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 Put an Animal “On File”

What does it even mean to put an animal on file? The animal is NOT registered when it is put on file, but it is saved into our database. An easy way to think about it: the data on the calf is saved in it’s own file and filed away in our “filing cabinet”. If…