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IGSCR Production Titles and Requirements

Note1: All volume of milk awards required for receiving Volume of Milk awards
Note2: All scales must be able to do Tare (re: zero out the container weight), yearly calibrated to ensure accuracy, test to 1/10 of a pound accuracy
Note3: Does who are over height will not be allowed to participate in the Top Ten List of Breed Leader award progams, but can receive Milk and Registry of Merit awards
Note4: Generational numbers added.  example… Dam is a AR in milk production. Her daughter is too.  Her daughter is then and AR 2*M-

Program

Test Type

Length of Time

Animal Type

Award

Meaning

Requirements

Advanced Registry (305 days or longer)  
Advanced Registry (AR) Milk Volume DHI 305 or longer Doe or Ewe AR*M- Dairy Herd Improvement in milk production Final DHI  Report sent to office
Advanced Registry (AR) Milk Volume Barn Records 305 or longer Doe or Ewe ARB*M- Barn records in milk production Daily barn records sent to office
Advanced Registry (AR) Butterfat DHI 305 or longer Doe or Ewe AR*MF- Dairy Herd Improvement in butterfat Final DHI  Report sent to office
Advanced Registry (AR) Butterfat Barn Records 305 or longer Doe or Ewe ARB*MF- Barn records in butterfat. Owner would have to send their milk to a DHI lab for testing DHI butterfat report sent to office.  1 report at beginning of 30-day period and 1 report at least 2 weeks latter and no more than 35 days after the first test
Advanced Registry (AR) Protein DHI 305 or longer Doe or Ewe AR*MPr- DHI records in protein Final DHI  Report sent to office
Advanced Registry (AR) Protein Barn Records 305 or longer Doe or Ewe ARB*MP- Barn records for protein DHI protein report sent to office.  1 report at beginning of 30-day period and 1 report at least 2 weeks latter and no more than 35 days after the first test
Advanced Registry (AR) Somatic Cell DHI 305 or longer Doe or Ewe AR*MS- DHI Final DHI  Report sent to office
Advanced Registry (AR) Somatic Cell Barn Records 305 or longer Doe or Ewe ARB*MC- Barn records in Somatic Cell Count.  Low somatic cell count is very important in telling mastitis etc.  Must send in milk to DHI lab for testing DHI somatic cell report sent to office.  1 report at beginning of 30-day period and 1 report at least 2 weeks latter and no more than 35 days after the first test
Advanced Registry (AR) Milk Volume
  • 3 AR (milk volume) daughters from 3 different dams
  • 2 sons who are AR (milk volume sires
  • 2 AR(milk volume) daughters and 1 AR (milk volume)Son
  • dam and paternal grand dam are AR
  • dam and 2 daughters are AR
Buck or Ram AR*BMF- one of these options must be present to obtain the *B award
Advanced Registry (AR) Butterfat as above Buck or Ram AR*BF Offspring are AR in butterfat
Advanced Registry (AR) Protein as above Buck or Ram AR*BPr Offspring are AR in Protein
Advanced Registry (AR) Somatic Cell as above Buck or Ram AR*BC Offspring are AR in Somatic Cell Count
30-Day testing – Star  
Milk Volume *M-
Butterfat *MF-
Protein *MPr-
Somatic Cell *MC-
Buck and Ram awards *BM-(etc)
Lactation Length (standard breeds at least 3 lb volume, miniature breeds at least 1.5 lb)
365-464 days Doe *ML-Y
465-730 days Doe *ML-R
731-899 days Doe *ML-B
900+ days Doe *ML-P *ML-P
Buck or Ram, daughters receiving Lactation Length Awards Buck *BML- from 3 daughters
Lifetime (miniature breeds in parenthesis)
may only be applied for once; no re-applications at higher levels accepted.
12,000-15,999 (6,400-8,499) lb Doe *MLP-Y
16,000-19,000 (8,500-10,999) lb Doe *MLP-R
20,000+ (11,000+) lb Doe *MLP-B
Buck Lactation, daughter’s awards Buck *BMLP- from 3 daughters
Registry of Merit
Doe or Ewe *R
Buck or Ram *BR His offspring are nice size and conformation for coming easily into the world
Breed Leader (specific to each type of milk test, and also BL title if they are a *R)
must be in Top level milk, butterfat, protein, somatic cell, lactation length or Lifetime
Milk Volume *BLM
Butterfat *BLMF
Protein *BLMPr
Somatic Cell Count *BLMC
Lifetime *BLLP