Holstein Australia

Breeding a better business

Holstein Australia is the largest dairy 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 contain 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, member-focused voice on matters affecting genetic improvement in the Australian dairy industry.

Our Vision is to:

  •  add value to our members’ business through the provision of superior information services.

Our Mission is to:

  • Advance policies and manage issues relating to the industry.
  • Provide high quality, valued information services.
  • Promote Australian Holstein genetics, enabling members to grow their businesses.

Our Values are to:

  • Operate with high ethical standards, including integrity and credibility.
  • Maintain an independent, member focused position and views.