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We Are the Voice of Colorado’s Livestock Industry

Our Mission

To represent Colorado’s livestock producers with a unified voice by advancing the interests of members, livestock and the public.

Organization Overview

Colorado Livestock Association was formed in 1998 through a restructuring of the then 43-year-old Colorado Cattle Feeders Association.

The new name and structure was designed to better reflect the membership of the association. CLA members are cattle & sheep feeders, cow/calf producers, dairy farmers, swine operations, & agribusiness partners.

In 1955, what started as a group of cattle feeders working to eradicate a disease (red nose), has grown into a multispecies organization; working to strengthen & unite animal agriculture in Colorado for future generations.

CLA advocates on behalf of its members in the regulatory & legislative arenas in Colorado.

Advocacy, Governance & Outreach

From testifying at the capitol to participating in rulemaking hearings at the Department of Health, CLA is your boots on the ground partner in addressing regulatory & legislative issues.

As a group of diversified protein producers, we may not always agree on the details of every message, but we all understand that a message coming from our collective membership is much more effective than from each of us individually.

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