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Format 940 - PUBLIC

Category

Genetic evaluations

Meaning

Format 940's are used to release buck type genetic evaluations.

Exchange protocol

CDCB releases this format once a year at the December release of the official release calendar

Old (outdated) format

Old format

Current format

Byte
Position(s)
Num
Bytes
Field
Format
(1)
Data
Type
(86)
Ref
Note(s)
Field Description
Buck Identification Information
1-2 2 AA CH 4 Breed code of animal (alpha code only, no zeros)
3-5 3 AAA CH 119 Country code of ID origin
6-17 12 AA...AA CH Identification number of animal (registration or eartag)
Buck Genetic Evaluation
18-21 3 XXX CH Average number of type daughters per herd
22-23 2 XX CH Number of states with type daughters
24-28 4 XXXX CH Number of herds
29-33 4 XXXX CH Number of daughters
34-38 4 XXXX CH Number of appraisals
39-41 3 XXX CH Average daughter Final Score
42-44 3 +/- X.X CH PTA for Final Score
45-46 2 XX CH Reliability of Final Score
47-54 8 CH Stature (data content as in bytes 39-46)
55-62 8 CH Strength (data content as in bytes 39-46)
63-70 8 CH Dairyness (data content as in bytes 39-46)
71-78 8 CH Teat diameter (data content as in bytes 39-46)
79-86 8 CH Rear legs (data content as in bytes 39-46)
87-94 8 CH Rump angle (data content as in bytes 39-46)
95-102 8 CH Rump width (data content as in bytes 39-46)
103-110 8 CH Fore udder attachment (data content as in bytes 39-46)
111-118 8 CH Rear udder height (data content as in bytes 39-46)
119-126 8 CH Rear udder arch (data content as in bytes 39-46)
127-134 8 CH Udder depth (data content as in bytes 39-46)
135-142 8 CH Suspensory ligament (data content as in bytes 39-46)
143-150 8 CH Teat placement (data content as in bytes 39-46)