How to Register a Foundation Cow or Bull

Any animal that is registered with another breed association is eligible for registration with ASA, this is called a foundation animal. Foundation registration is an in-house process. To start the registration process, please submit a copy of the primary Association’s registration certificate to the ASA office. If you do not have a copy of the…

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 calves resulting from purchased embryos must be parent verified before they can be registered. It is important to note that the DNA testing must go…

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…

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…

How to transfer an animal online

1. Log in (click here for instructions). 2. Start a Manual Job (click here for instructions). 3. Once spreadsheet loads, select the “Transfer” tab at top of page. 4. Under AnmRegNbr column, enter the registration number of the  animal you want to transfer. 5. Under AcctNbr column, enter the account number of the buyer. Please…

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…