The present system of putting a number after P to denote the generation is not to be extended past P3. Thereafter, based on our purity table, any % of 99% or more is deemed to be a Fullblood, and subsequently the grade will be known as Fullblood.

IMG 3499 Culfoich fold at Grantown on Spey a

The progeny of the dam and sire will be one grade 'higher' than the lowest grade of either the dam or sire, unless both the dam and sire are the same grade.

Please refer to the grading table as shown below.  

As of 1 January 2012, the Society no longer accepts registrations for bulls graded A or below.

The Society grades matings as follows: C / B / A / P1 / P2 / P3 / Fullblood

    P1 P2 P3 FB


? C* C* C* C*
C B* B* B* B*
B A* A* A* A*
A P1 P1 P1 P1
P1 P1 P2 P2 P2
P2 P2 P2 P3 P3
P3 P2 P3 P3 FB

*Only registrations for heifers from these crosses are accepted.