Preserving genetic diversity one lamb at a time: Manager of Rare Breeds Elaine Shirley talks about the 2009 generation of Leicester Longwools.
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The Ossabaw Hog shares its unique genetic legacy with visitors to Colonial Williamsburg’s Great Hopes Plantation. Historic Farmer Wayne Randolph talks about the rare breed.| Transcript
Feathers, fur, hoofs and horns bring the Historic Area to life. Elaine Shirley, manager of rare breeds, explains how we show happy animals to the public.| Transcript
Horses lend their speed and strength to the American colonies. Head coachman Joyce Henry shares the horse’s role in early Virginia.| Transcript
The humble honeybee sweetens the American story. Apiarist Bill Krebs says bees have been here since the beginning.| Transcript
Never at a loss for words, Rare Breeds Manager Elaine Shirley coins the phrase “disgustingly adorable” to describe this year’s lambs.| Transcript