Genetics

$2,000 Maximum Reimbursement

•   Approved applications will be allocated program maximum of $2,000.
•   Reimbursements will be based on maximum allowed per eligible item.
•   Bred Beef Heifer purchases required for maximum reimbursement of $2,000.

Item Maximum/Item
Bucks, Rams $350
Bulls, AI, Testing $1,200
Bulls and Semen with eligible Genomic Enhanced EPDs $1,600*
Bred Beef Heifers (max. $400 per heifer) $2,000*
* Items purchased must meet specified conditions to be eligible for the increased maximum.

 

Genetics – Bred Beef Heifers

Genetics – Cattle

FY 2016-17 TAEP Cattle Genetics Program - Beef EPD Requirements by Breed

Genetics – Goats/Sheep

 

Purchase Examples

Master or Standard Producer Purchases:

         
5 Bred Beef Heifers         $2,500    /ea
Total Spent         $12,500
  Reimbursement        
  5 x $400 = $2,000
  Total Reimbursement       $2,000

 

Master Producer Purchases:

         
1 Bull       $2,700  
1 Buck/Ram       $850  
1 Bred Beef Heifer       $2,200  
Total Spent       $5,750  
  Reimbursement        
  2,700 x 50% = $1,350 $1,200     (Max)
  850 x 50% = $425

$350     (Max)

  1 x $400   $400
  Total Reimbursement       $1,950

 

Standard Producer Purchases:

         
1 Genomic Enhanced EPD Bull       $4,000  
1 Bred Beef Heifer       $2,900  
Total Spent       $6,900  
  Reimbursement        
  4,000 x 35% =   $1,400
  1 x $400   $400
  Total Reimbursement       $1,800

 

Master Producer Purchases:

         
1 Genomic Enhanced EPD Bull       $4,000  
1 Bred Beef Heifer       $2,900  
Total Spent       $6,900  
  Reimbursement        
  4,000 x 50% = $2,000 $1,600     (Max)
  1 x $400   $400
  Total Reimbursement       $2,000