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The 2022 ZHB Breeder Requirement Courses are designed to inform breeders of their requirements and formats for data submissions to the Herd Book.
ZHB Breeder Requirement Courses

The most recent courses were held on 1st, 2nd and 6th December 2022
at the Zimbabwe Herd Book offices, Exhibition Park Samora Machel Avenue West.

Cost for these courses is $10 per person.

*** BOOKING is Essential. For more information Email trace@lit.co.zw ***

For our Gallery of pictures of the first six courses and stud visits in Gweru, Esigodini, Chinhoyi, Macheke, Beatrice and Lobenvale, click HERE.

Topics covered in these informative and useful ZHB Courses are:
  • ZHB Data Registry function of maintaining relevant Herd Books for Societies
  • System of Animal Identification
  • Birth Notifications
  • Request for Information (RFI)
  • Fates (departures) – transfers, culls, death
  • Performance Records
  • DNA Sample
  • Inspection List
  • Levy List
  • Herd List – on request
  • Breed Runs
  • Calendar Year vs Calving Year
  • Timetable of events
  • Introduction to Genomics

Click below links to download:

The ZHB Breeder's Requirements Course Notes in PowerPoint

The relevant ZHB Templates:

BREEDPLAN BreedCodes ZHB Template

ZHB DNA Sample Card

ZHB Birth Notifications Excel template file

ZHB Mating List and Days to Calving Excel template

ZHB Weights and Cancellations Excel template