The Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society is committed to equal and fair treatment of breeders and will enter into the breeding book animals of the same breed line or cross that are eligible for entry under the Society’s breed criteria without discrimination on account of their country of origin.


Why Aberdeen-Angus?

For centuries, the Aberdeen-Angus breed have been celebrated as the world’s leader in the cattle breeding industry when looking for top quality output and manageable cattle. In the present day, the term ‘Aberdeen-Angus’ is associated with so much more than just a premium quality cattle breed, it is renowned worldwide as the leading beef brand.


The breed for the future

A core focus of the Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society is to develop the future leaders within the cattle breeding industry.

The Aberdeen-Angus Youth Development Programme and Future Leaders courses provide a platform for enthusiastic and talented young people to build their knowledge and skills and lay the foundations for a successful career.

Safeguarding the industry

The Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society has a constant focus on building the strength of the industry to best serve all those concerned.

From our members in the Society to the end consumer, and the processors and retailers in between.

The Sire Verified Aberdeen-Angus scheme sets the standards around traceability and safeguards the industry and breed against unauthentic produce entering the market, whilst also providing the consumer with the assurance they need about the product they purchase off the shelves.


More than just a premium

Not only does Aberdeen-Angus allow you to take advantage of the wonderful premiums available, there are so many other factors that make the breed the best choice for all forms of operation.

The Aberdeen-Angus can thrive in varied conditions and environments, showcasing its unrivalled versatility. Aberdeen-Angus is also the most sustainable of the cattle breeds, feeding off natural resources and reducing the overall carbon footprint of your operation.

Unrivalled benefits of breeding Aberdeen-Angus

Aberdeen-Angus cattle have many benefits to the beef farmer on a number of levels, whatever the form of your operation, be it pedigree, dairy or commercial. Here are the top 10 reasons to use Aberdeen-Angus:


Strong & growing demand: 
Aberdeen-Angus cattle command a premium price. This is not going to change as the breed’s demand continues to grow.


High growth rates:
A perfect blend of production, quality and fertility paired with unrivalled growth rates.


Correct for the market:
There is no other breed in such demand which is as easily finished at the correct weight.


You can manage Aberdeen-Angus cattle to suit your own business objectives. The cattle adapt so that you don’t have to.


Great maternal ability:
Calving, vigour, milk, high weaning weight percentage. Aberdeen-Angus cows possess unbeatable maternal attributes.


Money well-spent:
Aberdeen-Angus allows for a medium-sized cow with a high weaning percentage, meaning more kilograms weaned for every pound spent.


Hardiness & efficiency: 
The breed is adaptable to your resources and the unpredictable weather, converting low cost feed to very high quality product.


No other breed can provide the longevity that Aberdeen-Angus can, ensuring optimal payback on your investment.


Number 1:
The number 1 brand in the red meat sector, spear-headed by industry leaders at the forefront of the industry.


Futureproofing of your operations:
A Society built to support the future of the industry; the breed that works as hard as you do.