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For more information on collecting samples, ordering DNA tests, timelines, interpreting results, etc., read our “Down to the Genes” articles.

 

Report results from an outside lab

DNA tests for simple traits and genetic conditions can be done outside of ASA.  In order for the results to be added on Herdbook, members can forward official results (including registration numbers) from the lab to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Results without registration numbers will experience delays.

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Phone: 406-587-4531 

 

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 and TSU Samples

Collecting Hair Samples

 

 

Abnormalities

Genetic Abnormality Reporting Form

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

 

 

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Down to the Genes Series

Why an Animal May Not Have GE (Genomically Enhanced) EPDs

January 29, 2021 DNA
Heading into the new year and the start of bull sale preparation, one of the DNA Department’s most frequently asked questions is why an animal doesn’t have GE (genomically-enhanced) EPDs after completing a genomic test. This article explores the general process and common reasons why GE may not appear on an animal’s record in Herdbook. The Process After an animal is tested on a genomic panel…

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