Whole Herd TPR Deadlines

 

Jan. 15
Completion and return of spring herd inventories by this date will provide a $.25 per head discount on every female maintained on the spring inventory.

March 1
Final date to nominate sires for spring breeding in the National Reference Sire Program.

March 1
Completion and return of spring herd inventories after this date will incur an additional $2 per head surcharge on every female maintained on the spring inventory.

June 1
Closing date for all birth, weaning, yearling and ultrasound data to be included in the fall EPD evaluation.

July 1
Final date to submit all dam reproductive status and weaning information for the fall calf crop.

July 15
Completion and return of fall herd inventories by this date will provide a $.25 per head discount on every female maintained on the fall inventory.

Sept. 1
Completion and return of fall herd inventories after this date will incur an additional $2 per head surcharge on every female maintained on the fall inventory.

Nov. 1
Closing date for all birth, weaning, yearling and ultrasound data to be included in the Spring Sire Summary.

Dec. 1
Final date to submit all dam reproductive status and weaning information for the spring calf crop.

Latest News

Plan to Attend Annual Meeting

Plan to join us in Kansas City Oct. 30 through Nov. 1 for the 2015 Annual Meeting. Hereford enthusiasts from across the U.S. will enjoy three days of events and activities including educational forums, the Annual Meeting and the National Hereford Show during the American Royal. For more information including the schedule of events and hotel reservations, go to AHA Annual Meeting.

DNA Fee Increases

 Effective Sept. 1, 2015, the cost of the basic DNA profile also known as a parentage SNP profile will increase to $38. The cost of GE-EPD (genomic-enhanced expected progeny difference) tests and combination packages of GE-EPD test with the basic DNA profile or horn/poll tests will remain the same as they have been since late 2014.

Auction Raises $38,500 for Hereford Research

Thanks to the supporters of the Hereford Research Foundation, including donors, buyers and bidders, the AHA is able to continue to invest in industry leading research. During the fourth annual auction to benefit the Hereford Research Foundation July 23, 13 lots were sold on BuyHereford.com grossing $38,500. The top selling lot was the opportunity to purchase embryos from Knoll Crest Farm, Red House, Va. Falling River Farm, Concord, Va., paid $8,000 for Lot 4. >> Read More Highlights

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