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

18 Dec 2020

The Master Breeder criteria are reviewed on a periodic basis to maintain the relevance of the award. Following the 2020 review, the Board of Trustees have decided to introduce several changes to the criteria from 2021 onwards.

07 Dec 2020

Genus ABS are delighted to boast seven of the top 10 PLI sires according to the AHDB December proof run bull lists.

04 Dec 2020

The December 2020 proof run delivers the number one slot in three of the four main Holstein UK rankings for Semex UK.