Holstein UK

Welcome to Holstein UK, 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 (CIS) and National Bovine Data Centre (NBDC).

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.

The British Friesian Breeders Club was formed in 1990 to promote and encourage the best of British Friesians.


Latest News

Holstein Young Breeders (HYB) is delighted to announce that this year’s winner of The Louise Hartley Award is Phil Potts of the Border and Lakeland Club. The award was presented to Phil by John and Sarah Hartley at the All Breeds All Britain Calf Show on Sunday 20th October in recognition of him continuously going the extra mile for his club.

The Holstein Young Breeders (HYB) Australian Exchange returns for a fourth year, with a passionate HYB member awarded the trip of a lifetime down under in January.

A trip to Italy for the Open Junior Show has proved triumphant for the HYB team with both the Junior Champion and Senior Champion titles being claimed.