Males and females may be admitted to the grading-up section and may be subject to inspection and/or parentage verification for conformation to breed standards.
Animals registered in this section shall be given a grade code.
Applications for registration made after 180 days from the date of birth are subject to approval by the Society and require DNA parentage verification for both parents.
Animals shall be entered in the Grading-up section according to the following grades with Grade P animals entered in the Purebred section.
0 = Base animal (any breed or cross of any breeds)
1 = Half-bred (approximately 50 per cent Simmental)
2 = Three-quarterbred (approximately 75 per cent Simemntal)
3 = Seven-eighthsbred (approximately 87.5 per cent Simmental)
P = Fifteen-sixteenths bred (approximately 93.75 per cent or more Simmental being regarded as Purebred in the Simmental register)