The Australian Texel Stud Breeders Association Inc aims to encourage the breeding and marketing of Texel sheep, and to develop, promote and maintain the improvement of the breed.
The Association is committed to the following purposes:
- encourage the breeding of Texel sheep and to develop, promote and maintain the purity and improvement of the breed in Australia
- collect, record and publish information relating to Texel sheep in Australia
- investigate the histories, pedigrees, purity, and type of sheep registered or entered for registration
- consider and to grant or refuse any application for registration of any sheep or the transfer thereof or for the issue of a certificate for the export of sheep registered in accordance with the rules for the time being in force
- consider all questions affecting the interests of breeders of Texel sheep
- encourage, promote and carry out research into better methods of animal husbandry and genetics and thereby promote the development of the agricultural resources of Australia in general and the development of Texel sheep in particular
- invest and deal with the moneys of the Association as may from time to time be determined in such manner as are incidental orconducive to the attainment of the above purposes or any of them
The Association provides a Breed Standard of Excellence to ensure that the overall outlook of the Texel sheep is well developed, evenly proportioned, square, heavily muscled and beam shaped.