The combined lineups of Select Sires, Accelerated Genetics and GenerVations graduates fourteen sires to proven lineups in Holstein, Jersey and Ayrshire breeds. Once again, industry rankings of new sire data show that Select Sires Inc. remains an industry leader—no matter the breed, index or selection criteria.

“This success continues the tradition of using science, great cow families, strategic sire development and the best people in the business to assemble the world’s most impressive genetic lineup. Beyond sire selection, these genetics are packaged by Select Sires’ industry-leading production team and customer-owners can be confident that our products turn into successful pregnancies and profitable futures,” says Jeff Ziegler, vice president of dairy cattle breeding.

Proven Line Up Highlights….

HELIX #1 TPI bull in the breed!

ROCKETFIRE #4 TPI bull in the breed!

MYLES #7 TPI bull in the breed!

GRIFF #9 TPI bull in the breed!

DUKE #10 TPI bull in the breed!

Others just outside the Top 10…

FRAZZLED #11 TPI bull,

PASSAT #16 TPI bull,




Select Sires Highlights

• Six new Holstein graduates averaging +2638 GTPI®

• Every graduate is above +700 Net Merit with 7HO13454 ROCKETFIRE (+937NM$) and 7HO12821 EVEREST (+963NM$) leading the class

• ROCKETFIRE makes his debut on the proven GTPI listing as the breed’s No. 4 ranked sire at +2762 GTPI

• Another outstanding class of wellness leaders with EVEREST and ROCKETFIRE each offering more than +$1,000 on the Dairy Wellness Profitability Index® (DWP$®)

• Previously popular Super SamplerTM 7HO12897 SAMURI proves himself as a fitness and fertility specialist with positive values across the board

7JE5052 CLOSER ranks as a top-25 sire for Jersey Performance IndexTM (+162GJPITM) and offers high Cheese Merit values (+510CM$)

7JE1526 SLUGGER-P is a high-ranking Polled sire with balanced production, huge CM$ (+600) and super Jersey Udder IndexTM value (+19.9JUITM)

7AY104 BUCKY is 95.97% Ayrshire and offers breeders a profitable combination of Milk and components

Accelerated Genetics Highlights

• Two Holsteins graduate into the Accelerated Genetics lineup—both making their debut in the industry’s proven ranks as top-10 sires

14HO7804 MYLES boasts +2730GTPI, +844NM$ and tremendous DWP$ value of +$1,019

14HO7796 GRIFF comes in at +2725GTPI, +925NM$ and +2.2 Sire Conception Rate (SCR)

• Breeders looking for a combination of high production (+1,165M) and high Type (+2.1PTAT) will be excited to see 14JE1502 VAPOR’s updated sire data

• Improve fitness, overall type and mammary systems (+29.6JUI) with 14JE725 CASINO

GenerVations Highlights

• Extremely popular Showcase SelectionsTM sire, 250HO12879 LIGHT MY FIRE graduates with +2.80PTAT and +3.10UDC

Holstein New Graduates

7HO12821 Sandy-Valley EVEREST-ET (VG-85)
7HO12266 YODER x (GP-83-GMD-DOM)) 7HO11383 MORGAN x (VG-88-VG-MS-GMD) 7HO10524 ROBUST x (VG-87-VG-MS-GMD) 7HO8081 PLANET

– Top-25 GTPI daughter-proven sire (+2695 GTPI), No. 4 NM$ and No. 3 CM$

– Chart-topping component improver with high Combined Fat and Protein value (+182 CFP)

– Sires long-lasting, profitable cows with high Productive Life (+6.1PL, +963NM$) and exceptional rank on the Dairy Wellness Profitability Index® (+1,071DWP$®)

7HO12864 Plain-Knoll Yodr INFERNO-ET
YODER x (VG-87-VG-MS-DOM) Snowman x (VG-87-VG-MS-DOM) Shottle x (VG-86-VG-MS-DOM) 7HO6417 O MAN

– Complete, well-balanced sire making efficient daughters of moderate stature

– Favorable Udder Composite makes him a mammary system improver (+2.44UDC)

– High components (+.17%F, +121CFP)

7HO12897 Ocd Spring SAMURI-ET
Altaspring x (VG-86-VG-MS-DOM) 7HO11351 SUPERSIRE x (EX-90-2E-VG-MS-DOM) ROBUST x (VG-86-VG-MS-DOM) PLANET

– A2A2 and BB with elite fat and protein percent values

– Customer satisfaction sire that carries multiple designations

– Fitness and fertility specialist

7HO13454 S-S-I Josuper ROCKETFIRE-ET
Josuper x 7HO11585 STERLING x (GP-84-DOM) ROBUST x (VG-86-VG-MS-DOM) PLANET

– Select Sires’ highest new graduate for GTPI, ranking No. 4 in the industry (+2762 GTPI)

– Production powerhouse (+2,999M) with a balanced Type profile (+1.69PTAT)

– Expect his daughters to be commercial cows that last (+8.1PL, +4.6LIV)

7HO13473 S-S-I Aicon ASHTON-ET (VG-87)
Aicon x (EX-90-EX-MS-GMD-DOM) SUPERSIRE x (VG-87-VG-MS-DOM) 7HO10721 BOOKEM x (VG-86-VG-MS-DOM) Shottle

– Sires high milk production (+1,859M) and improves components (+141 CFP)

– With tremendous wellness attributes, he sires commercial cows that stay healthy

– Expect daughters to have ideal teat size and placement

7HO13504 Plain-Knoll S-S-I JAGUAR-ET
Josuper x (VG-88-VG-MS-GMD-DOM) 7HO11314 MOGUL x (EX-91-2E-EX-MS-DOM) 7HO7712 SOCRATES x (VG-86-VG-MS-DOM) O MAN

– Great balance of milk and extreme components (+163CFP)

– Low Sire Calving Ease (6.6%SCE) with 6,339 observations

– Wellness leader that improves strength, width and livability (+1.5LIV)

14HO7796 Welcome Silver GRIFF-ET (VG-88)
Silver x (VG-86-VG-MS-DOM) Supersire x (VG-87-VG-MS-DOM) 14HO4929 MAN-O-MAN x (VG-87-VG-MS) Mac

– Elite NM$ with top-10 GTPI rank (+925NM$, +2725GTPI)

– Total package production sire (+1,385M, +.23%F, +117F)

– Elite Sire Conception Rate (+2.2SCR), favorable Sire Calving Ease (+6.9%SCE) and ideal for feet and leg improvement (+1.23 FLC)

14HO7804 Wet Rodgers MYLES
7HO12023 Rodgers x (VG-89-EX-MS-GMD-DOM) Mogul x (VG-87-VG-MS-GMD-DOM) Robust x (EX-93-EX-MS-GMD-DOM) Planet

–  Top-10 GTPI sire (+2730GTPI) and valuable NM$ (+844)

– Ultra low SCE (4.6%) for use in heifer pens

– Sires the ideal, modern free-stall cow with moderate stature without sacrificing strength

250HO12879 Mapel Wood LIGHT MY FIRE
Alta1stclass x (VG-87-VG-MS) 7HO11477 MCCUTCHEN x (VG-86-VG-MS) Snowman x (VG-89-VG-MS) Shottle

– Exciting type sire that excels with balanced values (+2.80PTAT, +3.10UDC)

– Double-digits for Conformation (+14), Mammary (+14) and Feet and Legs (+10)

– Excellent components (+.04%P, +.06%F) while improving mastitis resistance (+2.74SCS)

Jersey New Graduates

7JE1526 Kash-In SLUGGER-P-ET
Nikon-P x (E-90%) 7JE1149 DIMENSION x (E-90%) Venerable x (E-91%) Mercedes

– High-ranking polled sire with balanced production and a component improver (+.13%P, +.36%F)

– Shallow udders with strong clefts and clean, dairy frames

– Huge Cheese Merit (+600CM$) with super Jersey Udder IndexTM value (+19.9GJUITM)

7JE5052 River Valley Circus CLOSER-ET
7JE1421 IRON MAN x (E-90%) 7JE1221 PHAROAH x (VG-84%) 7JE1038 VALENTINO x (E-90%) 7JE590 ACTION

– Balanced producer (+726M) with high value for CM$ (+510), A2A2 and BB Kappa-Casein

– Top-25 sire in the breed for Jersey Performance IndexTM (+162GJPITM)

– Extreme Somatic Cell Score (+2.63SCS) and Daughter Pregnancy Rate (+2.4DPR)

14JE725 Elliotts Regency CASINO-ET
14JE662 REGENCY x (E-93%) Premier x (E-91%) Connection x (E-97%) First Prize

– Improves fitness traits (+0.1 DPR, +4.1 PL) and overall Type (+2.3PTAT)

– Settles cows with high SCR (+1.2)

– Udder improver (+29.6GJUI) and offers A2A2 and BB Kapa-Casein

14JE1502 Rials Ballistic VAPOR
Ballistic x (VG-80%) Visionary x (VG-82%) Headline x Mecca

– Combines high production (+1,165M) with high Type (+2.1PTAT)

–  A2A2 and BB Kappa-Casein

– Zoetis Wellness leader (+106 Mastitis, +108 Metritis, +107 Displaced Abomasum)

Ayrshire New Graduates

7AY104 Bar-Vue BUCKY-ET
Oblique x (EX-90-3E-ELITE) 7AY84 BURDETTE x (VG-87) Palm

– Profitable combination of Milk and components +718M, +34F and +19P

– 95.97% Ayrshire

Source: 12/19 CDCB Genomic Evaluation, ABA/AJCA/HA Type Evaluation %Rel: EVEREST Yield 97, PL 86, NM$ 92; INFERNO PTAT 92, Yield 94; ROCKETFIRE Yield 96, PTAT 90, PL 85, LIV 71; ASHTON Yield 97; JAGUAR Yield 93, SCE 99, LIV 72; GRIFF NM$ 91, Yield 96, PTAT 89, SCR 97, SCE 98; MYLES NM$ 91, SCE 99; LUCKY-PP SCR 98, SCE 99, SCS 88, CDCB Mast. 69, Zoetis Mast. 51; LIGHT MY FIRE PTAT 92, Yield 94, SCS 93; SLUGGER-P Yield 93, PTAT 91; CLOSER Yield 84, PTAT 80, SCS 79, DPR 65; CASINO DPR 70, PL 75, PTAT 85, SCR 96; VAPOR Yield 88, PTAT 82; BUCKY Yield 79. All Jersey sires are BBR 100 and JH1F. ™Showcase Selections, gender SELECTed, and Elite Sexed Fertility are trademarks of Select Sires Inc. Jersey Performance Index (JPI) and Jersey Udder Index (JUI) are trademarks of the American Jersey Cattle Association. ®FeedPRO, WellnessPRO, CalvingPRO and RobotPRO are registered trademarks of Select Sires Inc. TPI is a registered trademark of Holstein Association USA. Dairy Wellness Index, DWP, Wellness Trait Index and WT$ are registered trademarks of Zoetis Inc., its affiliates and/or its licensors. Limitations and Conditions of Sale: gender SELECTed semen and ACCESS sexed semen shall be used only for the single insemination of one female bovine during natural ovulation with the intent to produce a single offspring unless specifically approved on an individual customer basis by Sexing Technologies in writing. As a condition of purchasing gender SELECTed semen or ACCESS sexed semen, the purchaser agrees that gender SELECTed or ACCESS sexed semen will not be reverse sorted or re-sorted unless specifically permitted, in advance, on a case-by-case basis by Select Sires in writing. Select Sires intends to monitor the use of the gender SELECTed semen and ACCESS sexed semen and vigorously enforce these restrictions on use. Please see or
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™Showcase Selections and Super Sampler are trademarks of Select Sires Inc. ®Dairy Wellness Profit Index and DWP$ are registered trademarks of Zoetis Inc., its affiliates and/or its licensors. TPI is a registered trademark of Holstein Association USA. Jersey Performance Index (JPI) and Jersey Udder Index (JUI) are registered trademarks of The American Jersey Cattle Association.

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