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Official State Heritage Designations (mammals)

Official heritage designations (mammals) listed by state. (List by state or year).
StateList by state Name Designated as Year
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Louisiana [ None ]    
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Nevada [ None ]    
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New York [ None ]    
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Ohio [ None ]    
Oklahoma [ None ]    
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Pennsylvania [ None ]    
Rhode Island [ None ]    
South Carolina Marsh tacky Official State Heritage Horse of South Carolina 2010
South Carolina Mule Official State Heritage Work Animal of South Carolina 2010
South Dakota [ None ]    
Tennessee [ None ]    
Texas [ None ]    
Utah [ None ]    
Vermont Randall lineback Official state heritage breed of livestock 2005
Virginia [ None ]    
Washington [ None ]    
West Virginia [ None ]    
Wisconsin [ None ]    
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Wyoming [ None ]    
Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle and Pigs

Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle and Pigs, by Carol Ekarius. 99 pages. Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC (September 10, 2008)

Learn how to improve the day-to-day operation as well as the profitability of your farm by raising healthier, more contented animals. Temple Grandin, North America's most influential advocate of humane livestock treatment, shares dozens of methods and detailed plans she has developed for low-stress ways to move livestock on pastures, paddlocks, and feedlot pens. The benefits are great -- for you and for your livestock.

The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy is a nonprofit membership organization working to protect over 180 breeds of livestock and poultry from extinction. Included are asses, cattle, goats, horses, sheep, pigs, rabbits, chickens, ducks, geese, and turkeys.

Storey's Illustrated Guide to 96 Horse Breeds of North America

Storey's Illustrated Guide to 96 Horse Breeds of North America, by Judith Dutson. 416 pages. Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC (October 1, 2005)

It is impossible to imagine the history of North America without the horse. For more than 500 years, horses have served as workers and warhorses, as companions and partners. In this first-ever comprehensive tribute, equestrian author and expert Judith Dutson captures the spirit of these noble animals and provides a wealth of information about each breed’s particular history, special uses, conformation standards, and much more. Handsome, full-color action photographs and explanatory drawings enliven every page.

This 96-breed panorama covers North America's remarkable diversity of horse breeds, from the popular and well known to the rare and obscure.

Draft Horses and Mules: Harnessing Equine Power for Farm & Show

Draft Horses and Mules: Harnessing Equine Power for Farm & Show, by Gail Damerow, Alina Rice. 272 pages. Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC (October 8, 2008)

Hardworking and intelligent, draft horses and mules provide clean-energy power for an impressive array of tasks. Cultivate farmland, haul logs, give tourists quiet rides through historic neighborhoods, pack into the wilderness, or simply enjoy sunny drives through the countryside — draft horses and mules love to work, and they bring their strength and endurance to every job. This complete guide is all you need to learn how to select, train, feed, care for, and work with these impressive animals.