Looking to Register a Lineback?

The rule to registering in the ALCR

The animal must be a Lineback

(effective January 1, 2019 one of the parents of the offspring MUST be a registered Lineback.)

If you have Lineback's with unregistered dams but the sire is registered or vice versa, then yes you can register them.

Effective February 10, 2020 new fees for registration of Bulls

see the updated fees below or select the Order Form at the right

Click Here for the ALCR Board Letter regarding bull registrations

BLAD test results results will be noted on registration papers.

Please contact us at 816-738-4179 for testing options.  We will supply blood cards and the forms for testing.

Bulls born after March 1, 2019 that test positive for BLAD are ineligible for registration.

Click Here for the current list of bulls that have been tested!


Females sired by a BLAD positive bull do not need to be tested for registration.

Lineback Pattern

There are 4 distinctive patterns to the Lineback Breed: Classic White Witrick, Dark Sided Witrick, Dark Speckled Witrick, Gloucester.  Each displaying a unique color pattern.  All marked Linebacks will have speckled or dark sides, a dark nose, dark lined eyes and dark ears, with a white line down the back of the animal. The colors may range from Black, Red, Brown, Blue or White.

Click Here to see pictures of typical Lineback patterns

Registration Information

Please fill out registration form completely.

It is very important to provide accurate parentage information.  We DO NOT accept entries with animals just identified as "Grade".  Every animals MUST HAVE a date of birth and if you are on DHI Test, then we need the ID number that the animal is Identified by.   This is for animals regardless of their breed.  Your registration papers will list the breed composition and percentage of your animal.

Effective January 1, 2022 new fees for registration

Starting January 1, 2022, a change on registrations for 2022 is if the dam is not a registered Lineback and is not already in our database, we are charging a one time fee of $10 to enter the ancestry information on the non-Lineback dams. Even to enter 5 generations of information into the registry database can take up to an hour or longer. We are charging this $10 fee to cover our time.

Registration Prices

Member FeesCost
Bulls - Birth to 12 months (includes BLAD test)$40.00
Bulls - Over 12 months (includes BLAD test)$50.00
0-6 mon$8.00
6 mon - 1yr$10.00
13-24 mon$14.00
2 yrs & up$20.00
Fee for dams that are not registered Lineback’s and not already in the registry database. (one time charge)$10.00

Non-Member feesCost
Bulls - Birth to 12 months (includes BLAD test)$60.00
Bulls - Over 12 months (includes BLAD test)$70.00
0-6 mon$16.00
6 mon - 1yr$20.00
13-24 mon$28.00
2 yrs & up$40.00
Fee for dams that are not registered Lineback’s and not already in the registry database. (one time charge)$10.00

Miscellaneous FeesCost
Transfer (member)$5.00
Transfer (non-member)$7.00
Duplicate or Reprints$5.00
RUSH (anything less than 30 days) per animal$10.00
Performance Pedigree (member)$10.00
Performance Pedigree (non-member)$15.00


NOTE: Membership MUST be current to register your animal at member rates


Please make check(s) payable to ALCR.

Mail to:
ALCR / Dairy Cattle Registry
P.O. Box 118
Butler, MO 64730

Email: alcr@americanlinebacks.net
Phone number: 816-738-4179



Printable Forms:

Please be sure to include an order form when sending in your registrations.



The ALCR Dairy Registration form is a downloadable form to fill out by hand.  Please make sure that information is complete.  If you are submitting an application that has an animal that is not registered with the American Lineback Cattle Registry, please use the ALCR Pedigree Info sheet for submitting the ancestry of the animal.





PDF Fillable Form:

ALCR Registration Form Fillable

In order to use this form, you will need to download Adobe PDF Reader.  If you need to download it, click the link below.

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