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Breeding requirements

Breeding requirements and regulations of BI starting 01-01-2017

ALL previous rules and guidelines are hereby superseded!

1.1. In case of breeding both breeding dogs (male and female) have to meet the following requirements:
1.1.1. All breeding dogs should meet the BI breeding standard.
1.1.2. Must have a microchip.
1.1.3. Should be medically examined and completely healthy and meet the minimum health requirements set by BI: HD C - C. (Minimum score.) Lower than this score is not allowed. Advice of BI: Only use dogs with C - C hips for dogs with A - A hips! ED 1 - 1. . (Minimum score.) Lower than this score is not allowed. See also Hyperplasia (Bitches) free. Testicles (males) must both be present and descended. Eyes, Ec - Entropion and distichiasis free All (old) scores of ED already known in the database are maintained and accepted for mating. Point applies to dogs that are medically examined after 01-01-2017. ED health results of a veterinarian, dated until 31-12-2016, are accepted with a max score of ED 2 - 2.
1.1.4. Must have a DNA profile according to ISAG protocol. 18 and/or 21 markers.
1.1.5. Breeding dogs in possession of a BI breeder have to be approved by BI and in possession of a TPI. (Exterior, Character and health = TPI) Minimum inspection score exterior 75%. Less than 75% is disqualification. Minimum character test score 75%. Less than 75% disqualification.
1.1.6. If a combination is made with e.g. a male who is not registered with BI but is registered with another organisation then the male shall meet the following requirements: Must have a DNA profile according to ISAG protocol. 18 and/or 21 markers. Must have a pedigree. Must be approved by the other organisation and suitable for breeding. Must be medically approved and completely healthy and meet at least and points and If frozen semen from a deceased dog is used then, in certain cases, dispensation may be granted to one of the points under 1.1.3. If frozen semen is used from a NOT dead dog then the dog shall be medically examined according to points 1.1.3. or 1.1.6. A DNA profile is required in ALL cases when using frozen semen. ( 1 drop is sufficient !!) The parents of the selected male should be known to BI. Point 1.1.6. applies if the pedigree of this organization is accepted by BI. If the pedigree has not been accepted by BI, the DNA profile and pedigrees of the parents of the chosen male should be sent in addition to point 1.1.6. in order to do a thorough parenthood check.
1.1.7. All breeding dogs that meet the foke requirements of BI have the status "Suitable for breeding: Yes" in the database.
1.1.8. In all cases not provided for above, BI will make a decision, not subject to appeal.

1.2. The bitch.
1.2.1. The bitch has to be at least 18 months old on the day of the first mating.
1.2.2. A bitch from which no pups have been born before may not be mated after the day she reaches the age of 72 months (6 years).
1.2.3. A bitch from which pups have not been born before the day she reaches the age of 96 months (8 years) shall not be mated.
1.2.4. A bitch may not be mated after the day on which her fourth litter was born.
1.2.5. A bitch may not be mated after the day on which her third Caesarean section took place
1.2.6. A bitch should not be mated within 35 weeks after the birth of a previous litter.
1.2.7. A bitch may have a maximum of two litters within 24 months, taking into account article 1.2.6.

1.3. The Male
1.3.1. The male must be at least 12 months old on the day of mating.
1.3.2. The male has to be licensed and suitable for breeding. See 1.1.5.

1.4. Restriction of inbreeding.
1.4.1. The following combinations are not allowed: father - daughter, mother - son, brother - sister. Legislation may vary from country to country. Every breeder should in any case follow or respect the legal requirements of his/her country. !!
1.4.2. The fact that puppies are born as a result of a mating which has taken place in contravention of the provisions of article 1.4.1. does not stand in the way of inclusion in the Boerboel International register.
1.4.3. Puppies born in the Netherlands as a result of mating in contravention of the provisions of article 1.4.1 will be refused entry in the Boerboel International register and the following will apply: " He who was the owner of the bitch at the time of mating and had that bitch mated in contravention of the provisions of article 1.4.1. or did not prevent that bitch from being mated in contravention of those provisions is guilty of a criminal offence. ”

1.5. Repeat combinations
1.5.1. The same parent combination is allowed a maximum of three times

1.6. Nest registration
1.6.1. Litter registration must take place within six months after birth.
1.6.2. The breeder is obliged to register each mating within 30 days by means of the appropriate form.
1.6.3. As long as the mating has not been registered, there will be no possibility for places in the section expected litters and in case of imperfections the litter will not be registered.
1.6.4. Dogs can be registered with only 1 / one kennel name.
1.6.5. Kennelname additions will not be accepted anymore.
1.6.6. BI reserves the right to refuse kennel- and pedigree names without reason.
1.6.7. Puppies carry the kennel name of the breeder / owner of the bitch at the moment of birth.
1.6.8. Breeders with database access should make sure that the data of the puppy and the new owner are entered in the database of BI.
1.6.9. In case of puppy registration after six months, the following provisions apply: Entries can only be made by BI. DNA profiles of the pups must be submitted and/or be known to BI. Administration costs will be charged. (See database, website and App for cost indication.)
1.6.10. In case of a litter with possibly different fathers (Dual Sire mating), DNA of each puppy has to be submitted and birth certificates will only be issued when the DNA results are known and parenthood has been verified through the database. BI will register the litter.
1.6.11. Entering on one of the males is explicitly forbidden.
1.6.12. In case of passing on wrong information, not in accordance with the breed standard of BI in terms of colour, no correct parents or otherwise, when registering a dog / puppy, the pedigree / birth certificate will be declared invalid. The dog will then automatically be placed in the 'Pet-register' and the breeder will receive a warning.
1.6.13. BI also reserves the right to share this information (1.6.12) with other organizations.