The Breed


Hardy & Efficient Cattle Breed

Use the links below to learn more about the benefits of the Santa Gertrudis breed of cattle, its history, our classification and grading system, and how you can use it to improve your herd.


How the breed originated and was further developed in Australia.

Why Santa Gertrudis

Learn about the benefits and advantages of the Santa Gertrudis Breed and how they can improve your herd.


Our classification system and how it keeps the quality of the breed at a consistently high level.

Grading Up Process

Grading-up to purebred Santa Gertrudis cattle has many advantages for the commercial cattleman.

Standard of Excellence

The standards used in classification in order to maintainand improve the breed.

The Ultimate Santa Gertrudis

learn more about the traits of the ultimate Santa Gertirudis bull and cow, and how they can help you.

Animal Enquiries

Search the database for pedigree, DNA information, Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) and Index values.


The integrated pedigree and performance recording system developed by the Santa Gertrudis Breeders Association and the National Beef Recording Scheme (NBRS)