Female €13.00 per live animal
Males €50 per animal (with an increase to €80 if a retest is required)
€20.00 for female ET and €50 for male ET
Imported Embryos €25.00
Yearly membership – €40
New Herd Prefix once off charge – €100, discounted if whole herd G.U. completed.
It is possible to register your animals online with the Department of Agriculture. Go to the www.agfood.ie website and follow the stages laid out in this guide
It is also possible to register your animals through other commercial farm packages.
Herdbook Registration Rules
The IHFA Herdbook Rules state that full parentage is required for all ET calves. DNA is to be recorded for all donor dams.
The IHFA Herdbook Rules also state that all pedigree registered males are to be genomically tested.
For a full explanation of this, read this guide.
Checking for Errors in Registrations
From time to time, an animal falls into error (XSR) during the registration process and a cert will not be received by the owner. There are a number of possible reasons for this. What they are and how you can avoid them or correct them is detailed in this guide.