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Trustee Election Ballots Have Been Mailed

Participate in the selection of members who serve on the ASA Board of Trustees by voting online or by paper ballot.

Here are the 2020 Trustee candidates. Please take the time to get to know them.

AllFlex Tissue Sampling Units

AllFlex Tissue Sampling Units (TSU) is a convenient, reliable method for collecting DNA samples. This collection method is much faster than using hair or blood cards and easy to use. TSU’s can even be used for newborn calves. To order your TSU kit please contact the DNA Department and we can mail you a kit. The startup costs are $40 for the TSU applicator and $2 per TSU ordered (increments of 10). The TSUs come in a box of 10 ($20) and Allflex recommends that you store them at room temperature prior to use (for a maximum period of 12 months). Member will also be responsible for shipping charges via FedEx for the applicator and TSUs.


For more information on ordering these kits please contact the DNA department by phone 406-587-4531 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Box of TSU $20 (includes 10 TSU) 

 

 

Mailing TSU Samples to GeneSeek
When you have successfully collected your sample, please follow this link to the paperwork and instructions: DNA PAPERWORK. 

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Down to the Genes Series

Focus on Genetic Holds and Defect Testing

October 20, 2019 DNA
by ASA's DNA Department | Genetic defect testing and genetic holds are two of the most common subjects ASA’s DNA department handles. This month’s article will explore the most commonly-asked questions within this subject. When is genetic defect testing required? For all AI sires, herd sires, and donor dams, if risk is present on TraitTrac and not cleared by test or pedigree, the progeny will go…
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