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Proven Holstein Lineup

HA Top 100 TPI Proven Top 25 TPI Top 50 TPI Top 100 TPI Top 50 TPI (97% Rel.) Top 100 TPI (97% Rel.)
Select Sires 10 17 29 17 49
  • Select Sires dominates the top end of Holstein Association USA’s Top 100 TPI Proven Sire list with three of the top four sires and 10 of the top 25, led by 14HO7770 HELIX (+2997 GTPI). The April sire summary marks HELIX’s third consecutive release as the breed’s No. 1 proven TPI sire!
  • Select Sires also dominates the 97% Reliability list with 49 of the top 100 sires.

 

Holstein Active Sires

Top 50 NM$ Top 100 NM$ Top 100 DWP$ Top 100 CFP Top 100 FM$ Top 100 Milk
Select Sires 13 25 56 25 23 22
  • With the April sire summary, Select Sires offers four of the top 10 proven sires for Net Merit: HELIX (+813 NM$), 7HO13454 ROCKETFIRE (+776 NM$), 7HO12821 EVEREST (+740 NM$) and 14HO7796 GRIFF (+738 NM$).
  • Select Sires has seven of the top eight active proven sires for DWP$, led by TRUMP (+978 DWP$), 7HO12659 PASSAT (+912 DWP$), ROCKETFIRE (+912 DWP$), and EVEREST (+853 DWP$).
  • Select Sires has four of the top eight proven sires for CM$, led by HELIX (+832 CM$).
  • Select Sires leads the proven sire list for PTA Milk with seven of the top 20 proven sires. Both ROCKETFIRE (+2,836M) and 250HO13267 DUKE (+2,395M) rank in the breed’s top 10.
  • HELIX (+204 CFP) and DUKE (+195 CFP), are the top two proven sires for Combined Fat and Protein (CFP) in the breed.

 

Jersey Revolution

>+100 JPI >+400 NM$ >+400 CM$ >+80 CFP >+2.0 SCR
Select Sires 46 33 41 24 10
  • Select Sires leads the industry with eight of the top 25 active proven and young sire Jerseys for JPI. Leading this listing are 14JE1683 JX DANIEL {6} (+138 GJPI), 7JE1716 JX SUCCESSION {6} (+138 GJPI) and 507JE1769 JX ARCHIE {5} (+136 GJPI).
  • On the combined active Jersey proven and genomic young sires list, Select Sires offers 15 of the top 25 sires for SCR!

 

Fertility Without Compromise

 

All Active Holstein: +1.0 SCR All Active Holstein: +2.0 SCR
Select Sires 107 53

When you combine elite genetics with fertility, no other source provides a greater selection!  Select Sires is home to:

  • 25 of the top 51 active Holstein proven and young sires that are > +2800 TPI and > +1.0 SCR
  • 22 of the top 57 active Holstein proven and young sires that are > +700 NM$ and > +1.0 SCR
  • 31 of the top 81 active Holstein proven and young sires that are > +700 CM$ and > +1.0 SCR

 

Here are some breed leaders for combining elite genetic levels with high fertility:

  • 7HO14320 ALPHABET (+791 NM$, +2948 GTPI, +3.1 SCR)
  • 7HO14124 HOUDINI (+757 NM$, +2925 GTPI, +2.8 SCR)
  • 14HO14736 DESIRED (+732 NM$, +2838 GTPI, +2.8 SCR)

Holstein New Graduates

7HO12868 Plain-Knoll Jspr ADVANCE-ET (VG-88)
Josuper x (VG-88-VG-MS-GMD-DOM) 7HO11314 MOGUL x (EX-91-2E-EX-MS-DOM) x 7HO7712 SOCRATES
– Component improver at +.13% Fat and +.08% Protein
– Very balanced linear profile from this Sire Conception Rate (SCR) specialist
– 7HO13504 JAGUAR’s full sibling, yet higher ranking for GTPI

7HO12872 Pride Spark TRUMP 284-ET
7HO12418 SPARK x (VG-85-VG-MS-DOM) 7HO10721 BOOKEM x (VG-86-VG-MS-DOM) Shottle
– Reduces stature -1.54 and sires longer teats +1.03 with high production +1,516 Milk
– Health and wellness specialist with +978 DWP$ and +249 WT$
– 6.4% Sire Calving Ease (SCE) for optimal use on virgin heifers

7HO12886 Ocd Denver CANNON-ET
Denver x (VG-85-VG-MS) Numero Uno x (GP-83) 7HO10524 ROBUST
– Select Sires’ highest ranked new graduate at +2801 GTPI
– Strong mammary systems with +1.94 UDC
– Fat improver +.12% and +82 PTAF

7HO12942 Blumenfeld Jedi RESOLVE-ET
7HO13250 JEDI x (VG-87-VG-MS) Day x (VG-85-VG-MS-GMD-DOM) Sharky
– Top-50 GTPI proven sire at +2739 GTPI with an outcross maternal line
– RobotPRO® sire developed from a 500-cow robotic facility in Minnesota
– Improves all mastitis resistance traits

7HO12974 Sandy-Valley COPYCAT-TW-ET (VG-87)
JEDI x (VG-85-VG-MS) Jacey x (VG-87-VG-MS-DOM) Super
– BB Kappa-Casein and ideal for cheese markets
– Ultra-low Somatic Cell Score (SCS) sire at 2.69 SCS
– Improves udder traits and is known to sire exceptional young two-year-olds

7HO12999 Welcome-Tel BRENNAN 3158-ET (VG-85)
7HO12600 MODESTY x (VG-85-VG-MS-DOM) Jacey x (VG-86-VG-MS-DOM) 7HO10849 SHAMROCK
– New graduate debuting in the Top 100 +2659 GTPI
– Valuable sire fertility for summer time breeding at +1.7 SCR
– +1.30 Legs Side View to help correct mobility

14HO7784 Cookiecutter PBall HECTOR-ET
Powerball-P x (EX-90-2E-EX-MS) 7HO11763 PREDESTINE x (VG-88-EX-MS-DOM) 14HO4929 MAN-O-MAN
– Outcross opportunity from the Famous Halo Family
– Elite production bull +1,865 Milk, +60 PTAP and +55 PTAF
– Low Calving Ease 7.0% SCE, suited for heifers

14HO7828 Peak Accel ODIN-ET (EX-90)
Hotrod x (GP-83-DOM) Ransom x (GP-83-VG-MS) ROBUST
– Top ranking +669 NM$ and +2799 GTPI
– Elite wellness and fertility +165 WT$ and +1.2 SCR
– A unique sire stack coupled with A2A2

250HO12961 Woodcrest King DOC (EX-90)
7HO12198 KINGBOY x (VG-88-VG-MS) 7HO11853 MACK x (EX-91-EX-MS) Snowman
– Select Sires’ new No. 1 progeny proven Type sire +3.10 PTAT
– Profitable production traits +1,318 Milk
– Flawless linear profile

250HO13531 S-S-I Millington TOTEM-ET
7HO12421 MILLINGTON x (GP-84) Jacey x (VG-85) Sudan
– Outcross sire offering exceptional fitness and wellness traits +690 DWP$
– Tremendous for improving mastitis resistance and lowering SCS 2.59
– Sires wide rumps +1.74 and improves udder traits +1.56 UDC

 

Jersey New Graduates

7JE1569 JX Dupat JLS AVON KLAY {3}-P-ET
14JE673 JX AVON {2} x (E-91%) Magnum x (E-92%) Critic-P
– Polled genetics coupled with balanced production, A2A2 and BB Kappa-Casein
– Health trait improver +0.5 CDCB Mastitis
– Valuable fitness +1.4 Daughter Pregnancy Rate (DPR) and +1.7 Cow Conception Rate (CCR)

14JE758 Shan-Mar Archer KNOCK-OUT-ET
Archer x (E-90%) Hilario x (E-90%) Legal
– A2A2 and component improver +.03% PTAP and +.04 % PTAF
– RobotPRO designated – he lengthens teats and improves foot angle
– Sires shallow udders and earns the mark of customer satisfaction

Holstein Young Sires

Holstein Proven Sires

Jersey Young Sires

Jersey Proven Sires

 

 

Estimated Base Change April 2020:

Holstein Jersey
Milk -492 -524
Fat -24  -25
Protein -18 -20
PL -1.86 -1.54
DPR -0.24 +0.99
NM$ -231 -191
CM$ -239 -196
PTAT -0.76 -0.7
UDC -0.85 -8.4
FLC -0.49

 

Actual Changes for previous active proven Holsteins:

Prev Milk Diff Fat Diff Pro Diff SCS Diff PL Diff DPR Diff NM$ Diff Type Diff UDC Diff FLC Diff TPI Diff
-423 -19 -15 0.1 -1.7 -0.2 -241 -0.81 -0.92 -0.57 37

 

Actual Changes for previous active Holstein GYS:

Milk Diff Fat Diff Pro Diff SCS Diff PL Diff DPR Diff NM$ Diff Type Diff UDC Diff FL Diff TPI Diff
-432 -18 -15 0.08 -1.8 -0.3 -240 -0.82 -0.90 -0.57 41

 

Actual Changes for previous active proven Jersey:

Milk Diff FAT Diff Pro Diff SCS Diff PL Diff DPR Diff NM$ Diff Type Diff JUI Diff JPI Diff
-471 -23 -17 0.03 -1.5 1.0 -177 -0.7 -11.1 -64

 

Actual Changes for previous active Jersey GYS:

Milk Diff Fat Diff Pro Diff SCS Diff PL Diff DPR Diff NM$ Diff Type Diff

JUI

Diff

JPI Diff
-466 -22 -17 0.02 -1.3 1.0 -165 -0.71 -11.79 -65

 

 

Source: 04/20 CDCB Genomic Evaluation, BSCBA/AJCA/HA/AMSS Type Evaluation %Rel: ADVANCE Yield 95; TRUMP Type 92, Yield 97, SCE 94; CANNON Type 86, Yield 93; COPYCAT SCS 86; BRENNAN SCR 95; HECTOR Yield 92, SCE 84; ODIN NM$ 87, SCR 96; DOC Type 87, Yield 92; TOTEM SCS 89, Type 85; MD JUSTICE Type 37, Yield 72; JX AVON KLAY {3}-P DPR 72, CCR 73; KNOCK-OUT Yield 91; DYNAMITE Type 81, SCR 91. JX AVON KLAY {3}-P is BBR 92 and JH1F. KNOCK-OUT is BBR 100 and JH1F. DYNAMITE is BH2T

™Showcase and gender SELECTED are trademarks of Select Sires Inc. Jersey Performance Index (JPI) and Jersey Udder Index (JUI) are trademarks of the American Jersey Cattle Association. ®FeedPRO, RobotPRO and FertilityPRO 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 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, the purchaser agrees that gender SELECTED 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 vigorously enforce these restrictions on use. Please see http://www.selectsires.com/ designations/genderselected.html or https://www.accelgen.com/dairy/profit-tools.aspx for additional details.

 

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