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Some articles on herd book, herd books, herd:

Holstein Cattle - Red and White Holsteins - History
... and white would not be accepted in the herd book, and that the breed would be known as Holsteins ... from the early importations until they were accepted into the Canadian and American herd books in 1969 and 1970, respectively ... The RWDCA had adopted an "open herd book" policy, and the Red and White Holstein became the major player ...
Shorthorn - History
... Animals taken to Scotland in 1817 from the Booth herd were used to produce the Beef Shorthorn breed. 1822 George Coates published the first volume of his herd book, this was the first pedigree herd book for cattle in the world ... which Henry Stafford took over the ownership and publishing of the herd book, retaining the name "Coates's Herd Book" ...
Limousin (cattle) - Characteristics - Limousin Breed Standard
... of Title I of the Rules of Procedure of the French Limousin herd-book, 1 August 1991 Characteristics considered unacceptable in the French breed standard Any ... mandatory compliance before an animal can be recorded in a country's herd book (mainly European countries) to voluntary application in others ... The only requirement for registration as a Fullblood in both North American herd book registers is that ancestors should have "full French ancestry", or trace directly to the "Herd ...
Limousin (cattle) - French Limousin Herd Book - Evolution of Herd Book - After June 2008
... can be regarded as purebred and entered in the main section of a herd book ... The restructured French Herd Book is described as having a third section called certified purebred (race pure certifee in French) intermediate between the first two for recording animals that ... Base animals selected for the two-stage grading up process to any EU herd book purebred class require a minimum of 3/4 Limousin content ...

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