Spring 2017 Calf Data Reporting/Compliance

Spring 2017 compliance reporting is now in effect. What does this mean? It means that each dam enrolled on your Spring 2017 THE inventory needs to either have a calf reported or a productivity code (the reason why she did not calve). If the reporting requirement has not been met, your account is considered to…

DNA Results – Realistic Expectations

Once you have collected a DNA sample either utilizing an ASA provided kit or a lab provided sample card, you are responsible for mailing the sample along with official ASA 2D barcode/paperwork to the GeneSeek lab. Once GeneSeek receives the sample it is expected to enter processing within 3-5 business days as long as proper…

Spring 2018 – Late Enrollment

If ASA did not receive a completed inventory submission for Spring 2018 THE by the deadline of December 15, 2017, and you participated in Spring 2017 THE, your herd was late enrolled on January 9, 2018. Your account was invoiced $16.00/dam for each dam listed on your preliminary inventory. The good news is you have…

DNA Pricing – American Simmental Association

As of July 1, 2018, the DNA pricing schedule has changed. Below is an updated list of current DNA pricing: Genomic Testing Available – DNA Enhanced EPDs *GGP-HD(includes PV, diluter and add-on pricing) – $90.00    –GGP-HD is required to qualify animal as an AI sire/Donor dam +Coat Color – $9.00 +Horned/Polled – $19.00 +Genetic…

DNA Samples – Hair Sample Price Increase

Effective immediately all hair sample submissions will be invoiced $5.00/sample. This is a processing fee charged by our licensed lab, GeneSeek, Inc. It is a great time to explore your other DNA sampling type options. Allflex Tissue Sampling Units(TSUs) are available for $2.00/ea and come in boxes of 10. The TSU applicator is $35.00. Benefits…

Changes to DNA Notification Emails 8-2-17

Beginning today, August 2, 2017, we have updated our DNA results notification system.  We are currently working on quite a few changes to our DNA process so please bear with us as we navigate through them. We will keep you updated via this blog as the updates are implemented into Herdbook Services. All DNA result…

Late Enrolled for Fall 2017 – What Happens Now?

If ASA did not receive an updated inventory submission for Fall 2017 THE by the deadline of June 15, 2017, and you participated in Fall 2016 THE, your herd was late enrolled on July 7, 2017. Your account was invoiced $16.00/dam for each dam listed on your preliminary inventory. The good news is you have…