The American Hereford Association offers many tools that allow membership to make genetic improvements in their herd. By collecting critical data, members can utilize the tools AHA offers to advance the breed.
Search our database to find individual animal EPDs reported to the AHA registry.
READ MORE New Traits
Find definitions and explanations for new EPD traits released by the AHA.
READ MORE Ultrasound Data
Utilizing ultrasound technology is a very economical way to estimate future carcass merit.
READ MORE Trait Definitions
Search the AHA definition library for the current suite of Hereford EPDs and $ indexes, including important maternal, growth and carcass EPDs.
READ MORE Udder Scores
Reporting udder suspension and teat scores are an important step to identify genetics that offer the necessary convenience traits.
READ MORE DMI
The ability to identify genetics that are favorable for DMI is critical to proving the efficiency advantage of the Hereford breed.
READ MORE Breed Avg/Perct. Distribution
Find breed average EPDs for the 15 reported traits and distribution break-down by percentile rankings for each EPD trait.
READ MORE BCS
Body condition scores allow producers to achieve optimum reproduction level and reduce feed costs. Learn more about the importance of body condition scores in your operation.
READ MORE Carcass Data
Collecting actual carcass data is important to proving the accuracy of carcass EPD’s for animals. Find out more on the guidelines on how to submit carcass data for the genetic evaluation.
READ MORE EPD Trends
EPD trends allow producers to make more informed breeding decisions.
READ MORE Frame Scores
Frame scores can assist breeders in deciding where an animal fits in specific breeding programs.
READ MORE NRSP
The National Reference Sire Program tests young sires in real-world commercial settings.
READ MORE Trait Leaders
Trait leader reports provide the top 200 animals of specific classes or types in the Hereford breed based on $Profit indexes, which use multiple EPD
criteria in their calculation.
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