Quick Instructions: How to Register an Animal

Before you can start registering an animal you have to first, Log-in and start a job:

1.Enter Dam Registration Number.

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2. DamTatt will automatically fill in.

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If Dam is not registered or commercial

3. Enter tattoo of animal to be registered.

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Year letter is required (Ex: 2017 = E)

4.Enter Sire Registration Number.


Sire must be registered with ASA to register animal.

Need to find the sire number?

5. Enter where the tattoo is located on the animal.


Example: Left Ear-LE; Right Ear-RE; Both Ears-BE.

6. Enter sex of animal to be registered.


(B – Bull; C – Cow; S – Steer)

7. Enter in date of birth of animal to be registered.

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8. Enter the MBC (Multiple Birth Code)


Enter in whether animal being registered is:

1 – S = Single, natural
2 – TS = Twin, both same sex
3 – TR = Triplets
4 – TO = Twin, other twin opposite sex
6 – FE = Frozen Embryo
7 – ETTS = ET Twin same sex
8 – ETTO – ET Twin opposite sex
9 – ET = Fresh Embryo

9. Enter if animal is a result of AI (Artificial Insemination) breeding.


Y if animal is the result of AI breeding or N if pasture breeding.

10. Enter Y if registering animal. Enter N if putting animal on file (not registered).


11. Enter Y if you want to receive a paper certificate; leave blank or enter N if you want electronic storage.


12. Enter the HPS.


H for horned; P for polled; S for Scurred.

13. Enter dominant color of animal.  


B = Black; R = Red; G = Gray; Y = Yellow; W = White

14. Do you have any errors? 

If there is a red indicator that means you have errors in the spreadsheet.

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Before submitting the data you must clear errors.

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If you have no red indicator you can submit data.

15. Submit Data.

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 16. After the computer finishes “Running Error Checks”, Click Proceed to Billing.

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17. Click Add Payment.

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18. Add Credit Card Information.

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19. Click on Confirm.


20. Click on “Final Submit”

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Your invoice status will change from “Incomplete” to “Complete”.

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21. You have submitted the registration successfully!

Registration numbers will be displayed under “details” on the left-hand side of the completed invoice.