Beef Cattle Associations

Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef

The ability of cattle ranchers in central Florida to partner with public water agencies in developing sustainable practices was recently showcased to representatives of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB). Representatives from four continents comprising beef producers, processors, retailers and other organizations working toward continuous improvement in sustainable practices in the beef industry met at the Archbold Biological Station near Venus, Fla., for GRSB’s semi-annual executive board meeting in early October.

Akaushi: A Genetic Treasure

Akaushi beef inspires praise for trumping other breeds in marbling capacity and health benefits, while the breed itself displays competitive traits such as feed efficiency and calving ease.

Bubba Bain, executive director of the American Akaushi Association; Jordan Beeman, president of HeartBrand Beef; and Bill Fielding, CEO of HeartBrand Beef, collectively divulge the story of their prized product that they expect will “change the industry.”

Over the past century, Akaushi cattle were fondly considered Japan’s “national treasure.” Their genetics were strictly guarded and unshared with the international cattle market.

Beefmaster Breeders United

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Minnesota Cattlemen's Association

The Minnesota Cattlemen's Association would like to invite you to view the listings of cattle at this site. We believe that we have cattle that can compete in today's market as well as quality that you can depend on. Our lots are a variety of sizes, which you can group into semi-loads or buy as is.

Aldermere Farm

Aldermere Farm, a landmark of midcoast Maine, is one of the world's premier breeders of Belted Galloway cattle. The 136-acre farm is owned and managed by Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a statewide land conservation organization dedicated to protecting the scenic beauty, outdoor recreational opportunities, ecological diversity, and working landscapes of the Maine coast. The Trust maintains Aldermere as a working farm and educational center, helping visitors deepen their appreciation for land conservation and sustainable agriculture.

Breed – Gelbvieh

Several societies for improved breeding of the cattle were founded. The societies aimed at improvement through standardizing the indigenous breed by selecting the best bulls, purebreeding for a single color and improvement of performance in work fitness and milk production. In 1897, the Breed Society for Yellow Franconia Cattle for Middle and Upper Franconia Cattle for Middle and Upper Franconia in Nurnberg was founded. It was followed by the Breed Society for Gelbvieh in Lower Franconia, based in Wurzburg and founded in 1899.

Since World War II, Germany used a stringent selection program to repopulate its cattle herds. Only three percent of the registered cows were used to produce potential bulls. These cows were selected on structural soundness and conformation. was founded to create an affordable, easy to use, feature-rich breeder and cattle sales promotion website geared toward the show cattle and the high performance breeding industries.

American Galloway Breeders Association

Galloways have it all: Structural Soundness, Udder Soundness, Moderate Frame Size, Docile Disposition, Fleshing Ability, Fertility, Mothering Ability, Adaptability to Environment, Convenience Traits, Strongly polled, Maximum Feed Efficiency.

American Angus Association

The American Aberdeen-Angus Breeders' Association (name shortened in 1950s to American Angus Association) was founded in Chicago, Illinois, on November 21, 1883, with 60 members. The growth of the Association has paralleled the success of the Angus breed in America.

In the first century of operation, more than 10 million head were recorded. The Association records more cattle each year then any other beef breed association, making it the largest beef breed registry association in the world.

Beef Cattle Associations

Posted on 23 October 2009

The beef cattle associations directory is a listing of purebred and crossbred beef cattle associations in the US. Each association highlights and promotes the particular attributes that producers take into consideration when choosing a beef cattle breed. In this section you will find contact information for each association, accompanied with a brief summary of each breed's strengths and traits. Look in our Cattle Beef Breeders section to find farmers raising each breed and look in the Beef Cattle For Sale – Seedstock directory for breeding stock.

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