Heritage Livestock - United Kingdom

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United Kingdom
Sunday, May 14, 2023 to Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Type of Travel: 
Travel Course
Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2023
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Program Director(s): 

Tour the farms and regions of the United Kingdom to learn about purebred livestock and breed development and to see where many animal breeds originated. Visits to multiple rare breed farm parks will allow students access to more than 25 rare breeds of cattle, pigs, sheep, horses and goats. Additional stops iclude a visit to Haven Herefords to see the oldest breeding herd of herford Cattle in the world, and a visit to Ballindalloch castle to see the olderst Aberdeen Angus herd in the world.

Cultural visits include a stop at the World War II American Cemetery at Cambridge, UNESCO World Heritage Site Hadrian’s Wall, and the historic city of Edinburgh.