Beef Cattle Associations

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.

Beefmaster Breeders United

Today's Beefmaster breeders continue to strive for the standard of excellence expressed in these six essentials. They also select for calving ease, fast early growth, moderate frame, easy fleshing ability and longevity. Strictly adhering to the Lasater six essentials will make that success easier and faster to accomplish

American Simmental Association

The success of the American Simmental Association is dependent on the success of our members. In turn, our members’ success is dependent on their cattle making an important and significant contribution to the beef industry. The highest priority is to maintain and nurture services and products, which bring value to ASA members’ customers.

American Shorthorn Association

In 1822, the first herd book record was established by Shorthorn breeders called the Coates Herd Book. In 1846 The American Shorthorn Herd Book was the first to be published in this country for any breed, with the formation of the American Shorthorn Association (ASA) following 26 years later in 1872. Breeders from nine states formulated the organization, wishing to provide a service for its members and a way to record ancestry through the registration of Shorthorns. The ASA is one of the oldest American breed organizations in existence today.

American Bucking Bull Inc.

The Foundation for the Bucking Bull Industry.

National Cattlemen's Beef Association Denver

Turn in whatever direction you may and large interests are protected associated effort: the insurance men, the national banks, the stockyard corporations, each speak to us with a single voice, hold us in the cattleman, in his effort iron grip of a single strong hand… The single for terms and conditions, is fighting an individual battle against a thousand combined in one, against hundreds of thousands of dollars controlled by a single mind, the will of the organization. It is an unequal battle… alone, the cattlemen is nothing; in combination, everything.
G.F. Patrick
Rancher Pueblo, Colorado

Upon establishing the National Live Stock Growers Association at the first convention held in Denver, Colorado, January 1898.

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