Ltd.
Publication date: 05/26/1994
Pages: 160

Table of Contents

Part 1 The early days: gestation—the Whipsnade gene bank, spreading the net, tracking them down, Stoneleigh, drawing the threads together
birth—spreading the load, the working party, the summer survey, the private collection, a national organization. Part 2 Formation of the Trust: the Task Conference
forming the Trust—a philosophy for rare breeds, the Advisory Committee, appeals and funding
getting down to it—a technical consultant, the Hunt newsletters, first annual report, catching the media, towards independence
settling down—a limited company, setting the pattern. Part 3 Groundwork: policy statements
council and committees
Chairmen—Joe Henson, Ann Wheatley-Hubbard, Richard Cooper, Geoffrey Cloke, Michael Rosenberg, Denis Vernon, Dudley Reeves
a membership organization?
support groups
phases of growth—executive director
fund-raising—chief executive. Part 4 Early ventures: the Linga Holm story
Boar Importation Project
Semen Bank and AI Project
rare breeds acceptance procedures—controversial breeds, ferals, poultry, the present situation
registration programmes—combined flock book, pigs, Shetland cattle. Part 5 Technical projects and marketing: the projects programme
surveys and registration
foot-and-mouth disease
breeding programmes
animal health
breed incentives
ownership of livestock
Trust farms
utilization—evaluation, the ecological angle, the marketing angle. Part 6 Communications: on paper—"The Ark", "Livestock Heritage", books, leaflets and illustrations
filmsand broadcasting
field days and annual general meetings
conferences and seminars—CAS Symposium 1982, joint Scottish symposia, policy seminars. Part 7 Shows and centres: the show demonstration programme
the trading company
the show & sale card grading
regional sales
approved centres. Part 8 The wider stage: the Warwick Conference and Rare Breeds International
past and future. Appendices: rare breeds acceptance procedures—priority list categories
council members and office holders—long service, current members of staff
grant-giving trusts and sponsors
corporate members.

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