Registering a Foundation Animal – Realistic Expectations

Registered animals from other breeds are accepted into ASA’s database.  This allows members to receive a four-generation pedigree record in the ASA database for percentage SimGenetic offspring and include their other breed data when reporting on their entire herd. We refer to these as foundation registrations. The registration process for these requests are more labor…

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…

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…

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…