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Pathway

Your pathway to breeding a purebred herd

The Appendix Register enables the breeder to advance the offspring of quality grade Holstein cows to pedigree status over five generations of controlled breeding to registered Holstein sires.

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Appendix 5

  • Any correctly marked black and white female of unknown parentage but of true Holstein type
  • Any ‘off colour’ female otherwise eligible for Level 4

Appendix 4

  • A correctly marked black and white OR red and white female by a registered Holstein sire, including the progeny of an Appendix 5 cow
  • An ‘off colour’ female by a registered Holstein sire from an Appendix 4 dam

Appendix 3

  • A black and white OR red and white female by a registered Holstein sire from an Appendix 4 dam
  • An ‘off colour’ female by a registered Holstein sire from an Appendix 3 dam

Appendix 2

  • A black and white OR red and white female by a registered Holstein sire from an Appendix 3 dam
  • An ‘off colour’ female by a registered Holstein sire from an Appendix 2 dam

Appendix 1

  • A black and white OR red and white female by a registered Holstein sire from an Appendix 2 dam

Purebred

  • A black and white or red and white female by a registered Holstein sire from an Appendix 1 dam