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December 2021 Sire Summary Highlights 

Proven Holstein Lineup

With the December 2021 sire summary, Select Sires again offers the industry’s most dominant, daughter-proven Holstein sire lineup for genetics and fertility.

  • Select Sires dominates the top end of Holstein Association USA’s Top 100 TPI Proven Sire list with 30 of the top 100 sires, which includes 11 of the new proven sires.
  • Select Sires also dominates the 97% Reliability list with 40 of the top 100 sires and four of the top 10!
  • Select Sires has a proven Holstein lineup with a broad selection of elite sires in any area of genetic emphasis:
    • With the December sire summary, Select Sires offers five of the top 20 proven sires for NM$, led by:
      7HO14454 LIONEL (+1004 NM$) 14HO14226 ROME (+926 NM$) and 7HO14229 TAHTI (+925 NM$).
    • Select Sires leads the proven sire list for HHP$ with nine of the top 20 proven sires, led by:
      SPEEDY (+981 HHP$), BIG AL (+974 HHP$) and 250HO14134 RENEGADE (+954 HHP$).
    • Select Sires has 11 of the top 20 active proven sires for DWP$, led by:
      LIONEL (+974 DWP$) and ROME (+969 DWP$) are the top two DWP$ proven sires in the breed!
    • Select Sires leads the proven sire list for PTA Milk with four of the top 10 proven sires, led by:
      LIONEL (+2,529 Milk), 250HO13736 HARDROCK (+2,513 Milk) and 7HO13454 ROCKETFIRE (+2,483 Milk).
    • Select Sires has three of the top six active proven sires for Combined Fat and Protein (CFP) in the breed with:
      LIONEL (+193 CFP), 250HO13267 DUKE (+185 CFP) and 14HO07770 HELIX (+178 CFP).
    • Select Sires leads all sources for mastitis resistance and NM$, with five of the eight available proven sires that are at or above +800 NM$, +2.0 CDCB MAST and at or below 2.70 SCS.
      ROME, BIG AL, 14HO14220 RIVETING, 7HO14250 LEGACY and SPEEDY each meet these stringent criteria for elite NM$ and mastitis resistance.

 

Top TPI Holstein Bulls:

 

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New Graduates

  • 12 new Holstein sires graduate to the daughter-proven lineup, with several breed-leaders in the class:
    • 11 of the new sires are listed on the Holstein Association USA’s Top 100 TPI Proven Sire list.
    • Two sires rank in the top 25 of active proven sires for Net Merit (NM$):
      • ALPHABET (+913 NM$) and 7HO14451 BIG AL (+906 NM$)
    • Two sires rank in the top five of active proven sires for Herd Health Profit Dollars™ (HHP$™):
      • 7HO14264 SPEEDY (+981 HHP$) and BIG AL (+974 HHP$)
    • Four sires rank in the top 20 of active proven sires for Dairy Wellness Profit Dollars® (DWP$®):
      • 7HO14438 GODDARD (+905 DWP$), 7HO14314 ROCHESTER (+889 DWP$), ALPHABET (+862 DWP$) and BIG AL (+845 DWP$).
    • Somatic Cell Score (SCS) and CDCB MAST leaders:
      • SPEEDY (2.50 SCS and +2.9 MAST), BIG AL (2.65 SCS and +3.6 MAST), 250HO14310 COFFEE (2.75 SCS and +3.3 MAST) and 14HO14138 HUSKY (2.77 SCS and +3.9 MAST)
    • Sire Conception Rate (SCR) leaders:
      • GODDARD (+2.1 SCR), COFFEE (+1.8 SCR) and 7HO14324 BACKFLIP (+1.6 SCR)

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Fertility Without Compromise

Select Sires continues to be the source for the best and most diverse genetic selection of sires that excel in fertility for both conventional and gender SELECTED™ semen.

When you combine elite genetics with good fertility, no other source provides a greater selection than Select Sires!

  • Select Sires is home to:
  • 46 active Holstein proven and young sires that are at or above +2800 TPI and +1.0 SCR
  • 20 active Holstein proven and young sires that are at or above +900 NM$ and +1.0 SCR
  • 24 active Holstein proven and young sires that are at or above +900 CM$ and +1.0 SCR
  • 30 active Holstein proven and young sires that are at or above +900 HHP$ and +1.0 SCR

 

The Jersey Revolution

Select Sires offers the most elite Jersey proven and genomic young sires for Jersey Performance Index™ (JPI™), NM$, Cheese Merit (CM$), CFP, Type and Jersey Udder Index™ (JUI™), regardless of generation count.

  • Select Sires leads the industry with 31 of the top 100 active proven and young sire Jerseys for JPI and 27 of the top 100 active Jersey sires for CM$. 507JE1930 DABO (+152 JPI and +697 CM$) and 507JE1816 TUCKER {6} (+148 GJPI and +698 CM$) are two of the elite Jersey sires available for both indexes.
  • On the combined active Jersey proven and genomic young sires list, Select Sires offers 13 of the top 20 sires for SCR!

 

Top 20 JPI bull list for gen. count 4-6 with BBR 100: (proven & young sires)

#7   507JE1985 GEPPETTO {6} (153 JPI)

#8   507JE1930 DABO (152 JPI)

#14 507JE1984 DURAMAX (150 JPI)

#15 507JE1987 PATRONUS (149 JPI)

#16 507JE1816 TUCKER {6} (148 JPI)

#20 507JE2000 MONSTER {6}-P (146 JPI)

 

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