Biological Farming Association ELKANA Conservation Farm Zemo Kodasheni, GE 0900 Zemo Khodasheni Akhmeta district ( last change : 04.05.2016 10:16:11 )

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very rare Kakheti pig
Address:
Biological Farming Association ELKANA
Conservation Farm Zemo Kodasheni
Elene Shatberashvili, Advocacy Officer
Gazapkhuli str. # 16,
GE- 0900 Zemo Khodasheni Akhmeta district
Phone : +995 32 2536486    
Email : advocacy@elkana.org.ge
Website: http://www.elkana.org.ge

Georgia has a reach agricultural biodiversity both in terms of plants, as well domestic animals. There were several international and national programs working on agricultural biodiversity conservation in Georgia, however all of them were focused on the conservation of plant genetic recourses. Local domestic animal breeds are extinct at present due to unregulated crossing. Zemo Khdasheni Conservation Farm (Kakheti, Akhmeta municipality) represents the fist attempt to carry our conservation activities of rare traditional livestock breeds of Georgia as a national heritage.
At present the following breeds are kept at the Conservation Farm of Zemo Khodasheni: Georgian mountain cow (sub-breed: Thush-Khevsuretian); Tushuri (tushetian) sheep; Megruli (megrelian) goat; Kakhuri (kakhetian) pig; Five populations of local hen.

Opening hours :
The farm can be visited every day from
08:00 to 18:00



 

 

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