Welcome to the American Simmental Association!

30 June 2015

Membership Options

Pick The Option That Best Fits Your Needs

   
         
 1. Brand New Membership    2Non Member/Buyer Account  Upgrade to Membership Account   3. Non Member/Buyer Account
         



ADULT

Over the age of 21 as of January 1 of the current year.

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Click for paper application


JUNIOR- Under the age of 21

Click for paper application

 
  • If you have owned a registered Simmental in the past, you have a non-member/buyer account. You MUST fill out a paper application.
  • If you don’t know your number CLICK HERE to search your name or call ASA.

 

ADULT OR JUNIOR

Adult paper application

Junior paper application

 

With this account you are able to conduct business with the ASA and have animals transferred to you within the database; however, membership benefits will not be available to you.

 

 

ADULT OR JUNIOR

Link to online application


Becoming a member of the American Simmental Association holds many hidden gems 
for those progressive cattlemen and women that chose to become part of our  Simmental team.

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

  • Reduced fees to register animals.
  • Access to Herdbook Services on our website where you can perform functions such as, but not limited to: 
    • Advanced animal searches
    • EPD lookup
    • Online data processing
    • Report generation 
    • Bulk and single planned matings
  • Access to educational brochures and promotional materials focusing on SimGenetics.
  • Subscription to the Register, ASA’s monthly publication highlighting our breeders and Association activities
  • Subscription to SimTalk, our quarterly cattlemen’s magazine focusing on SimGenetic commercial programs and research, among other topics
  • Ability to select and purchase a herd prefix that will be reserved for only your herd use.

Annual Service Fees

The American Simmental Association has implemented an annual service fee. There is a one-time setup fee of $50 for all new adult members. In addition, there is an annual service fee of $110, based on our fiscal year of July 1 – June 30. If you join ASA in the first half of our fiscal year (July 1- Dec 30) we require you to pay the entire $110 fee. If you join in the second half of the fiscal year (Jan 1 – June 30) we only require that you pay $55 (half of the service fee). All annual service fees are billed at the start of our fiscal year, July 1. To remain active and receive membership benefits you must pay this annual service fee each year.

Adult Membership $110/year

Junior Membership $50/year

Household Membership $160/year
(for multiple memberships billed at a single address)

Download Self Billing Worksheet

This fee includes a subscription to the Register, the official publication of ASA, and access to ASA's registration and performance system.

If you are a non-member breeder that registers 2 or more calves with ASA each year, you will pay 3 times the cost that members pay to register a calf. For example:

Non-Member

(Per calf registration cost of $126) X (2 head)= $252
(Per calf registration cost of $126) X (3 head)= $378
(Per calf registration cost of $126) X (4 head)= $504

First-Time Member

(First-time membership fee of $160) + (Per calf registration cost of $42) (2 head)= $244
(First-time membership fee of $160) + (Per calf registration cost of $42) (3 head)= $286
(First-time membership fee of $160) + (Per calf registration cost of $42) (4 head)= $328

Member

(Membership fee of $110) + (Per calf registration cost of $42) (2 head)= $194
(Membership fee of $110) + (Per calf registration cost of $42) (3 head)= $236
(Membership fee of $110) + (Per calf registration cost of $42) (4 head)= $278

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Already a Non-member?

If you have already purchased SimGenetics in the past, it is likely that you have a non-member account in our ASA database. With this account you have been able to conduct business with the ASA and have animals transferred to you within the database. However, the cost and membership benefits listed above have not been available to you.

Upon your decision to become a member of the American Simmental Association you will be provided with all of the above benefits.

Click here for membership application form.

 

ASA Membership Forms

Adult Membership Application

Junior Membership Application

Membership Change Form

 

Animal Registration Forms 

Registration Application

Data Registration key

Lease Notification Form

Self-billing Worksheet

Standard Codes

 

 

DNA Testing Forms

 

DNA Pricing and DNA Test Information

Click here for information regarding testing prices and information 

PDF Pricing Form

 

DNA Testing Request Form

Fill out form with all the required information and email/mail/fax to ASA.

Click here for more information on how to order kit.

Do you have a kit on hand?  Fill out this form and email to ASA.   DO NOT  mail this form with samples to lab! This is not official lab paperwork required for testing.

 

Tissue Sampling Units (TSU) can be requested through ASA by phone/email. TSU kits come in bundles of 10 sampling units.  

Click here for more information on ordering TSU.

 

How To Collect Samples

Collecting Blood Samples

Collecting Hair Samples

Collecting Allflex TSU Samples

 

Report Results from lab outside of ASA

Please forward results you received from the lab, these need to be official results. Include registration number of the tested animal. Results without registration numbers will experience delays in being updated.

 

Genetic Abnormality Reporting Form

Phone ASA immediately to report incident and take multiple photos of affected calf. Then fill out this  form and mail/email/fax to ASA.

 

What to Expect When Submitting DNA Samples

Click here for more information on what to expect when DNA testing animals through ASA.

 

 AJSA Forms

Trustee Nomination Form

Merit Award Program Guidelines

Bronze Merit Award Application

Silver Merit Award Application

Gold Merit Award Application

 

 

Authorized Representatives of a Membership

  1. The same privileges and responsibilities exists for all individuals listed as representatives for a membership. ASA makes no distinction (exception: item 2 below) between authorized representatives or between authorized representatives and owners, managers, primary representative.

 

  1. The one exception to item 1: the primary representative has final authorization if a question or conflict arises between representatives. Every membership has a primary representative, either listed as primary or if no primary representative listed (as on older membership) it is the first person listed for the membership. The primary representative must request/sign off on changes to authorized representatives and changes to the membership name.

 

  1. Any representative on behalf of the membership can:

    1. submit data and registration requests

    2. submit transfer request

    3. request other Association services

    4. requests reports and data extracts

    5. make corrections to existing data

    6. incur fees and charges to the membership

    7. change address, telephone numbers, email, ASA log on password

 

  1. All authorized representatives are responsible for the accuracy of information supplied by that membership and for the conduct of actions taken on behalf of that membership. All authorized representatives can be individually and/or collectively disciplined as a result of disciplinary action against the membership.

 

 

 

 


 

The American Simmental Association would like to thank you for joining our Association.

At the ASA, we take our mission statement seriously,

The success of the American Simmental Association is dependent on the success of our members. In turn, our members’ success is dependent on their cattle making an important and significant contribution to the beef industry. Our highest priority is to maintain and nurture services and products which bring value to ASA members customers.

We pride ourselves in the programs we have available for your advantage, and our friendly customer service staff are just a phone call away.  

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Upcoming Sales

24 Jan 2018
Iowa Premier
Colfax, IA
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24 Jan 2018
Sioux Empire Simmental Show and Sale
Sioux Falls, SD
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26 Jan 2018
Ellingson Simmentals' Annual Production Sale
Dahlen, ND
website
26 Jan 2018
SK Cattle's Private Treaty Sale
Aberdeen, SD
27 Jan 2018
Baxley Family Farms Sale
Georgetown, SC
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27 Jan 2018
Buzzard Hollow Ranch's Annual Online Bull Sale
Granbury, TX
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27 Jan 2018
Double J Farms' 44th Annual Private Treaty Simmental Bid Bull Sale
Garretson, SD
website
27 Jan 2018
Forster Farms 39th Annual Production Sale
Smithfield, NE
catalog
27 Jan 2018
J&C Simmentals' Annual Bull Sale
West Point, NE
website
27 Jan 2018
The Cowtown Classic National Simmental Sale
Fort Worth, TX
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28 Jan 2018
Reck Brothers-N-Sons 2018 Genetic Advantage Sale
Blakesburg, Iowa
website
28 Jan 2018
Triangle J Ranch's Annual Production Sale
Miller, NE
website
29 Jan 2018
APEX Cattle 'Heterosis Headquarters' Annual Sale
Dannebrog, NE
website
29 Jan 2018
Sloup's Winter Event Online Sale

website
01 Feb 2018
Black Hills Stock Show & Sale
Rapid City, SD
website
01 Feb 2018
Stavick Simmental's King of the Range Bull Sale
Aberdeen, SD
website
02 Feb 2018
Kunkel Simmentals' Annual Production Sale
New Salem, ND
website
03 Feb 2018
36th Annual Klain Simmental Production Sale
Turtle Lake, ND
<a href="/site/http://www.klainsimmentalranch.com" target="_blank">website</a>
03 Feb 2018
5th Annual Turn In Bull Sale
Sioux Center, IA
<a href="/site/http://www.parkelivestock.com/upcoming_sales.php" target="_blank">website</a>
03 Feb 2018
Hilltop Simmentals' 5th Annual Bull Sale
Hudson, SD
website
03 Feb 2018
Loonan Stock Farm's 43rd Annual Production Sale
Corning, IA
website
03 Feb 2018
Prickly Pear Simmentals "Made In Montana" Sale
Helena, MT
catalog
03 Feb 2018
Springer Simmentals Sale of Value Based Genetics
Decorah, IA
website
04 Feb 2018
Blue River Gang's 34th Annual Production Sale
Rising City, NE
website
05 Feb 2018
38th Annual Gateway "Breeding Value" Bull Sale
Lewistown, MT
website
05 Feb 2018
Wicks Cattle Simmental and SimAngus Production Sale
Richardton, ND
<a href="/site/http://www.wickscattle.com/" target=_blank">website</a>
06 Feb 2018
James Creek Simmental Annual Private Treaty Sale, Vol. XIV
Heaton, ND
website
06 Feb 2018
Koepplin’s Black Simmental and SimAngus™ Production Sale
Mandan, ND
website
07 Feb 2018
Begger's Diamond V Big Sky Genetic Source Bull Sale
Wibaux, MT
catalog
08 Feb 2018
Hart Farms Beef Builder Bull Sale
Frederick, SD
website
08 Feb 2018
Lassle Ranch Simmentals 25th Annual Production Sale
Glendive, MT
website
09 Feb 2018
Bata Brothers/Bell Family 21st Annual Joint Simmental Bull and Female Sale
Rugby, ND
catalog
09 Feb 2018
Hook Farms and Clear Springs Cattle Co. "Bred for Balance" Sale
Starbuck, MN
website
09 Feb 2018
TNT Simmentals' 30th Annual "Genetic Explosion" Sale
Almont, ND
website
09 Feb 2018
Watertown Winter Farm Show & Sale
Watertown, SD
website
10 Feb 2018
Berger's Herdmasters SimAngus Hybrid Bull Sale
North Platte, NE
website
10 Feb 2018
CK and Wager Cattle's Inaugural Production Sale
Highmore, SD
website
10 Feb 2018
Dixie National Simmental Sale
Jackson, MS
website
10 Feb 2018
FL Fleckvieh Limerock Ranch's 35th Annual Bull and Female Sale
Brandon, IA
<a href="/site/http://www.rllimerockranch.com" target="_blank">website</a>
10 Feb 2018
Grass-Lunning Bulls-Eye Bonanza Sale
LeRoy, MN
website
10 Feb 2018
Kenner Simmentals' 22nd Annual Production Sale
Leeds, ND
website
10 Feb 2018
Schaff Angus Valley's 115th Production Sale
St. Anthony, ND
website
10 Feb 2018
Tom Brothers' Private Treaty Bull Sale
Campbellton, TX
website
11 Feb 2018
Kline Simmental Ranch 5th Annual Bull Sale
Hurdsfield, ND
website
11 Feb 2018
Rydeen Farms 20th Annual "Vision" Sale
Clearbrook, MN
website
12 Feb 2018
Benda Ranch Annual Production Sale
Kimball, SD
website
12 Feb 2018
Edge of the West Bull and Female Sale
Mandan, ND
catalog
12 Feb 2018
Iowa Simmental Annual "Mark of Excellence" Sale
Des Moines, IA
website
12 Feb 2018
Ludvigson Stock Farms Dakota Bull Sale
Center, ND
website
13 Feb 2018
Bar CK Cattle Company's Profit Sharing Sale
Culver, OR
website
13 Feb 2018
Bichler Simmentals 13th Annual "Quality Not Quantity" Production Sale
Linton, ND
website
13 Feb 2018
Werning Cattle Company 36th Annual Production Sale
Emery, SD
website
14 Feb 2018
River Creek Farms 28th Annual Production Sale
Manhattan, KS
website
14 Feb 2018
Wilkinson Farms' Breeding for the Future Sale
C-B Sale Facility
website
15 Feb 2018
Felt Farms' Brands of Excellence Bull Sale
West Point, NE
website
15 Feb 2018
Rock Creek Ranch Spring Private Treaty Bull Sale
Allen, KS
website
16 Feb 2018
Cow Camp Ranch Annual Spring Bull Sale
Lost Springs, KS
website
16 Feb 2018
Dakota Xpress Annual Bull and Female Sale
Mandan, ND
website
16 Feb 2018
Mader Ranches Bull Power Sale
Carstairs, AB T0M, Canada
website
16 Feb 2018
R & R Cattle Company's Annual Production Sale
Chamberlain, SD
website
16 Feb 2018
Sandy Acres Simmental Bull Sale
Creighton, NE
website
17 Feb 2018
31st Annual Kappes Simmental Bull and Bred Heifer Sale
Aberdeen, SD
catalog
17 Feb 2018
7P Ranch 24th Annual Spring Bull Sale
Tyler, TX
website
17 Feb 2018
Badger Creek Bull Sale
Emporia, KS
website
17 Feb 2018
Dixson Farms Inc., Private Treaty Sale
Atwood, KS
website
17 Feb 2018
Double T Simmental's Annual Production Sale
Turtle Lake, ND
website
17 Feb 2018
Genetic Blend Bull Sale
Joplin, MO
website
18 Feb 2018
Trauernicht Simmentals' 43rd Annual Production Sale
Beatrice, NE
website
19 Feb 2018
Bulls of the Big Sky
Billings, MT
website
20 Feb 2018
Quandt Brothers/VJT Ranch Power By Design Sale
Oakes, ND
website
20 Feb 2018
Rocky Hill Farms' Online Sale

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