Holstein Canada

Membership Types & Benefits

Becoming a member of Holstein Canada alongside the 10,500 other members at the Association provides many benefits and opportunities. Here are 10 reasons why YOU should be a Holstein Canada member today and enjoy the many benefits that our current Holstein Canada members already enjoy:

  1. Reduced rates and assistance
  2. Access to information
  3. Complimentary subscription to Info Holstein
  4. Voting privileges
  5. Supporting young leader initiatives
  6. Supports numerous Branch and Club activities
  7. Recognition
  8. Increased selection intensity
  9. Improve your balance sheet
  10. New Members enjoys a special fee for a limited time.

Contact customer service for details at customerservice@holstein.ca or at 1-855-756-8300


Membership Types

Regular Membership

Enjoys the full benefits of membership.

Price reduction on registration of Holstein animals.

Have full voting power.

View chart for annual membership rates

Junior membership

Eligible for those from the age of 12 to 21.

Enjoys all the benefits of membership, except for the right to vote.

FREE Annual Membership

Affiliate Membership

Membership for those interested in Holstein related activities.

Enjoys most of the benefits of regular membership except: The right to vote and price reduction on the registration of Holstein animals.

$45 Annual Fee plus Applicable Taxes

Honorary Life Membership

Special membership awarded by the Board of Directors.

Enjoys most of the benefits of regular membership, except for the right to vote.

Every past president is an honourary life member with all privileges of a regular member including the right to vote.

FREE Annual Membership

To become a Holstein Canada customer, please fill out, sign and send back our Customer Information Form/Credit Application. To become a member, please fill out the Application For Membership Form.

Your completed form(s) can be sent back to Holstein Canada’s office by mail, fax, or email. Contact the office toll free at 1-855-756-8300 for more information on customer and membership opportunities with our Association today!

Holstein Canada Annual Regular Membership 2019 Rates

National Provincial Subtotal HST/GST QST Total
BC $35.00 $75.00 $110.00 5% $115.50
AB $35.00 $60.00 $95.00 5% $99.75
SK $35.00 $60.00 $95.00 5% $99.75
MB $35.00 $60.00 $95.00 5% $99.75
ON $35.00 $65.00 $100.00 13% $113.00
QC $35.00 $95.00 $130.00 5% 9.975% $149.47
NB $35.00 $45.00 $80.00 15% $92.00
NS/NL $35.00 $55.00 $90.00 15% $103.50
P.E.I. $35.00 $65.00 $100.00 15% $115.00

*Prices in effect January 1, 2017 and are subject to change without notice.


The provincial component of the annual regular membership supports programs and services in member’s local areas that contribute towards:

  • Assisting members with record keeping
  • Supporting club programs
  • Promoting breed improvement programs
  • Assisting in promotion of each province’s Holstein at the domestic and international level
  • Encouraging and initiating industry cooperation

Additionally, each province offers a different selection of programs and services. Please contact your provincial Holstein branch for more details.


Membership Signing Authority Updates

Every day decisions impact your financial bottom line on the farm. At Holstein Canada, we want to ensure that the people making those farm decisions are designated and approved at the Association. Please use the following forms to add a person with signing authority from your account:

Signing Authority Form
Remove Signing Authority Form

Please call the office toll free at 1-855-756-8300 for more information.