Cow herd and bulls must meet Integrity Beef Alliance standards. A protocol will be supplied to you by a Noble Research Institute consultant or Integrity Beef Alliance board member. All requirements must be maintained for continued participation in the Alliance.
All cows and bulls must have a negative PI-BVDV status. Producer must provide documentation to Integrity Beef Alliance staff. New purchases must test negative prior to commingling with established herd. The first calf from a purchased cow must also be tested. The breeding season for qualified calves from the mature cow herd must be 90 days or less; 75 is preferred.
The breeding season for qualified calves from the mature cow herd must be 90 days or less.
Producer must have a defined herd health program that is compliant with the Integrity Beef Alliance health program. A herd health protocol will be supplied.
Producer must record at least first and last calf birth dates in each calving season.
All calves must be preconditioned according to protocol.