About Heritage Breeds Southwest
The goal of Heritage Breeds Southwest is to protect domestic animal
genetic diversity with an emphasis on breeds suited to arid lands.
- To preserve genetic diversity of animal agricultural systems.
- Educating children and adults with hands-on experience about
- To establish a conservation oriented model animal farm,
emphasizing breeds suited to arid regions.
- Multi-species exhibits with barnyard settings.
At this time we are raising:
- Wilbur-Cruce Spanish Barbs
- Black Australop Chickens
- Bronze Turkeys
- Cochin Chickens
Future and present projects include:
- The Barnyard Project
- The Rare Breeds Riding Center
- The Travelling Barnyard
Our book "Arizona's Spanish Barbs - The story of the Wilbur-Cruce
Horses" by Silke Schneider is available on Amazon.com and BarnsandNoble.com