The ABCA does not endorse high volume breeders. The main purpose of the ABCA is to protect and promote the working Border Collie. Good working Border Collie breeders rarely produce more than a few litters per year. It is the intent of the ABCA to encourage breeders to use livestock working ability as the primary criterion to select potential breeding stock. This is very difficult to do when breeding at a high volume rate. Please see ABCA’s Code of Ethics and Best Practices for further information on this and other factors helpful in evaluating the quality of breeders.
The following is a list of breeders that produced 30 or more pups in 2014: