North American Bison Registry
Are you monitoring your herd’s genetics? More and more producers are tracking and recording genetic information, a crucial management practice for a healthy heard, and the NBA has the tools to help you do it. Through the NBA’s North American Bison Registry, we offer DNA testing for $35/head through our partnership with the University of California – Davis. The DNA test, which includes both mitochondrial and nuclear tests, is competitively priced and helps maintain the full story of your breeding stock. The DNA test price was recently lowered for NBA members, as demand grows for such testing. The NBA has also waived it’s Herd Prefix Fee, for Active level NBA members who have not registered any animals in NABR yet. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request your Herd Prefix today, and get started in the North American Bison Registry!
To participate, simply download and complete this NABR Order Form. While you’re at it, please consider registering your animals in the registry. The NBA also reduced is Registry pricing to promote participation. The registration fee has been lowered to $25/head for all animals. The NABR is a proven useful tool that will help you manage a healthy herd and serve as a great marketing tool when you are selling off your stock.
The North American Bison Registry (NABR) was founded in 1980. A reorganization of the NABR was completed August 1, 2006 and is chaired by Gerald Parsons, DVM – Canadian River Bison, Stratford, OK. The purpose of the registry is for maintaining bison genetics and lending credibility to breeding programs through an accurate and scientific based record keeping system.