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national farm animal associationsDirectory of American farm animal breeders and organizations including registries, farm animal breeder associations, breed auctions, and rescue groups.

Breeder Associations

These groups provide current information about specific breeds of animals as well as animals for sale. Many species of farm animals and sub species are represented by these organizations.

Many of the breed organizations provide histories of the breed including place of origin and dates of interbreeding that established new breeds.

Special Interest Organizations

There are numerous councils and associations devoted to specific agricultural interests such as the American Forage and Grasslands Council, the National Agricultural Law Center, and The American Egg Board. These organizations are devoted to providing quality information to the farm animal industry.

National Hay Sources

Directory of sources to buy livestock and horse hay throughout the United States.

Farm Animal Associations

ACR American Coopworth Registry
Coopworth Sheep
82 Sproul Hill Rd
Bristol, ME
The Coopworth is known for its productivity and easy care characteristics. Coopworth sheep are a medium sized, dual purpose, longwool breed, with an alert but quiet disposition.

Alpaca Llama Show Association
Alpaca and Llamas
607 California Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA
To promote Llamas and Alpacas by enhancing the visibility and demonstrating the versatility of Lamas at shows. In so doing ALSA establishes guidelines for the shows, educates the judges and records the achievements of the individual Llamas.

Alpines International Club
Alpine Goats
Alpines International Club. The Alpine Dairy Goat is also referred to as the French Alpine or American Alpine and registration papers for this dairy goat use both designations and they are synonymous. The Alpine dairy goat is a medium to large size animal, alertly graceful, and the only breed with upright ears that offers all colors and combinations of colors giving them distinction and individuality.

Ameraucana Breeders Club
Ameraucana Chicken Breeders
Chicken breeder club. The purpose of the Ameraucana Breeders Club is to encourage the continued improvement of Ameraucana bantams and large fowl through breeding, exhibition, and dissemination of relevant information.

American Angora Goat Breeders Association
Angora Goat Registry
P.O. Box 195
Rocksprings, TX
(830) 683-4483
The American Angora Goat Breeders' Association located in Rocksprings, Texas, established in 1900, is primarily concerned with maintaining registration records showing pedigrees of all registered Angoras and to keep records of all transfers showing ownership on all such goats.

American Angus Association
Angus Cattle Breeder Association
3201 Frederick Blvd.
St. Joseph, MO
Since its inception, the American Angus Association has evolved into an industry-leading beef organization that offers a variety of resources and services to thousands of members and producers interested in Angus genetics.
Angus cattle have good marbling ability and meat quality and are raised in the US, Australia, and Europe.
The large herds of Angus beef cattle in America were built up by purchasing stock directly from Scotland. Twelve hundred cattle alone were imported, mostly to the Midwest, in a period of impressive growth between 1878 and 1883.

American Bantam Association
Bantam Chicken Breeders
PO Box 127
Augusta, NJ
Since 1914 the American Bantam Association has represented bantam breeders and their special interests. It has grown into a strong and vibrant national organization that promotes the breeding and exhibiting of all kinds of bantams.

American Barbados Blackbelly Sheep Registry
Barbado Blackberry Sheep
P.O. Box 237
McKean, PA
Dedicated to the preservation of the Barbados Blackbelly hair sheep. The herdbook of the NABSR will remain permanently open to any individual sheep which passes inspection and has adequately demonstrated its ability to reproduce in kind.

American Beefalo Association
PO Box 295
Benton City, WA
American Beefalo Association, Inc is a member driven organization that has as its primary objective the registration, improvement, and promotion of the Beefalo breed. The organization was formed in November of 2008 when American Beefalo International and American Beefalo World Registry joined to form a single organization with a single voice for the Beefalo breed.

American Belgian Blue Breeders, Inc.
P.O. Box 154
Hedrick, IA
(641) 653-2332
Belgian Blue Cattle originated in the small European country of Belgium. While today Belgian Blue cattle are their own fullblood registered breed, their roots can be tracked back well over a century to a crossing of Durham Shorthorns and Friesian cattle.

American Black Hereford Association
25333 Wolcott Road
Leavenworth, KS
(913) 727-1266
The purpose of the ABHA is to register and transfer Black Hereford seedstock as well as maintain records of pedigrees in the Black Hereford herdbook. The ABHA promotes the Black Hereford breed and produces promotional materials for the association as well as member breeders as a service to the ABHA membership.

American Blonde d'Aquitaine Association
7407 VZ County Road 1507
Grand Saline, TX
The Blonde d’Aquitaine is a well-established breed with many unique characteristics that will add value to your herd – either as females that contribute a docile demeanor, calving ease and plenty of milk that will simply bring more pounds to your herd at weaning or as bulls that will give your calves exceptional birth-to-weaning lean growth that will add value to your cattle at any time.

American Boer Goat Association
ABGA is a full-service breed association providing opportunities in marketing, education, breeding genetics, commercial industry and youth. Since 1993, over 30,000 goat producers have selected ABGA as their partner in the Boer Goat Industry,

American Border Leicester Association ABLA
Sheep Breeders Association
692 Smithfield Road
Millerton, NY
The ABLA was founded in 1973 to promote and register Border Leicester sheep in the United States and Canada. The Border Leicester is a dual purpose breed of sheep, producing both meat and wool. A good percentage of the sheep raised in the United States are in Texas and California, together accounting for 25% of the sheep and lambs in the United States.

American Brahman Breeders Association
America's First Home Grown Cattle Breed
3003 South Loop West, Suite 520
Houston, TX
The American Brahman, the first beef breed developed in the United States, has played an important role not only in crossbreeding programs throughout the United States and beyond, but also has become a common thread connecting other American breeds developed in the last century. Often referred to as "Crossbreeding's Common Denominator," the American Brahman influence in the beef industry is felt world-wide, and cattlemen on every continent seek their genetics.

American Brahmousin Council, Inc.
PO Box 88
Whitesboro, TX
(903) 564-3995
Brahmousin are the complement of the two breeds from which they are derived.... the best of both breeds. Brahmousin have excellent reproductive efficiency, mothering ability, and adaptability to varied environmental conditions.

American Bralers Association
PO Box 75
Burton, TX

American Breed International Assn.
1530 So. Ave E
Portales, NM

American British White Park Association
PO Box 176
Gustine, TX
Our association was formed in 1999 to unite those breeders of American White Park and British White cattle that were interested in joining forces to promote these cattle. Many of the cattle come from the same bloodlines and are not to be confused with the horned Ancient White Parks. This organization does not register horned animals.

American Brown Leghorn Club
George Beyer
1291 West Blood Rd.
East Aurora, NY
(716) 652-9688
Leghorn Chicken Club. The American Brown Leghorn Club was formed in 1901 declaring as its three objectives "to increase interest and demand for high quality brown Leghorns; to disseminate information on reliable and successful methods of breeding, raising and management.

American Chianina Association
P.O. Box 890
Platte City, MO
Hybrid Chianina Association. The primary purpose of the ACA is to register and transfer seedstock and maintain records of pedigrees in the breed's herdbook. The National staff promotes the breed at various livestock events around the country, as well as publishes a breed magazine and other promotional publications as a service to the association's membership.

American Cormo Sheep Association
100 E. River Road
Broadus, MT
The Cormo Sheep Breed is a crossing of Tasmanian stud Corriedale rams on 1200 selected superfine Saxon Merino ewes, singling the development of the Cormo sheep breed. As a result the Cormo Sheep Breed is fast becoming one of the best wool producing breeds in the sheep industry today.

American Corridale Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 391
Clay City, IL
(618) 676-1046
Corriedale sheep are a dual purpose breed, producing both a dense, uniform fleece with pronounced character, and a high quality carcass. Corriedale sheep adapt well to a wide variety of geographic regions and production systems.

American Dairy Goat Association
Shirley C. McKenzie
209 West Main Street
Spindale, NC
(828) 286-3801
Dairy goat shows, standards and breeds.

American Dairy Science Association
217-356-5146, Ext. 111
The American Dairy Science Association provides leadership in scientific and technical support to sustain and grow the global dairy industry through generation, dissemination, and exchange of information and services.

American Devon Cattle Association
43 Lenoir Lane
Canton, NC
Devon cattle arrived in America via a shipment of “red cattle’ brought from England in 1623. Docile Devon cattle produce higher gains and fewer stress related problems than other cattle.

American Dexter Cattle Association
4150 Merino Ave
Watertown, MN
(955) 446 14232
Dexter cows, natives of Ireland, are becoming increasingly popular worldwide as both milk and meat animals. Dexter cows cost less to raised and do well in any climate. A three year old Dexter bull measures about 40 inches at the shoulder and weighs in at less than 1000 pounds.

American Dorper Sheep Breeders Society
PO Box 259
Hallsville, MO
The Blackhead Persian sheep, a hardy, fat-tailed desert breed from Arabia, brings to the Dorper its hardiness, thriftiness, adaptability, pigmentation and hair covering. It also brings remarkable fertility, with the ability to breed every eight months and to produce a high number of twins.

American Egg Board
1460 Renaissance Drive
Park Ridge, IL
The American Egg Board is the U.S. egg producers' link to consumers - communicating eggs' nutritional and economic values. As the egg industry's promotional arm, AEB strives to implement a results-oriented marketing program that achieves success through national marketing initiatives.

American Farmland Trust
1200 18th Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC
America has been losing more than an acre of farm and ranch land every minute to development. We’re working with communities, states and at the federal level to protect our nation’s farm and ranch land.

American Feed Industry Association AFIA
2101 Wilson Blvd. Suite 916
Arlington, VA
(703) 524-0810
American Feed Industry Association AFIA, based in Arlington, Va., is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal feed industry and its suppliers.

American Finnsheep Breeders Association, Inc.
Finnsheep are a multi-purpose breed. In their native Finland, where they are known as Finnish Landrace Sheep, they are raised for meat, wool and pelts. In the United States, their primary use has been in cross-breeding programs to increase the lambing percentage of commercial flocks. Recently, Finnsheep have been discovered by American handspinners for the color, luster and soft hand of their wool. An emerging market is the use of Finnsheep to produce lean meat favored by "ethnic" populations.

American Forage and Grasslands Council
PO Box 867
Borea, KY
American Forage and Grasslands Council is the leader and voice of economically and environmentally sound forage focused agriculture.

American Galloway Breeders Association
Galloway Cattle Breeders Association. The Galloway survived the frenzied days of maximum production because we recognized the breed's limitations long ago.
For generations, we've liked the way the Galloway cow produces at optimum levels - on limited resources and in rugged environments.

American Goat Society
735 Oakridge Ln
Pipe Creek, TX
The American Goat Society has a long history of firsts including being the first organization to register purebred goats exclusively and to supply two generations of pedigrees on the registration certificate. AGS brought the first national dairy goat show. It was first to provide training for goat judges. It was first to offer classification of dairy goats.

American Guinea Hog Association
P. O. Box 719
New Boston, NH
(603) 487-2137
Welcome! The AGHA is a registry with emphasis in the preservation of the American Guinea Hog. AGHA promotes and supports the breeding of small, balanced Guinea Hogs while maintaining genetic diversity. This registry belongs to all American Guinea Hog Association members and as such, all voices will be heard and welcomed.

American Hampshire Sheep Association
15603 173rd Ave.
Milo, Iowa
The American Hampshire Down Sheep Association was organized in 1889, now known as The American Hampshire Sheep Association. Hampshire sheep have the genetic ability to efficiently convert forage into meat and fiber and are adaptable and productive in various geographic regions of the United States

American Hereford Association
P.O. Box 014059
Kansas City, MO
Known as the efficiency experts, the Hereford breed has been an icon of the U.S. beef industry for more than 100 years. Today the beef industry is facing more challenges than ever and the Hereford breed can help producers meet those challenges head on.

American Highland Cattle Assn.
200 Livestock Exchange Bldg
Denver, CO

American Humane Association
1400 16th Street NW, Suite 360
Washington, DC
(818) 501-0123
American Humane Association created the first welfare certification program in the United States to ensure the humane treatment of farm animals. The American Humane Certified™ program (formerly known as the Free Farmed program) provides third-party, independent verification that certified producers’ care and handling of farm animals meet the science-based animal welfare standards of American Humane Association.

American International Charolais Association
Box 20247
Kansas City, MO
The AICA is the official registry of Charolais and Charbray cattle in the United States. In 2007, the AICA had 64,000 active females reported.

American International Marchigiana Society
PO Box 198
Walton, KS

American Lamancha Club
As the Spanish missionaries were colonizing California, they brought with them a short-eared breed of goat suitable for either milk or meat production. If not true LaManchas these animals were very close to them. This strain is usually thought to be the forerunner of our present LaMancha.

American Livestock Breeds Conservancy
PO Box 477
Pittsboro, NC
Founded in 1977, the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy is the pioneer organization in the U.S. working to conserve historic breeds and genetic diversity in livestock. We hope you'll browse through these pages and learn more about the diverse and valuable agricultural heritage that is ours to enjoy and to steward.

American Lowline Registry
1912 Clay St.
Kansas City, MO
Lowline cattle are easy calving, good natured cattle that are very feed efficient and maintain themselves on grass. They have excellent taste, texture and tenderness beef characteristics and exceptional ribeye area per hundred pounds of body weight which translates to very high yielding, high quality, high value beef carcasses.

American Maine-Anjou Association
204 Marshall Road
Platte City, MO
The Maine-Anjou breed originated in the northwestern part of France. The first Maine-Anjou imported into North America came to Canada in 1969. These cattle were then introduced to the United States through artificial insemination. The Maine-Anjou Society, Inc. was incorporated in Nebraska in 1969. In 1976, the named was changed to the American Maine-Anjou Association.

American Meat Goat Association
P. O. Box 333
Junction, TX

American Miniature Llama Association
The American Miniature Llama Association provides opportunities to share information among owners, breeders and persons interested in miniature llamas, to provide input to national llama associations regarding issues vital to the industry.

American Murray Grey Association
P.O. Box 224
New Bethlehem, PA

American Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Association
1927 E 500 North
Ossian, IN
260) 307-1984
The Nigerian Dairy goat is a miniature dairy goat of West African origin that were originally called Pygmy's or possibly the West African Dwarf goats.

American Nigerian Dwarf Organization
Rt 1 Box 730
Alvarado, TX
(817) 790-8559

American Nigora Goat Breeders Association
P.O. Box 1615
McMinnville, OR
The American Nigora Goat Breeders Association (ANGBA) is dedicated to the promotion and betterment of the Nigora goat as a multi-purpose breed (fiber, milk, brush control, and companionship) particularly suited for small holding family farms and homesteads.

American Pheasant and Waterfowl Society
6220 Bullbegger Road
Williams, VA
(757) 824-5828
The American Pheasant and Waterfowl Society is dedicated to promoting the avocation of keeping and raising pheasants, peafowl, quail, partridge, grouse, and other upland game birds, cranes, jungle fowl, curassows, and wild waterfowl which includes ducks, geese, and swans.

American Pinzgauer Association
P.O. Box 147
Bethany, MO
The American Pinzgauer Association is the American Herdbook Affiliate for the Pinzgauer Cattle International. The Association has as its primary objective; the development, registration, and promotion of the Pinzgauer breed of cattle in the United States of America. The ultimate goal of the Association is to ensure that the Pinzgauer breed will make an important contribution to the improvement of the cattle industry in America.

American Poultry Association
PO Box 306
Burgettstown, PA
(724) 729-3459
American Poultry Association mission: To promote and protect the standard-bred poultry industry in all its phases. To continue the publication of the American Standard of Perfection with the breed and variety descriptions for all the recognized purebred fowl.

American Rabbit Breeders Association, Inc. ARBA
PO BOX 5667
Bloomington, IL
he ARBA is an organization dedicated to the promotion, development and improvement of the domestic rabbit and cavy. With over 24,000 members throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad, our members range from the pet owner with one rabbit or cavy to the breeder or commercial raiser with several hundred animals. Each aspect of the rabbit and cavy industry whether it be fancy (for exhibition), as a pet, or for commercial value, is encouraged by our organization.

American Rambouillet Sheep Breeders Association
1610 S. State Rd. 3261
Levelland, TX

American Red Brangus Association
3995 E. Hwy. 290
Dripping Springs, TX

American Red Poll Association
P.O. Box 147
Bethany, MO
Pure beef cattle breeds exist and thrive only to the extent that they can produce profits for their owners, across many environments, many markets and changing times. Red Poll cattle have been profitable for their owners ever since first arriving in the United States in 1873

American Romagnola Association
704 South Broadway, Suite 2
Portland, TN

American Romney Breeders Association
The American Romney Breeders Association (ARBA), is the registrar for and promoter of Romney sheep in the United States and Canada. ARBA registers both white and natural colored Romneys.

American Salers Association
19590 E. Mainstreet # 202
Parker, Colorado
Salers cattle are dark red or black in color. Salers are known for a rare combination of economically important traits. Salers possess tremendous calving ease, maternal efficiency and foraging efficiency, and their feedlot performance and high-quality carcasses make them a highly coveted production in the U.S. beef industry.

American Senepol Association
PO Box 808
Statham, GA
The Senepol Cattle Breeders Association is committed to providing its members with the strength of a solid organization and the personal attention needed to make this the strongest Cattle Breeders Association available.

American Sheep Industry Association
ASI is the national organization representing the interests of more than 82,000 sheep producers located throughout the United States. From East to West, farm flocks to range operations, ASI works to represent the interests of all producers.

American Shorthorn Association
8288 Hascall Street
Omaha, NB
Shorthorn cattle breeders association. Shorthorn genetics have been an integral part of our commercial herd for three generations. The cows in our commercial herd with Shorthorn influence have superior longevity and far fewer calving issues when compared to their counterparts without Shorthorn genetics.

American Shropshire Registry Association
41 Bell Road
Layden, MA
Shropshire sheep breeders association. A medium sized, dual- purpose breed that became known as Shropshires. The popularity of the Shropshire breed rose dramatically and in 1859 the Royal Agricultural Society recognized them as a distinct breed.

American Silkie Bantam Club
Carina Moncrief
23754 Spenser Butte Dr.
Gavilan Hills, CA
Silkie bantam chickens possess many characteristics that set them apart from the other breeds of chickens; the most obvious being the texture of their feathers which is almost fur or silk-like in appearance - hence their name.

American Simmental Association
One Simmental Way
Bozeman, MT

American Society of Agricultural Appraisers
1126 Eastland Dr. N., Suite 100
Twin Falls, ID
The American Society of Agricultural Appraisers (ASAA) is an organization of appraisal professionals and other parties interested in the appraisal profession. Founded in 1980, The ASAA is the nation's only appraisal association exclusively for livestock and farm equipment appraisers.

American Society of Animal Science
2441 Village Green Place
Champaign, IL

American Southdown Breeders Association
Southdown sheep are small dual purpose sheep but are raised primarily for meat. North American Southdowns are larger than the original Southdowns that were bred orignially in England. Today, the English breed is known as "Baby Doll" Southdowns and are raised as hobby or wool sheep.

American Sumatra Association
Encouraging American Sumatra Fancies Chickens

American Tarentaise Association
9150 N. 216th St,
Elkhorn, NE
(816) 421-1991

American Wagyu Association
1652 S. Grand Ave. #342
Pullman, WA
(509) 335-6416
The American Wagyu Association promotes and upholds the standards for Wagyu beef, the finest quality of beef available in the United States. Highly prized for their rich flavor, these cattle produce arguably the finest beef in the world. Wagyu cattle's genetic predisposition yields a beef that contains a higher percentage of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids than typical beef.

Amerifax Cattle Association
P.O. Box 149
Hastings, NB

Animal Agriculture Alliance
American Agricultural Alliance is an industry-united, nonprofit organization that helps bridge the communication gap between farm and fork. We connect key food industry stakeholders to arm them with responses to emerging issues.

Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory AIPL
10300 Baltimore Avenue BARC-West, Building 005, Room 306
Beltsville, MD
(301) 504-8334
The Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory (AIPL) conducts research to discover, test, and implement improved genetic evaluation techniques for economically important traits of dairy cattle and goats.

Ankina Breeders, Inc.
5803 Oakes Road
Clayton, OH

Ankole Watusi International Registry
22484 W. 239th
Spring Hills, KS

APA-ABA Poultry Youth Club
Doris Robinson
The primary objective of our club is to encourage and help our young members to acquire the knowledge, skills and experience to participate fully and effectively in the poultry fancy as an adult.

Barbados Blackbelly Sheep Association International
4756 County Rd 2656
Royse City, TX

Barzona Breeders Association of America
PO Box 631
Prescott, AZ
The Barzona was and is bred and selected for sub-tropical qualities of heat tolerance, insect and disease resistance, hard-footedness, browsing and wild-type grazing, and ability to travel long distances to and from water.

Beefmaster Breeders Universal
6800 Park Ten Blvd., Suite 290 W.
San Antonia, TX
Beefmaster cattle optimize traits necessary to rebuild the nation’s cow herd because they excel in fertility, docility and longevity. Commercial cattlemen understand the economic advantages that improvements in these traits offer a beef operation

Belgian Bearded d' Anver Club of America
Antwerp Belgian were recognized by the A.P.A. in 1949. The National Antwerp Belgian Society was organized Sept. 1, 1961 in Durham, North Carolina.
In 1965 the word National was dropped from our name. Antwerp Belgians Society
Thereafter the Name "Society" was dropped and the word Antwerp removed. Although the breed is still known in Germany and England as Antwerp Belgians our first standard admitted them as Antwerp Belgians, we now call them d'Anvers. The name "anver" is a section in Belgian which claims the origin of our breed.

Belgian d'Uccle and Booted Bantam Club
The Belgian d'Uccle and Booted Bantam Club, a non profit organization, was founded in the United States in 1956. The purpose of The Club shall be to encourage the development of good fellowship among fowl fanciers and to encourage each member to endeavor to breed their Belgian d'Uccles and Booted Bantams for qualities approaching the highest standards of perfection so as to improve the competitive status of the breeds.

Blueface Leicester Breeders Association
The Bluefaced Leicester Breeders Association would like to introduce you to the diversity of the Bluefaced Leicester sheep.The Bluefaced Leicester is one of the largest of the native British Longwool breeds and the most prolific. The ever increasing popularity of the Bluefaced Leicester is a reflection of its success as a premier breed for the purebred breeder, the hand spinner, and as a sire for the production of commercial crossbred ewes known as mules. The Bluefaced Leicester is truly a multi-purpose breed.

Braunvieh Association of America
Touzalin Ave Suite 103
Lincoln, NE
Braunvieh may be the oldest pure breed on earth, with records dating back to 800 B.C. Today, roughly 40% of the cattle in Switzerland are Braunvieh and they have spread throughout the world. Due to their high performance and adaptability, Braunvieh are used in all major countries of the world

British White Cattle Association of American
P.O. Box 281
Bells, TX
Since formation in 1987, the British White Cattle Association of America has continued to be the official registry of British White Beef Cattle in the United States. The value of British White Bulls as sires of beef cattle, are worthy of note by livestock farmers

BueLingo Cattle Society
6507 South Highway 215
Charleston, AR
(501) 965-8115

California Red Sheep Registry, Inc.
PO Box 468
LaPlata, NM
(505) 325-2837
California Red Sheep. Over the years, breeding efforts have helped expand the scope of the program so that today there are more than fifty breeders throughout the US and 600 Reds enrolled in the California Red Sheep Registry.
The wool of California Red Sheep is prized by hand spinners and weavers alike and the meat is unequaled in tenderness and delicate flavor. Additionally, the newly created California Red breed displayed a calm, gentle disposition, distinctive color, resistance to many of the health and handling problems and also proved to be a successful year round breeder.

Colored Angora Goat Breeders Association
Founded in 1998, the Colored Angora Goat Breeders Association is the registry and representing body for Colored Angora Goats in the United States and Canada.

Columbia Sheep Breeders' Association of America
PO Box 231
Wamego, KS
The Columbia Sheep Breeders Association of America is an organization of breeders of purebred Columbia sheep for the purpose of keeping records of such sheep and the promotion of the mutual interest of the members.

Cormo Sheep Conservation Registry, Inc.
The Cormo Sheep Conservation Registry, Inc. is a non-profit
organization with the following purposes:
1) to encourage the conservation of the Cormo Sheep breed in
the U.S. and to work with other conservation organizations to
obtain a census of the remaining Cormo Sheep in the U.S.
2) to provide educational opportunities and educational
materials to promote the conservation of the Cormo Sheep
3) to maintain a registry for Cormo Sheep and issue
Certificates of Registry.

CTLR Cattlemen's Texas Longhorn Registry
3361 CR 211
Hondo, TX
Cattlemen's Texas Longhorn Registry (CTLR), an organization dedicated to preserving the purest Texas Longhorn of the highest quality. By incorporating the tools of visual inspection of cattle by the most knowledgeable of Texas Longhorn breeders and the use of bloodtype analysis to further identify any evidence of impurities and for future parentage identification

Dominique Club of America - Chicken Breed
965 Ralph McGill Blvd. N.E.
Atlanta, GA
To increase interest in and to help preserve Dominique large and bantam chickens, the Dominique Club of America was founded in early November, 1973, at Columbus during the Ohio National Show.

FASS Federation of Animal Science Societies
2441 Village Green Place
Champaign, IL
The founding goals of and benefits for forming a federated society for the pursuit of scientific and educational good of animal agriculture. To provide a forum for the societies to discuss common issues and to coordinate strategies and plans of action to meet public needs and to benefit animal agriculture.

Florida Cracker Horse Association FCHA
2992 Lake Bradford Road South
Tallahassee, FL
The Florida Cracker Horse Association (FCHA) was organized in 1989, and tasked with searching for the remnant herds of Cracker Horses. A registry was established and foundation animals were registered based on their history and external type; 31 cracker horses were registered and blood typed for the foundation stock. Equestrian horse association.

Florida Farm Animals for Sale
Florida farm animals for sale including cattle, goats, chickens, sheep, cows, mini horses, pigs, llamas, and rabbits.

Florida Quarter Horse Racing Association
9085 Magnolia Hill Drive
Tallahassee, FL
FQHRA was formed to represent the people who have an interest in racing the American Quarter Horse in Florida in matters pertaining to business, property, and activities of the association.

Florida Rodeos
Florida Rodeo Dates
Florida is rodeo country and the rodeo season starts in the fall and extends to late spring. Bring your western hat and boots and enjoy fast-moving bull riding,
calf roping, and bronco bustin'.

Gelbray International, Inc.
PO Box 273 C
Madill, OK

Gloucestershire Old Spot Pigs of America
13575 40th St S
Afton, MN
The founding breeders registry for GOS hogs in the United States. GOSA promotes the GOS herd population in the United States by supporting breeders, pork producers, small farmers, new farmers, chefs, University researchers, peer heritage breed conservancy's, and you.

Icelandic Sheep Breeders of North America
Triple purpose breed: fiber/meat/milk Soft lustrous dual coated fleece
Mild flavored, lean meat Farmstead milk and cheese Luxurious soft pelts
Many color and pattern combinations Medium sized, early maturing, long lived
Excellent mothers and vigorous lambs Suitable for pasture lambing
Highly prolific, reliable twinners Thrive on good pasture and hay
Finish on good pasture in 4 to 5 months High value products for niche markets

Indian Runner Duck Association
Indian Runners are a very special breed of domestic duck. When they were imported into Europe they attracted attention because of their tall, upright bodies and their incredible reputation for egg-laying.

International Brangus Breeders Assn.
P.O. Box 696020
San Antonio, TX
International Brangus Breeders Association promotes the Brangus Cattle breed and represents Brangus breeders throughout the world.

International Kiko Goat Association
3289 Toccoa Hwy
Clarkesville, GA
The foundation bloodlines defined as the Kiko breed were developed and documented in New Zealand in the 1980's. The IKGA recognizes the original Kiko goat imports and their direct descendants as "fullblood" Kikos.

International Nubian Breeders Association
The International Nubian Breeders Association is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is advancing and promoting the Nubian breed of dairy goats.

International Red Brangus Breeders Assn.
1260 Pin Oak Rd. #204
Katy, TX
(210) 696-8506
The International Red Brangus Breeders Association (IRBBA) is a regional association of the International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA). The two associations share common objectives in advancing the quality, reliability, and value of Brangus cattle, Black and Red, for the beef industry.

International Sable Breeders Association
Sables are Saanens that are not white. They come in many colors and combinations and have been a part of the Saanen heritage for as long as there have been Saanens. Both are breeds of goats.

International Salorn Association
P.O. Box 295
Elmendorf, TX

International Texas Longhorn Assn.
PO Box 2610
Glen Rose, TX
International Texas Longhorn Association.

International Zebu Breeders Assn.
1901 Miller Road
Rowlett, TX

Kansas Livestock Association
6031 SW 37th Street
Topeka, KS
(785) 273-5115
Kansas Livestock Association mission: To advance members’ common business interests and enhance their ability to meet consumer demand.

Katahdin Hair Sheep International
15603 173rd Ave
Milo, IA
Katahdin Sheep work very well in a variety of production situations as a low-maintenance, easy care sheep.

Livestock Marketing Association
10510 NW Ambassador Drive
Kansas City, MO
At Livestock Marketing Association, we're committed to the support and protection of the local livestock auction markets. Auctions are a vital part of the livestock industry, serving producers and assuring a fair, competitive price through the auction method of selling.

Livestock Publications
910 Currie St
Fort Worth, TX
An international organization serving the livestock publication industry. Founded in 1974, this non-profit organization was designed to serve the livestock publishing industry.

Livestock Publications Council
910 Currie St.
Fort Worth, TX
The Livestock Publications Council is an international organization serving the dynamic livestock communications industry.

Llama Association of North America
3966 Estate Drive
Vacaville, CA
Llama Association of North America goals: To sponsor and promote the health and well being of llamas; To promote interest in and knowledge of llamas with special programs and the sponsoring of llama shows;

Modern Game Bantam Club of America
PO Box 697
Pine Grove, CA
Modern Game Bantam Club of America. If this is a breed you are already thinking of raising, or choose to raise in the future, you will quickly become attached to these fascinating little miniatures.

National Agricultural Law Center
University of Arkansas
2650 N Young Ave
Fayetteville, AR
(479) 575-7646
The National Agricultural Law Center is the only agricultural law research and information facility that is independent, national in scope, and directly connected to the national agricultural information network

National Association of Animal Breeders
PO Box 1033
Columbia, MO
(573) 445-4406
The purpose of the National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB) as defined by its By-Laws is " unite those individuals and organizations engaged in the artificial insemination of cattle and other livestock into an affiliated federation operating under self-imposed standards of performance and to conduct and promote the mutual interest and ideals of its members."

National Bison Association
1400 W. 122nd Ave., Suite 106
Westminster, CO
The mission of the National Bison Association is to bring together stakeholders to celebrate the heritage of American bison/buffalo, to educate, and to create a sustainable future for our industry.

National Call Breeders of America
9677 Butler Lane
Poetry, TX
Call Ducks are bantam sized domestic ducks. Call Ducks are easy to look after and are inexpensive to feed. Typically the Call Duck is energetic and is known for its high pitched call. Call Ducks, weighing in around one and half pounds come in several colors including white, gray, blue, buff, pastel, khaki, butterscotch, chocolate, and non standard colors such as blue fawn and cinnamon.

National Cattlemen's Beef Association
9110 E. Nichols Ave.#300
Centennial, CO
Initiated in 1898, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association is the marketing organization and trade association for America's one million cattle farmers and ranchers.

National Dairy Heard Information Association
Maintain channels of communication with members and other users of DHIA records.
Administer the Quality Certification Program. Coordinate appropriate meetings, workshops, and seminars as needed. Ensure that the Code of Ethics, Uniform Data Collection Procedures, and Quality Certification standards remain up-to-date and appropriate for industry needs. Coordinate the testing of new weighing and sampling devices and related new products. Cooperate with USDA, NAAB, and PDCA in providing the dairy industry with needed, meaningful, and affordable programs with minimal duplication.

National Farmers Union
20 F Street NW Suite 300
Washington, DC
(202) 554-1600
National Farmers Union promotes rural economic and cooperative development by supporting existing agricultural co-ops and helping form new farmer co-ops and other rural businesses. The primary objective is to help family farmers and ranchers add value to the food, fiber and energy they produce.

National FFA Organization
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN
FFA is a dynamic youth organization that is a part of agricultural education programs at middle and high schools. Today, student members are engaged in a wide range of curriculum and FFA activities, leading to over 300 career opportunities in agriculture.

National Lincoln Sheep Breeders Association
15603 173rd Ave.
Milo, IA
Lincoln Longwool Sheep sheep appear to have ancestry from white-fleeced sheep imported to England from the European continent during the Roman occupation. Evidence of this body-type of sheep with similar fleece exists as figurines from the continent dating to the second century.

National Miniature Goat Association
PO Box 183
Smithville, IN
The founding organization for the NMGA was established in 1999 as a private organization with the purpose to promote, protect and define the Miniature Goat.

National Pygmy Goat Association
166 Blackstone St.
Mendon, MA
(508) 478-5902
The Pygmy Goat is hardy, alert and animated, good-natured and gregarious; a docile, responsive pet, a cooperative provider of milk, and an ecologically effective browser. The Pygmy goat is an asset in a wide variety of settings, and can adapt to virtually all climates

National Saanen Breeders Association
PO Box 916
Santa Cruz, NM
Saanen is a goat breed although the website gives no hint of what Saanen means. Saanen goats are a white or cream-colored breed of goat, named for the Saanen valley in Switzerland.

National Swine Registry
2639 Yeager Road
West Lafayette,
The mission of the National Swine Registry is to lead the development and implementation of programs and services to enhance the value and influence of U.S. Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace, and Yorkshire swine within all segments of the global purebred industry through avenues of technology, genetic service and youth development.

Navajo-Churro Sheep Association
1029 Zelenski Rd.
Goldendale, WA
Navajo-Churro Sheep Association. The first Churro sheep were brought into the Southwest by Don Juan Onate. The fact that these sheep still exist today is a testimony to their endurance and endearment.

Nigerian Dwarf Goat Association
8370 W. Abbey Lane
Wilhoit, AZ
(928) 445-3423

North American Babydoll Southdown Sheep Association and Registry
PO Box 146
Wellsville, KS

North American Clun Forest Association
Clun Forrest sheep are alert and active, responsive to their surroundings and shepherd which helps to make them a manageable breed. Their size ewes tend to run about 130-150 pounds also makes them easier to handle than some of the more common meat breeds in the U.S. and Canada

North American Corriente Assoc.
PO Box 12359
Kansas City, MO

North American Limousin Foundation
P.O. Box 4467
Englewood, CO

North American Normande Assn.
30698 Ottoman Ave
Elroy, Wisconsin
Normande Cattle- The High Value, All-Purpose Breed. A dual purpose breed that offers extreme profitability as a low-maintenance, easy foraging animal with exceptional milk and carcass quality

North American Norwegian Red Assn
PO Box 5606
Kansas City, MO

North American Riders Group NARG
11924 Forest Hill Boulevard
Wellington, FL
Welcome to the official web site of the North American Rider's Group. The purpose of the NARG is to improve the quality of competitive show jumping in North America. We will do that uniting professional riders and trainers to use their collective strength to make show jumping in North America the best in the world

North American Shetland Sheepbreeders Association
15603 173rd Ave
Wamego, KS
(260) 672-9623
North American Shetland Sheepbreeders Association. A very important characteristic of Shetland Sheep is their beautiful wool, upon which the world-renowned Shetland wool industry was built. It is one of the finest and softest of any UK breed.

North American South Devon Assn.
19590 E. Main Street, Suite 202
Parker, CO
(303) 770-3130
North American South Devon Association. In the beef cattle industry today, South Devon cattle deliver necessary traits for success. They are an English breed that can outcross with other English and Continental cattle breeds.

North American Tuli Association
10853 Forest Drive
College Station, TX

North American Wensleydale Sheep Association

Oberhasli Breeders International

Old English Game Bantam Club of America
PO Box 542
Connersville, Indiana
Devoted to the Promotion of O.E. Bantams Everywhere

Parthenais Cattle Breeders Assoc.
P.O. Box 788
Arp, Texas

Piedmontese Associaton of the U.S.
P.O. Box 880
Buckeye, AZ

Plymouth Rock Fanciers Club of America
Silverhill, Alabama
Plymouth Rock Fanciers. The breed that would emerge from this era would become the Plymouth Rock. As we enter the twenty-first century, the grand Plymouth Rock is still with us, a reminder of those who came before us and strove to bring forth this Great American Creation.

Poultry Press
PO Box 542 Connersville
Poultry Press is a family-owned and run monthly publication in a newspaper format which is mailed all over the world. Poultry Press is the essential guide for anyone who raises, shows or has an interest in poultry. Within each issue are numerous articles designed to better your breeding, hatching, raising and showing of poultry. We have listings in the form of advertisements which will let you know where the shows are in your area. In addition there are many advertisements where you can purchase Bantam Chickens, Large Fowl (Standard) Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys, etc.

Purebred Dexter Cattle Association of North America
404 High Street
Prairie Home, MO
(660) 841-9502

Pygora Breeders Association
538 Lamson Road
Lysander, NY

Red Angus Association of America
4201 I-35 North
Denton, TX

Rode Island Red Club Of America
Frank Harris
15483 Coatesville Road
Beaverdam, VA

Rosecomb Bantam Federation
Steve Beaty
P.O. Box 126
Portales, NM

Santa Cruz Breeders
PO Box 1090
Kingsville, TX

Santa Gertrudis Breeders International
P.O. Box 1257
Kingsville, TX

Serema Council of North America

Soay of America, Inc.

South Central Llama Association

Southern Cattle Company
4226 N Highway 231
Marianna, FL

St. Croix Hair Sheep International Association

Texas Longhorn Breeders Assn. of America
P.O. Box 4430
Ft. Worth, TX

Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Association

The Araucana Club of America
The Araucana is a challenging breed that combines the unusual traits of tufts, blue eggs and rumplessness. Tufts are unique to Araucanas, and each is composed of a group of feathers that grow from a protruding flap of skin located near the ear, called a peduncle. Araucanas are rumpless, which means that they do not have a tail, any remnant of a tail, or even an oil gland. There is wide variability in the size and shape of tufts. But a bird with large showy tufts makes an unforgettable impression! .

The International Fainting Goat Association

The Prairie Ox Drovers
Barry and Gloria Nesbitt
Box 1011
Rimbey, Alberta, Canada
(403) 843 3520
Oxen are part of our history; the gentle slowmoving beasts of burden are a viable source of alternative energy for small farms and acreages; and these animals are easily incorporated into a simple and natural lifestyle. Here you will find information on how to care for, train, and equipt your team of oxen.

The Wyandotte Breeders of America
The Wyandotte breed is named for a Native American tribe in New York State. It is
one of the original American breeds developed in the 1800's along with the Dominiques,Plymoth Rocks, and Rhode Island Reds. The original Wyandotte was the Silver Laced variety developed in New York in 1865 and accepted in the APA Standard in 1883. Wyandottes are a popular breed because of their pleasing appearance, their hardiness, and the variety of color patterns that are accepted by the American Poultry Association (A.P.A) and the American Bantam Association (A.B.A)

U.S. Belted Galloway Society
98 Eidson Creek Road
Staunton, VA
The object of the U.S. Belted Galloway Society is to promote the Belted Galloway breed of cattle, to preserve the purity of the Belted Galloway breed by maintaining pedigree records and data, and to disseminate information relative to the Belted Galloway breed of cattle.

U.S. Livestock Genetics Export, Inc.
413 N. Broadway, Suite C
Salem, IL

United Braford Breeders
422 E. Main Street, Suite 218
Nacogdoches, TX

United States Animal Health Association
The United States Animal Health Association (USAHA), the nation's animal health forum for over a century, is a science-based, non-profit, voluntary organization. Its 1,400 members are state and federal animal health officials, national allied organizations, regional representatives, and individual members. USAHA works with state and federal governments, universities, veterinarians, livestock producers, national livestock and poultry organizations, research scientists, the extension service and seven foreign countries to control livestock diseases in the United States. USAHA represents all 50 states, 4 foreign countries and 34 allied groups serving health, technical and consumer markets.

United States Cattlemen's Association
P.O. Box 109
Winnett, MT
To present an effective voice for the United States cattle industry. USCA is dedicated to, and focused on, efforts in Washington, DC to further the interests of cattle producers on mandatory country of origin labeling, international trade, market competition, reform of the mandatory beef checkoff, animal health, welfare
and identification, private property rights and other issues that affect the U.S. cattle industry.

United States Department of Agriculture

United Suffolk Sheep Association

USEA United States Eventing Association
525 Old Waterford Road, NW
Leesburg, VA
(703) 779-0440
The USEA sanctions more than 280 competitions each year all across the United States. More than 40,000 riders compete annually in these events. Eventing competitions present a variety of competition levels from Novice through Advanced, and the added geographic diversity of the sport truly offers competitive opportunities for horse enthusiasts of every age, skill-level and region in the U.S.

Veterinarians (Find a Veterinarian)

VIN Veterinary Information Network
777 W. Covell Blvd.
Davis, CA
Since 1991, VIN has been the number one online veterinary destination - and always has been and always will be -- for veterinarians, by veterinarians.
Those who don't "know" VIN, likely think VIN is a web site. But VIN members (VINners) quickly recognize that although VIN is a "site" on the "web", it is much more than a web site.
VIN is a place. VIN is home to over 42,000 colleagues. Bringing together veterinarians "world-wide" as colleagues. Bringing instant access to vast amounts of up-to-date veterinary information to colleagues
Wellington Horse Shows
Website featuring information about Wellington, Florida equestrian activities including Wellington International, International Polo Club Palm Beach, White Fences Equestrian Center, The Ridges at Wellington, Deerbridge Farms, Palm Beach Posse, Jupiter Equestrian Center, Wellington Classic Dressage, and more.

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