- German Cattle Breeders' Federation (ADR)
- German Beef Cattle Breeders' Federation (BDF)
- German Holstein Association (DHV)
- Federal Association of German Pig Production (ZDS)
have merged into the German Livestock Association (BRS).
A common website is under construction.
The website of the ZDS is used as a temporary solution for conveying current news.
Until the new homepage will be released detailed information about the breeding and genetic department can be found under the previous internet addresses of the former associations.
The association has ordinary and extraordinary members.
Ordinary members are legal persons who can be assigned to one or more member groups.
On admission th the association, the ordinary members are assigned to one or more member groups, depending on their area of activity, unless they are already represented by an association in this group of members.
The association has the following member groups:
- dairy cattle
- dual purpose
- Quality and Performance Testing
- beef cattle
Extraordinary members are natural or legal persons who support the purpose of the association. They have no right to vote.
The purpose of the association ist not oriented towards economic business.