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How to Search for a Buyer Account Number

How to do an ASA Member Search: In order to avoid multiple non-member buyer numbers, ASA recommends you look up buyer accounts prior to starting an online transfer job. If you simply type in name and address at time of transfer, the system is designed to look for a match, however, any slight variation in spelling…

Common DNA-Related Processing Errors and Warnings

There are a handful of DNA-related errors and warnings that can potentially hold up the processing of a job or cause confusion. ERRORS Q: What does this mean? A: All purchased ET’s must be parent verified before they can be registered. It is important to note that the DNA testing must go through ASA. We…

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Benefits of an ASA Membership

Becoming a member of the American Simmental Association is an easy, cost-saving process that holds many hidden gems for those progressive cattlemen and women that chose to become part of our team Simmental. As with any membership decision, we realize that there are a number of factors that influence your decision at hand. Cost A…

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Common Questions on Name Changes

The Processing Team has noticed a high frequency of questions about changing animal names, and questions on using/adding a prefix. Below is a quick question and answer on two of the most common “name/prefix questions”: Can I change the name of the animal and add my account prefix? No, you can change the “name portion” of an…

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How to transfer an animal online

1. Log in (click here for instructions to Log In) 2. Start a Manual Job (click here for instructions to start a job) 3. Once spreadsheet loads, select the Transfer tab at top of page 4. Under AnmRegNbr column, enter the animal that you want to transfer. 5. Under AcctNbr column – enter the account…

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Reasons to Register Online

There are several reasons why it is better for you (the member) to register animals online rather than mailing in a data/registration application.   It is simple and easy to log onto Herdbook.org and start a new job. If you have never registered an animal online click here for a quick “how to” tutorial. Our…