Guidelines Relating to the Registration Status of Potential and Known Carriers of the Curly Calf Syndrome

Guidelines Relating to the Registration Status of Potential and Known Carriers of the Curly Calf Syndrome

American Angus Association

As a part of its ongoing efforts to protect our members and their customers and to provide future guidance for our membership, the Board sets forth below the following concepts it intends to follow in formalizing a policy to deal with the registration status of potential and known carriers of the Curly Calf Syndrome (“CCS”) gene. The following is based on the assumption that a specific test will be developed and made available to members that can distinguish animals with the recessive gene from ones free of it. What follows must therefore be considered hypothetical in the absence of a confirmed test.

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