The AHA accepts hair, blood (blood cards), semen and tissue sampling units (TSU) samples.
Click here to see how to collect tissue samples.
Genomic Profile – Basic DNA test includes profile, genetic abnormalities, GE-EPDs and parentage. $42.00.
Tissue Sample Unit (TSU) Credit – $6.00
Each sample that is submitted via TSU and is successfully processed at the lab will receive the above credit to the member.
Horned/Polled test – Tests for the horned/polled gene. $30.00
Genomic Profile + Horn/Polled – Basic profile, genetic abnormalities, parentage (if available), GE-EPDs and horn/poll test. $58.00
Stand-alone Maple Syrup Urine Disease Test* – $18.00
*Animal must already have a DNA profile at the lab as well as a remaining sample for processing. This test must be requested through the AHA customer service team and is only available through August 31, 2019.
There are two ways to order a DNA sample submission form. If you are a MyHerd user, you have the ability to order the test online*. Both MyHerd users and non-users can contact the AHA customer service staff at 816-842-3757 with the registration number and test request.
*Stand-alone MSUD tests can only be requested through the customer service team, they cannot be requested on MyHerd.
A results statement will be available to you via email or mail once the AHA receives results from the lab. The results will notify you if the parentage qualifies and of any abnormalities (normal or carrier). If requested, you will be able to view GE-EPD or H/P status results.
Genomic-Enhanced Expected Progeny Difference