That SA Holstein is the only organization which is
officially recognized by the World Holstein Friesian Federation (WHFF)
and the new Animal Improvement Act that may:
Issue pedigrees of registered Holsteins.
Register Holsteins and keep such a data base in
tact for official recording purposes and other needs that may
arise from its members.
Provide officially recognized classification
services and analysis thereof.
Provide classification and judges courses.
Allow or stop importation of genetic material.
Provide sales and shows under its auspices.
Furthermore, did you know SA Holstein...
Is, according to the Act, responsible for the
whole breed - registered as well as grade.
Is the only breed Society that has copyright on
its pedigrees (since 1946).
Is the only breed Society in South Africa that
formed a public company in which its members have the majority
Did you also know that...
SA Holstein’s data is constantly required as
official data, to resolve court cases.
Members may subtract fees paid to SA Holstein
from their income tax forms.
Certificates of registered Holsteins can be used
as collateral with certain banks.
Registered Holsteins do not have to be branded.
And as a reminder -
Did you know five SA Holstein members have to date received the
honour of “SA Farmer of the Year”?
Surely you must admit that SA Holstein members are a dynamic and
progressive group of people!