Expanded Animal Search

How To Search For An Animal of Another Breed Animals of other breeds can be registered with ASA as foundation dams or sires. Click here to learn about foundation registration. If a member needs to find out whether or not an animal is registered with ASA, a regular animal search using country and breed codes…

How to do an Animal Search

Animals Search on Herdbook Services is a tool accessible to anyone and can be useful for finding your own animals, looking at EPDs when making breeding decisions, clarifying ownership, genetic defects, and any other questions you may have about an animal. Follow the instructions below to accurately find an animal: The easiest way to find…

Planned Mating: How to Compare Sire and Dam

Planned mating is a tool to help make breeding decisions. It gives breeders an estimate of the genetic level of their calves from a mating. Using the Planned Mating tool in Herdbook Services, you can select to mate to one or several sires. 1. Log into Herdbook Services 2. Click on Herd Mgmt, then select Planned Mating…

How to Generate a Barn Sheet

*Animals must be on file with ASA to appear on the barn sheet.*  A barn sheet is a worksheet designed to help collect data at chute side.  When you submit your request for a barn sheet, the lab will receive a copy of the barn sheet and they usually forward to the technician.  This allows…

DNA – What Testing Does ASA Offer?

In this day and age with so many different DNA tests being offered, trying to figure out which one you should use or actually need on any given animal can be quite challenging. The following is an attempt to serve as an explanation of the various tests being offered and also suggestions for which groups…