Our mission is to provide programs, services, technology and leadership to enhance the genetics of the Angus breed, broaden its influence within the beef industry, and expand the market for superior tasting, high-quality Angus beef worldwide.
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The Angus breed is home to the industry’s largest beef cattle performance database, fueling genetic progress through each generation. Breeders rely on the comprehensive set of data to continue growing the nation’s quality beef supply.
Angus Media provides unrivaled marketing opportunities for cattle producers, and Association programs such as AngusSource allow breeders to set their calves apart from the crowd.
Registered-Angus cattle continue to set the industry pace for quality genetics. Demand remains strong year after year, as reflected by strong sales trends and an increase in Angus cattle on the market.
Stay up-to-date on the latest headlines in the American Angus Association’s Newsroom, where you can read articles, watch videos and learn more about the organization’s programs and services.
Continued education is central to driving progress within the beef cattle industry. Through Association events, connect with fellow breeders and discover applications that make a real difference on the farm or ranch.
Whether you are looking for special gifts or supplies for your herd, plenty of options are available through the Angus Foundation-hosted online store and the American Angus Auxiliary’s Gift Barn.
As the nation’s largest beef breed organization, the American Angus Association serves more than 25,000 members across the United States and Canada.
Oculocutaneous Hypopigmentation (OH) Fact Sheet - A fact sheet providing information about OH, OH testing and registration policies.
OH Test Results
An updated listing of OH test results. Test results are updated daily as
received from authorized testing labs.
Notice of Dec. 8, 2015
- Genetic Condition Update - A second Angus bull was identified as a carrier of Oculocutaneous Hypopigmentation (OH) by the American Angus Association.
Notice of November 11, 2015
- Genetic Condition Update – A genetic condition, Oculocutaneous Hypopigmentation, previously identified in the 1980s as HI (or “White Eye”) in Angus cattle, was recently identified in the Simmental breed by the University of Illinois. For more detailed information on the genetic condition,
For the Board’s action and policy,