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 breed profitable, robust and productive dairy cattle. Holstein UK has a portfolio of services designed to improve breeding decisions, quality of dairy cows and herd life, whilst providing opportunities for members to network.
Cattle registered with Holstein UK are more productive and therefore more valuable. With good farm records, upgrading a herd to pedigree status is easy, Animals can be registered using their official ear tag identity; by phone or online. Using our advanced computer links, Holstein UK will also transfer information to BCMS at no additional cost, giving you one less thing to worry about.
Approved Registered Cattle
ARC offers HUK members access to the best priced cattle tags and provides assured traceability of animals through DNA testing.
Type Classification Scheme
We operate an accredited Type Classification scheme for dairy cattle in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Genomic testing provides twice as much genetic information on young animals than the traditional pedigree index
Holstein UK present a number of awards to recognise member, herd and showing achievements.
Interested in welcoming visitors to view your herd or visiting other Holstein and British Friesian herds? We have a herd directory available of herds that are happy to be contacted to arrange a visit.
Order your herd sign for your pedigree herd from our approved supplier Mendip Signs
Holstein UK Image Gallery
View the Holstein UK images from events and competitions.