The German Livestock Association (BRS) is the umbrella organization for the production of cattle and pigs in Germany. The association is based in Bonn. Its business covers the activities of its members.
The task of the German Livestock Association (BRS) is to promote German breeding and animal husbandry – particularly for the animal species cattle and pig. This is achieved through the development of rules and principles that require a uniform approach, through the joint representation towards policy, the authorities and other organizations at national and international level, through cooperation with science, the support of research projects in all fields of animal breeding and animal husbandry and by promoting the quality of livestock production.