Membership with Australian Shorthorns brings a wide range of benefits and privileges to enrich ownership of the shorthorn breed, backed by a strong network of support.

When you join Australian Shorthorns, you have the significant resources of Australia’s longest-running official organisation specialising in shorthorns at your disposal.

Everyone is welcome to become a member and various classifications of membership are available to meet the requirements of stud breeders, associates, commercial breeders and juniors.

Membership benefits at a glance

*          Strong commercial emphasis.

*          Commercial Attributes of registered cattle emphasised in Society publications.

*          Moderate annual membership fee.

*          Availability of two herd books, with different advantages, in which to register cattle.

*          Registration of an animal by payment of a single, all of lifetime, fee.  No annual inventory fee for breeding females.

*          Registration produces traceability.

*          Ease of registration – alternative of online and paper registration applications.

*          Breedplan available for all cattle registered.

*         Provision of Genotyping solutions with Weatherbys Scientific