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…

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…

ATTN : AJSA Regional/Classic Participants – DNA Testing

If you are planning on attending the AJSA Regionals, National Classic, or have sold an animal to a junior member who plans on attending the junior shows, please read all of the following DNA testing information. Keep in mind that we are running short on time to get these required tests done if you have…

AllFlex Tissue Sampling Units

Allflex Tissue Sampling Units for DNA Testing AllFlex Tissue Sampling Units (TSU) are a convenient, reliable method for collecting DNA samples. This collection method is much faster than using hair or blood cards and easy to use. TSU’s can even be used for newborn calves.  To order your TSU kit please contact the DNA Department…

Red Charlie – FAQs

In order to understand Red Charlie, a new red coat variant, breeders must first understand the inheritance and DNA testing for the main coat color gene. The following is a brief summary. Coat Color inheritance: The main gene that controls the base coat color in cattle is called the extension gene. Historically, it was believed…