1RC (First generation Red Chiangus): Any mating between two parents registered in the ACA Registry which results in offspring that meet the ACA Registry requirements under Rule II, Section C, Article 2. 2RC (Second generation Red Chiangus): Any mating between two parents registered in the ACA Registry which results in offspring that meet the ACA Registry requirements under Rule II, Section C, Article 2, and have no less than one generation Red Chiangus on both sides of their pedigree (beginning with their sire and dam).
SCURS Scurs or scur tissue may not be removed or altered from cattle registered in the ACA Registry as Chiangus or Red Chiangus and exhibited at ACA sponsored shows.
Surgically altering scurs and or pasting with caustic paste, grinding, sanding, or shelling off the scurrs will cause the animal to be removed from the Chiangus or Red Chiangus herdbook and placed in the Chianina (Chi-influenced ) herdbook.
General The American Chianina Association (ACA) shall originate and maintain a complete set of cattle records, which shall be placed into a permanent file and properly indexed. It shall contain applications for registration, certificates of registration, application for transfer of ownership, plus such other information records or documents relevant to the registration of Chianina cattle, Chianina based composite breeds, and Chianina influenced cattle (hereafter “ACA cattle” or “ACA animal”). ACA Registry The Chief Executive Officer of the ACA shall cause to be kept and preserved in the office of the ACA a full and complete record known as the ACA registry, containing a record of: 1.
The *tattoo (including herd prefix, year letter, and unique individual number within gender), name, color, whether the animal is horned, polled, or scurred, date of birth, sex, breeder, owner, sire and/or dam registration number (or genetic makeup of commercial cows) or every ACA animal accepted for entry in the ACA Registry in accordance with the rules and regulations governing entries herein; and 2.
• The 6.25% rule is in effect for all Chianina Assoc. Breeders should contact the ACA office for blood or DNA kits. Breeders will be allowed to use multi-sire groups, however to qualify for registration, resulting offspring must be DNA tested to determine their actual sire.