Holstein UK

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

Holstein UK is Europe’s largest independent dairy breed society offering a range of services to the dairy industry, focused on improving the genetics and profitability of the Holstein and British Friesian breeds. Owned by its members, the Society is dedicated to assisting Holstein and British Friesian dairy farmers to breed profitable, robust and productive dairy cattle. Holstein UK aims to aid its members going forward by highlighting the traceability, authenticity and quality of registered cattle. 

We understand that Holstein UK members are being contacted from unknown phone numbers and they are being asked to check and update personal details. Holstein UK is not affiliated with these phone calls, and we assure our members that they would not be contacted in this manner by The Society. If you have any concerns, please call 01923 695200.


The Holstein UK Group

The Cattle Information Service (CIS) is the UK's leading milk recording and health testing organisation operating a state-of-the-art laboratory.     National Bovine Data Centre (NBDC) exists to develop industry-leading analysis of data for the improvement of dairy production in the UK.   Holstein Young Breeders provides activities for young dairy farmers as a means of promoting, learning and providing new experiences.
Approved Registered Cattle (ARC) offers members access to the best priced cattle tags and provides assured traceability through DNA testing.   The British Friesian Breeders Club was formed in 1990 to promote and encourage the best of British Friesians.   UK Dairy Day is an event to attend for anyone connected to the dairy industry providing an opportunity to network, share knowledge and learn.


Latest News

05 Dec 2023

A new entrant in the shape of Peak AltaOrvar has hit the number one position on the genomic Holstein sires list, published today (5 December) by AHDB.

05 Dec 2023

Genosource Captain has been a long-term leader within the Holstein breed both as a young, genomic sire and now that he has daughters of his own.

04 Dec 2023

Entries are now open for the 2023 All Britain Awards