Membership Benefits


As a member of the Wagyu Breeder Association you will receive the following benefits: 

  • Ability to register fullblood and/or crossbred calves via an integrated tag, DNA and registration facility 
  • UK-based administration service run by Pedigree Cattle Services (PCS) to help guide Members through the tag, DNA and registration process. Based in Perth, Scotland, PCS already works with 11 other UK breed societies through the ABRI and Breedplan systems used by our partners the Australian Wagyu Association (AWA)
  • Automatic Overseas Membership of the AWA at no extra cost enabling British & Irish Wagyu fullbloods to be registered with one of the foremost Wagyu associations worldwide, the AWA. Access to AWA’s Breedplan performance recording system and genetic research. Online database for animal and member search
  • Use of the Wagyu Producer Group to market meat to maximum effect: helps smaller producers get the best return on their investment; harnesses those beef and dairy producers who have used Wagyu semen in the past
  • Attending Wagyu-themed Open Days and Farm Walks
  • A Welcome Pack to include an introduction to the WBA, the background of Wagyu branding along with a published feeding, finishing and slaughter template of advisory notes to meet a WBA Quality Standard
  • Monthly newsletter and social media updates
  • Advertising opportunities on www.britishwagyu.co.uk
  • Three online issues per year of the Wagyu Update magazine produced in partnership with the Australian Wagyu Association (AWA)