Who We Are

Holstein Australia is the largest cattle breed society in Australia.

Established in 1914, it is committed to maximising the profitability of its 2000 members via the provision of world-class information, services and community.

Holstein Australia is recognised as a world leader in the provision of registration, classification and genetic improvement services for dairy producers. Its Herdbook and Appendix contains the records of more than one million animals, with 60,000 new registrations and 50,000 classifications each year.

Holstein Australia represents its members on numerous organisations, including the Australian Dairy Herd Improvement Scheme, National Herd Improvement Association and the World Holstein Friesian Federation. It also provides an independent voice on matters affecting genetic improvement in the Australian dairy industry.

How Holstein Australia can help you breed a better business

  • Improve your knowledge of breeding
  • Make better breeding decisions
  • Accelerate your genetic improvement program
  • Improve the value of surplus cows and heifers
  • Identify genetically superior individuals and families
  • Add significant long-term value to your herd
  • Provide internationally recognised records
  • Join a community of like-minded breeding enthusiasts
  • Enjoy social events throughout the year