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Reproduction

FIRST REGISTRATION FEMALES

  • Must calve within 24 months of inspection date.
  • No calving interval may exceed 730 days.
  • A cow must rear at least 2 of any 3 consecutive calves (up to weaning age).

PROGENY OF REGISTERED COWS
(This section is currently under re-consideration – May 2008)

 

  • A heifer must calve before the age of 39 months
  • No calving interval may exceed 730 days
  • A cow must rear 2 of any 3 consecutive calves to weaning age.

BULLS
Eligibility for registration or recording shall be dependent upon compliance with - a minimum scrotal circumference of:

  • 26cm at a mass of 150 – 199 Kg; or
  • 27cm at a mass of 200 – 249 kg; or
  • 28cm at a mass of 250 – 299 kg; or
  • 29cm at a mass of 300 – 349 kg; or
  • 30cm at a mass of 350 – 399 kg; or
  • 31cm at a mass of 400 – 449 kg; or
  • 32cm at a mass of 450 – 499 kg; or
  • 33cm at a mass of 500 or more kg.