Registration & AKKPS Member Information

THE AKKPS REGISTRAR WILL BE ON VACATION FROM 4/13/24 THROUGH 4/21/24.

All registration processing and return emails will resume on 4/22/24.  Should you have an emergency please note this in an email to akkpsbod@akkps.org and a board member will reach out to you as soon as possible.

AKKPS MEMBER PORTAL

EXISTING AKKPS MEMBERS & NEW AKKPS MEMBERS

IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME USING THE NEW AKKPS MEMBER PORATAL, PLEASE USE THE CREATE A NEW MEMBER ACCOUNT IN THE MEMBER PORTAL LINK BELOW

JOIN AKKPS

New Membership Paid Applications Processed Through FRIDAY 4/12/24 10:20 pm EST

The AKKPS Membership is composed of KuneKune Owners, Breeders and Enthusiasts.

The yearly AKKPS dues of $65 include all registration related items as well as Member Services Benefits.  AKKPS yearly Dues does NOT include the cost of DNA or ID Method.

Dues may be paid via PayPal, Zelle or Check by US Mail

The AKKPS requires a current AKKPS Membership to complete all types of registration related items as well as access Members Only Information through the AKKPS Member Portal.

Non AKKPS Member Emailed & Printed Duplicate Pedigree Certificate Request

Non AKKPS Members -  Please use the following link to request a duplicate emailed pedigree certificate ($0) or a mailed certificate ($5).  An invoice will be sent via PayPal or mailing instructions will be sent for payment by check for Mailed Pedigree Certificates.  Please allow up to 2 weeks to process.

AKKPS Members - Please do NOT use this form - Duplicate Pedigree Certificates can be printed when logged into the AKKPS Member Portal Under My Animals on the animals information page.  Mailed Certificated can be requested through the AKKPS Member Portal.

AKKPS MEMBER REMINDERS

  • The MARCH SOCIETY EBLAST was emailed on 3/15/24 to all members.  Please email akkpsbod@akkps.org if you did not receive an email.  Please check your spam and junk folders.
  • FARM ADVERTISEMENTS FOR AKKPS MEMBERS are offered as an included membership benefit on the AKKPS Website.  The ads will run randomly on the Breeders & Members page of the AKKPS website. The form can be found on the AKKPS Member Login Portal Members Only Section.
  • AKKPS EXCLUSIVE BREEDERS APPLICATIONS are accepted year round.  The request form can be found under the Members Only section of the AKKPS Member Portal when logged into the system.

CURRENT AKKPS REGISTRATION PROCESSING TIMING

In an effort to keep members updated on the current processing time for AKKPS Registration items, the AKKPS will post the processed through date for all registration items.

THE AKKPS REGISTRAR WILL BE ON VACATION FROM 4/13/24 THROUGH 4/21/24.

All registration processing and return emails will resume on 4/22/24.  Should you have an emergency please note this in an email to akkpsbod@akkps.org and a board member will reach out to you as soon as possible.

FRIDAY 4/12/24 10:20 pm EST

AKKPS Registrar Processing Turn Around Time

The AKKPS Registrar has a 4 week processing time allowance from the time the members submits a registration related to the AKKPS Registrar.

AKKPS Member Time Frame for Submitting Registrations to the AKKPS Registrar & AKKPS Buyer's Registration Help / Step Plan Program

Full Registration - Seller has 10 weeks from new owners possession of the pig to submit registration to the AKKPS Registrar

Transfers (Full/Companion Animals/Animals for Harvest)- Seller has 4 weeks from new owner possession of the pig to submit transfer to the AKKPS Registrar

AKKPS REGISTRATION STATS

Monthly Stats: March 2024
  • Full Registrations 214
  • Litter Notifications 166
  • Dual Registrations 49
  • Transfers / Companion Animals Registrations / Animal for Harvest Registrations 179
  • Active Members 1440
Stats For Calendar Year 2024
  • Full Registrations  616
  • Litter Notifications 353
  • Dual Registrations 117
  • Transfers / Companion Animals Registrations / Animal for Harvest Registrations 488
Stats For Calendar Year 2023
  • Full Registrations  3523
  • Litter Notifications 1873
  • Dual Registrations 689
  • Transfers / Companion Animals Registrations / Animal for Harvest Registrations 1870

AKKPS PUBLIC HERD BOOK & COI CALCULATOR

AKKPS REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

FULL REGISTRATION STEPS

  1. Litter Notification Application (AKKPS Member Portal and emailed back to you immediately)
  2. Apply ID Method to pig - Member chooses method and purchase
    1. Microchip
    2. Ear Tag
    3. Tattoo
  3. DNA - Parentage Verification Submission using information from the Litter Notification (applied for using UC Davis and takes 15 days from receipt at lab)
  4. Apply for Full Registration once the DNA report is returned via email from UC Davis to the member (AKKPS Member Portal)
  5. AKKPS Registrar Processes the Full Registration Application (can take up to 4 weeks) and an emailed pedigree is sent to the owner of the pig designated in the Full Registration Application

Registration Guidelines & Steps

Full Registration - Companion Animal Registration - Animal for Harvest Registration - Change of Animal Status

Dual Registration Guidelines

Registering an animal with AKKPS using another approved registries full registration certificate

Buyers Registration Help Plan / Step Plan

This plan is used when an animal is sold AKKPS registered and the seller does not follow through on the registration of the animal.

Transfer Registration Guidelines

Buyer Transfer - Seller Transfer - within AKKPS

Registration Terminology

Learn all the registration terms

How to Read an AKKPS Pedigree

Learn what each part of the AKKPS Pedigree means.

"Locking" a Pigs Call Name

A Locked Pigs Call Name can never be changed.

Permanent Identification

Ear Tag - Microchip - Tattoo

SAMPLE CONTRACT & KUNEKUNE BUYERS GUIDE

AKKPS Sample Contract

The AKKPS encourages all buyers and sellers to use a contract when acquiring a new KuneKune.

A Buyers Guide to Purchasing an AKKPS Registered KuneKune

A guide to help buyers have a successful AKKPS registered KuneKune purchasing experience.

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