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National Pedigreed Livestock Council: 2011-2012 beef cattle registration by the numbers

The National Pedigreed Livestock Council (NPLC) has released the most recent annual registry numbers of their member beef breed associations, reported Stephen Hammack, professor and extension beef cattle specialist emeritus in his January Beef Cattle Browsing newsletter. Referencing NPLC’s 2011-2012 Annual report (available at http://www.nplc.net), Hammack reported the following annual registrations:

• Angus – 282,911

• Hereford – 64,907

• Simmental – 49,000

• Red Angus – 46,094

• Gelbvieh – 34,963

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• Brangus – 24,843

• Limousin – 23,716

• Beefmaster – 16,000

• Shorthorn – 14,653

• Brahman – 9,300

• Texas Longhorn – 8,400

• Maine-Anjou – 8,359

• Chianina – 6,374

• Salers – 5,536

• Santa Gertrudis – 5,000

Note: Some associations are not members of NPLC, so their registration numbers do not appear here.

– Angus Daily Digest