Holstein Friesian New Zealand provides a number of services. These include the registration of Holstein Friesian pedigree stock via the national database and the opportunity to up-grade and breed to pedigree status via ‘Record Recovery’ and the ‘Supplementary Register’.
Classification and TOP (Traits Other than Production) inspections are important and on-going services to the farmer, as is the active promotion of pedigree stock through joint young sire schemes and semen sales, AI centres, livestock marketing, advertising, Discovery Project and showing.
Publication of herd and cow statistics, technical information, breeder profiles, competitions, and breed and industry news appear in regular email newsletters, and the nzholstein magazine. Members are also kept up to date with regular news via the website and social media.