Registry Help—How to Become a Member of the
Canadian Angus Association
Benefits of Membership with the Canadian Angus
In addition to
being part of the largest beef breed in Canada, membership in the Canadian Angus
Association provides you with rights and privileges and access to information to
assist you in superior breed development to help ensure your success in the
of membership include:
Members in good
standing are eligible to vote and serve on the Board of Directors.
Membership includes a subscription to
Aberdeen Angus World, the official publication of the
Canadian Angus Association.
May register eligible animals.
Registered animals may compete in Canadian Angus Association
Gold Shows and vie for the annual Show Female of the Year and
Show Bull of the Year awards.
Eligible to participate in the Canadian Angus Performance Program to
receive Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs).
to request pedigree extracts for sale catalogues, which may be posted on
the Canadian Angus Association website.
an ad promoting your breeding program and operation in the Angus
receive enhanced web access through the Authorized Users section of the
Canadian Angus Association website.
If you have a
valid email address on file, the monthly e-newsletter will be sent to you,
keeping you informed about deadlines, news, policy changes and Association
represent Canadian Angus Association members at sales and industry events across
Membership in your
provincial Angus association is included.
marketing opportunities through the Canadian Angus Rancher Endorsed Program.
Canadian Angus Association Membership Application CAAFORM1 to apply for
membership and to document signing authority for the membership being applied
for. Be sure to submit the
with your completed application.
Completing the Membership Application page for details on how to complete
the application form.
To register Angus
cattle in Canada, you must apply for and secure the right to use a set of unique
tattoo letters. Tattoo letters need only be applied for once and stay with the
member as long as (s)he is an active member of the Association. If tattoo
letters have not been used for seven years they may be reassigned.
the use of herd names is recommended. Herd names are used as either a prefix or
suffix in naming registered cattle to identify the owner at birth. Selecting a
herd name and registering it with the Association ensures that only you can use
it in naming your cattle. Your herd name does not have to be the same as your
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