The Chamois Colored Goat is a breed of mountain goats that was developed in Switzerland. These are domesticated, dual-purpose goats that are popular for their good quality meat and tasty milk (and other dairy products). Known for their gentle disposition and good looks, these animals are also reared simply as house/farm pets in many places.
The Charnequeira Goat is an ancient breed of domesticated Portuguese goats. They are primarily red-colored, dual-purpose goats that are primarily raised for both milk and meat. These animals are easy to maintain since they require no specific housing in the farms, and can graze for their own food.
The Shetland Duck is a breed of highly endangered waterfowls that are native to the Shetland Islands in Scotland, located in the northern reaches of the United Kingdom. They are at present mainly raised for ornamental purposes and are known for their good looks and amusing personality, since they apparently seem to be very busy all day. However, urgent attention is required for the conservation of this breed.
The East Indies Duck is a bantam breed of domesticated waterfowls that are extremely well-known as pets for their completely beetle green-black plumage with a metallic sheen, especially in sunlight, and has rendered them their gorgeous looks. This trait is not found in any other duck, except for the Cayuga Duck. They are not meat or egg breed, but are extensively bred in houses and hatcheries for exhibition and decoration purposes.
The Australian Pit Game Fowl is a breed of chicken that was developed in Australia primarily as game birds. They are a popular choice for cock fights. There is also a bantam version of this breed that was developed by the fanciers for show purposes.
The Oland Goose is a breed of domestic waterfowls that has a very primitive history, so much so that, nothing in particular is known about their exact origin. Developed in the Öland Island in Sweden, this is an extremely rare variety of geese, and has been declared as critically endangered. They are known for their typical white and grey coloration.
The Nili-Ravi Buffalo is a large-size buffalo that are spread throughout a large area in Northern India especially Punjab), and is primarily a milk type of buffalo breed. However, the males are sometimes used for draught purposes, especially while preparing land for cultivation, and even as a good source of beef production.
The Faroese Goose is a breed of domestic goose that is indigenous to the Faroe Islands in Denmark. They are mostly reared for their valued meat, as well as, for their feathers.
The Saxony Duck is a breed of domesticated, very rare, crossbred ducks that was developed in Germany. The Saxony is not a very old breed, and is less than a century old, but is almost on its way to extinction. It was created mainly as a ‘dual-purpose’ breed – for the production of both meat and eggs. However, this colorful waterfowl is no less popular as a show bird, and is considered to be beautiful. The breed is suitable both as pets as well as for watching. Over the years, there have been a number of Saxony ducks winning at the waterfowl shows.
The Pomeranian Duck is a breed of very rare waterfowls, developed as a crossbreed in Germany. Known for its good looks and shimmering hues, this is a light duck breed that was primarily developed for both meat and eggs, and also as a pet breed. However, at present, they are mostly used for ornamental purposes, and are ideal as for domestic gardens and ponds.