2012-2014 Ad Campaign
The new American Hereford Association (AHA) ad campaign theme is "Profitabull." The campaign is centered around a 4-fold brochure and full page ad.
Copy in the campaign touts: No doubt about it, a registered Hereford bull pays in so many ways. Docility, stronger fertility and calving ease plus he sires calves with hybrid vigor, feed efficiency and that demand a premium. Learn more about the Hereford-sired advantage or find a breeder near you at Hereford.org/profitabull. In the brochure the four panels focus on docility, the Hereford-sired momma, the value of heterosis and end product merit.
AHA has also partnered with the American Brahman Breeders Association to develop a tigerstripe female ad that promoste the value of the Hereford-Brahman cross.
State Associations and breeders can utilize the ads in local and state publications. To download AHA ads and radio scripts visit HerefordResource.com.
In November 2010 the AHA Board implemented a policy requiring DNA on all future walking herd sires. Therefore, any sire born after Jan. 1, 2011, must have DNA on file at the official AHA lab — GeneSeek Inc. — prior to registering calves out of that bull.
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Check out these DNA testing resources:
• DNA Testing Procedures Fact Sheet
• How to Collect Samples video
To request DNA kits or for more information, contact Toni Shapiro at 816-842-3757 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On April 9, 2013, the American Hereford Association (AHA) released new genomic-enhanced expected progeny differences (GE-EPDs) based on new correlations updated because of the addition of more than 2,000 animals with 50K genotypes. >> Read more