Code of practice

A printable version of the whole Interbull CoP is available HERE

Table of contents

1)  Introduction

2)  Services rendered by the Interbull Centre

3)  Prerequisites for participation

4)  Responsibilities

5)  Method of international evaluation

6)  Traits and breeds

7)  Data exchange and time of evaluation

8)  Use of data for research

9)  Promotion of services by the Interbull Centre

10)  Service fees

Appendix I -  Service contracts and letters of agreement
I-a: Service Contract - MACE evaluations (Production traits)   
I-b: Letter of understanding - Conformation traits
I-c: Letter of understanding - Udder Health traits
I-d: Letter of understanding - Longevity traits
I-e: Letter of understanding - Calving traits
I-f: Letter of understanding - Female Fertility traits
I-g: Letter of understanding - Workability traits
I-h: Letter of understanding - SNP Training cma
I-i: Letter of understanding AnimInfo - AnimInfo
I-j: Service Contract IG BSW - Genomic evaluations IG BSW
I-k: Service contract IG HOL - Genomic evaluations IG HOL
I-l: Letter of Agreement IG HOL - Letter of Agreement IG HOL
I-m: Letter of AGreement IG HOL contributing countries - Letter of Agreement IG HOL contributing countries
I-n : Letter of understanding - Genetic Traits Exchange
I-o: Letter or understanding - Sharing imputed female genotypes

Appendix II -  Forms

Appendix III -  Trend validation procedures

Appendix IV - Description of weighting factors and examples

Appendix V -  Publication guidelines

Appendix VI -  Interbull evaluation pre release agreement

Appendix VII - Annual service fees

Appendix VIII - GEBV test

Appendix IX - GMACE Publication Rules

Appendix X - AnimInfo

Appendix XI - Genetic Traits Exchange

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