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n.1.A book containing the list and pedigrees of one or more herds of choice breeds of cattle; - also called herd record, or herd register.
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Genetic variability in Mexican fighting bull herd from herdbook information.
It is a significant investment in the breed's future and is indicative of the society's on-going intent to encourage breeders to be selective and drive continuous breed improvement in the British Limousin Herdbook.
Some composites have their own breed associations, with herdbook and registration of association members' cattle.
He succeeds Michel Baudot, president of Herdbook Charolais, the French Charolais breeders' association .
Genetic and environmental trends in German swine herdbook populations.
Charolais have an open herdbook, which means that crossbred animals can be registered.
Such animals are registered or eligible for registry in the official herdbook of the breed.
THE Gretnahouse Charolais herd of Alasdair Houston has been recognised with the Harman Charolais Genetic Improvement Award 2014 for making the greatest genetic progress both in Scotland and within the entire British Charolais Herdbook during the last 12 months.
This animal is eligble for full herdbook status if it meets the DBCAA requirements.
Bred by David and Nick Walter, Balthayock, Perth, the 16-month-old Haakon was by the 8,000gns Swalesmoor Cracker, the current highest recorded bull for performance traits in the breed herdbook and out of a Balmyle Thunderbird sired homebred dam from their 80 cow herd.
IDGR keeps a strict herdbook and has been very helpful to us in establishing a base for the Dwarf Nubian.
They accompany each animal in the British Charolais Herdbook and can be viewed online; they will also be made available in pedigree catalogues and displayed at society sales.