The Dutch Belted Cattle Association of America has as its goal the
conservation and documentation of the Dutch Belted cattle breed in
North America. This breed is characterized by a group of traits
for adaptability and production, which are valuable to the dairy
industry: calving ease, reproductive efficiency, economical size,
management ease, foraging ability, and tractable disposition. The
breed is a unique and irreplaceable genetic resource for purebred and
commercial crossbreeding and its conservation is important for the
The DBCAA registry has been in continuous operation since 1886.
Breeding Up and Recovery Programs have been in effect for many
years. This population of documented animals enable Dutch Belted
numbers to be expanded within a well documented registered population.
There is no meaningful value in the Dutch Belted breed attempting
to "catch up" genetically by single trait selection. DBCAA
affirms the importance of sound genetic principles and accurate
Haag's Dutch-Ayr Gold Cosmo No.
9518 sired by Gold Dust
Brink-Alicha also sired by Grayview Gold Dust.
exhibited at theGrundy County Fair in Morris,
DHIA 6-02 305d 22,260M 4.0% 880F 3.1% 689P