Holstein UK Mission & Values

Our mission is to be squarely at the heart of the dairy industry and as such our aim is to assist our members in breeding profitable, robust and productive dairy cattle.  

We are a member-owned organisation dedicated to innovation and quality and are driven to continuously improve the services we offer.

We are the parent of two subsidiary companies, The Cattle Information Service and The Centre for Dairy Information

The CIS is the UK's leading milk recording and health testing organisation operating a state-of-the-art laboratory.  

The Centre of Dairy Information (CDI) exists to develop industry-leading analysis of data for the improvement of dairy production in the UK.

Latest News

29 Sep 2016

2016 Premier Pedigree Herd Competition

Andrew C Birkle's Whinchat herd has been crowned the winner of the 2016 Premier Pedigree Herd Competition at UK Dairy Day. Following in Reserve was Dennis Smith's Oakroyal herd and Honourable Mention, R D H & M Bowen, Lan Holsteins.

New Genomic-Proven Friesians

Cogent are delighted to welcome the Friesian breed to the genomic era with the launch of their new dedicated stud book. UK Genomic evaluations of young sires have been available for Holsteins since 2012; with the August evaluation run we now see them now available for the Friesian Breed too. 

23 Sep 2016

Journal advert discount for B&W Sale Consignments

Deadline to book your breeder advert: Friday 7th October. Contact Emma at

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