Why join us?

Why join the Society?

The South Devon Herd Book Society has a broad variety of members, ranging from large pedigree breeders to commercial farmers and even those that don’t keep cattle but who all share a common interest in the South Devon breed.

As a member you will receive ….

  • Access to a network of advice and support
  • Preview of Society Sale catalogues
  • A copy of the yearly Breed Journal full of information about the breed including news stories, herd profiles, show & sale results, and much more
  • A regular newsletter with Society and wider industry news
  • Invitations to national and local open days, farm walks, events and meetings
  • A herd prefix of choice
  • The ability to register cattle which enables the member to
    • Enter South Devon classes at national and local shows
    • Sell pedigree cattle at Society organised sales
  • Part of an international network of breeders which includes an invitation to join the World Congress and tours that take place every four years