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CT - PUBLIC

Category

Genetic evaluations

Meaning

CT files are used to release calving traits genetic evaluations.

Exchange protocol

CDCB releases this format 3 times a year, following the official release calendar .

Old (outdated) format

Old format

Location and details

This file can be found in our public ftp at ftp://ftp.uscdcb.com/pub/bulls/
Please note all files distributed by CDCB, have an LF (LINUX) End of Line (EOL) starting from September 2019. Prior to this date, zipped files had a DOS EOL.
This file is distributed zipped.

Publication policy

Bulls with domestic traditional or international evaluations are reported.
Bulls with domestic traditional AND genomic evaluations are reported too (with the evaluation being more reliable reported).
Bulls with genomic evaluations only are not reported.
Bulls with international evaluations are not updated with genomics.

Current format

Byte
Position(s)
Num
Bytes
Field
Format
(1)
Data
Type
(86)
Ref
Note(s)
Field Description
Bull's Identification Information
1-2 2 XX CH 4 Breed of evaluation
3-4 2 AA CH 4 Breed code of animal (alpha code only, no zeros)
5-7 3 AAA CH 119 Country code of ID origin
8-19 12 AA...AA CH Identification number of animal (registration or eartag)
21 1 X CH 160 Genomics indicator
23-32 10 XXXAAXXXXX CH 95 145 NAAB code
34-53 20 AA...AA CH 95 145 Short name of the bull
55-58 4 XXXX CH 95 145 Controller number
Calving Ease Information
60-64 5 XXXX CH Number of calvings for service sire calving ease (SCE)
66-70 5 XXXX CH Number of herds for SCE
72-73 2 XX CH Reliability for SCE
75-81 7 XX...XX CH Underlying solution for SCE
83-86 4 XX.X CH Percentage of difficult births for SCE
88-90 3 XXX CH Percentage of domestic calvings for SCE
92-94 3 AAA CH Country with most calvings for SCE
96-97 2 XX CH Number of countries with calvings included for SCE
99 1 X CH 143 SCE evaluation source code
101 1 X CH 153 SCE evaluation officiality code
103-107 5 XXXX CH Number of calvings for Daughter Calving Ease (DCE)
109-113 5 XXXX CH Number of daughters for DCE
115-119 5 XXXX CH Number of herds for DCE
121-122 2 XX CH Reliability for DCE
124-130 7 XX...XX CH Underlying solution for DCE
132-135 4 XX.X CH Percentage of difficult births for DCE
137-139 3 XXX CH Percentage of domestic daughters for DCE
141-143 3 AAA CH Country with most daughters for DCE
145-146 2 XX CH Number of countries with daughters included for DCE
148 1 X CH 143 DCE evaluation source code
150 1 X CH 153 DCE evaluation officiality code
Stillbirth Information
152-156 5 XXXX CH Number of calvings for service sire stillbirth (SSB)
158-162 5 XXXX CH Number of herds for SSB
164-165 2 XX CH Reliability of SSB
167-173 7 XX...XX CH Underlying solution for SSB
175-178 4 XX.X CH Percentage of stillbirths for SSB
180-182 3 XXX CH Percentage of domestic calvings for SSB
184-186 3 AAA CH Country with most calvings for SSB
188-189 2 XX CH Number of countries with calvings included for SSB
191 1 X CH 143 SSB evaluation source code
193 1 X CH 153 SSB evaluation officiality code
195-199 5 XXXX CH Number of calvings for Daughter Stillbirth DSB)
201-205 5 XXXX CH Number of daughters for DSB
207-211 5 XXXX CH Number of herds for DSB
213-214 2 XX CH Reliability of DSB
216-222 7 XX...XX CH Underlying solution for DSB
224-227 4 XX.X CH Percentage of stillbirths for DSB
229-231 3 XXX CH Percentage of domestic daughters for DSB
233-235 3 AAA CH Country with most daughters for DSB
237-239 2 XX CH Number of countries with daughters included for DSB
240 1 X CH 143 DSB evaluation source code
242 1 X CH 153 DSB evaluation officiality code