- Reduced or No Registration Fees — Registration fees for members enrolled in THE will be less or they may even be free depending on the enrollment option.
- More Informative EPDs Returned — Performance based EPDs will be provided to members enrolled in THE on any animal registered, which means the animal’s own weights and contemporary group will go in to the calculation of its EPDs. Members not enrolled in THE will only receive pedigree estimated EPDs on the animals registered, which will be the average of their parent’s EPDs.
- Contribution to Genetic Improvement — Data from members participating in THE will be the only Data submitted by members not enrolled in THE will not be used in the genetic evaluation because there is a possibility the entire contemporary group was not turned in, therefore, biasing the contemporary group. data used in the genetic evaluation.