With changes to the Angus Australia Regulations implemented in July 2018 the requirements for registering calves has been simplified. The changes relate to the DNA and parent verification requirements and aim to align the Angus Australia requirements with best practice guidelines for registered breed organisations.
The changes are supported by the implementation of routine parentage verification, which will see genomic data used to regularly check the parentage, sex and recessive gene status of registered animals. Parentage verification will be automatically conducted each time a genotype (i.e. DNA profile) is loaded to the Angus Australia database.
The changes to registration requirements are:
In the event that an amendment to animal information is required, the amendment will be made and the current owner & breeder notified. If the current owner has any concerns with the amendment, they can lodge an appeal and the amendment will be reviewed.
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