Join the Society

Join the British Limousin Cattle Society

The British Limousin Cattle Society is the UK’s largest beef breed Society and has close on 3000 breeder members from all regions of the country.  Its core purpose is the promotion and technical development of the Limousin breed and the provision of an accurate herdbook of the British Limousin population.  Breed improvement programmes, web enabled herdbook tools, and practical added value initiatives and services are all aimed at increasing the profitability of pedigree and commercial beef producers.

Just some of the membership benefits of the Society include:

  • Registration of pedigree cattle and maintenance of an accurate herdbook
  • Organisation and hosting of pedigree sales
  • Breed improvement programmes and technical research projects
  • National genetic evaluation and provision of performance recording
  • Promotion and marketing of Limousin cattle, beef, semen and embryos, to all potential markets
  • Three free magazines, annual Studbook, and regular member updates
  • Industry representation and connectivity
  • Affiliation to UK and international bodies
  • Young Limousin Breeders Club
  • Annual national and regional events and competitions

The Society, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Limousin Solutions Ltd, has also introduced the e-commerce Semenstore.co.uk which has proved practical and popular.

If you would like to join the British Limousin Cattle Society please download the Membership Application Form below:-

Membership Application Form with Gift Aid

Download Direct Debit Form

or contact our Membership Officer

  • Tel: 02476-696500
  • Email: info@limousin.co.uk

SCHEDULE OF FEES

British Limousin Cattle Society Schedule of Fees Applied From 1st January 2013

(The registration period, for fees to be charged, will be deemed to be at the point when all relevant information has been received in the office)

Net
charge
VAT
(20%)
Total
Membership £ £ £
Full Membership Annual Subscription 50.00 10.00 60.00
Herd prefix or re-join fee 10.00 2.00 12.00
Associate Membership Annual Subscription 20.00 4.00 24.00
Overseas Membership Annual Subscription 25.00 25.00
Subscriptions are renewable on 1st January annually, Graduated rates apply for applications during the year

 

Birth Registrations (Bulls & Heifers)
On-line & Telephone Registrations – Natural
Within 28 days of birth 25.00 5.00 30.00
Between 29 – 90 days of birth 35.00 7.00 42.00
Between 91 – 180 days of birth 45.00 9.00 54.00

 

Online & Telephone Registrations – FOT
Within 28 days of birth 60.00 12.00 72.00
Between 29 – 90 days of birth 70.00 14.00 84.00
Between 91 – 180 days of birth 80.00 26.00 96.00

 

Traditional Paper Registrations – Natural
Within 28 days of birth 40.00 8.00 48.00
Between 29 – 90 days of birth 50.00 10.00 60.00
Between 91 – 180 days of birth 60.00 12.00 72.00

 

Traditional Paper Registrations – FOT
Within 28 days of birth 75.00 15.00 90.00
Between 29 – 90 days of birth 85.00 17.00 102.00
Between 91 – 180 days of birth 95.00 19.00 114.00
Imported Bulls and Females 50.00 10.00 60.00
Copy Pedigree Certificates 5.00 1.00 6.00
Export Pedigree Certificate from Herd Book of exporting country must be submitted for registration of imported animals or embryos. Pedigree Certificates are also required for bulls from which semen is imported.

 

Transfer Fees
All Registered Animals 20.00 4.00 24.00

 

Exported Animals
Export Pedigree Certificate 30.00 6.00 36.00
Embryo Export Certificate 5.00 1.00 6.00

 

Animal Inspections
Base Cow Register Females 17.50 3.50 21.00

 

Semen Royal Scheme
Entry fee 50.00 10.00 60.00
Semen Royalty Admin fee 3.00 0.60 3.60

 

Memorandum & Articles (per copy) 5.00 5.00

 

VAT:  All the services provided to members by the Society are liable to VAT.  Valid VAT invoices are issued for these services.

Note: all fees apply to each animal or embryo registered