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New leaders for production, health and type traits join proven ranks at Select Sires Inc.

December 7, 2023 – Results from the December sire summaries launched 12 Holsteins, four Jerseys and one Brown Swiss sire to the daughter-proven ranks. This class of newly proven sires excels for a multitude of traits and merit indexes from fertility and component yields to health and functional type.

Among the graduates are leaders for Herd Health Profit Dollars® (HHP$®) – the index designed to create healthier, longer-living cows that garner a greater return on investment, reduce herd turnover and lower your dairy’s carbon footprint.

Holstein Highlights

  • Seven graduates boast HHP$ values greater than +1,000 with 7HO15245 PERPETUAL (+1,170), 7HO15233 MILKY (+1,137) and 14HO14982 RASHAN (+1,092) leading the charge.
  • Sires that qualify for the Mastitis ResistantPRO® designation, offered exclusively from Select Sires, excel for Zoetis Mastitis Resistance, CDCB Mastitis and Somatic Cell Score. Daughters of Mastitis ResistantPRO sires have the genetic potential to experience less mastitis events – boosting milk quality and saving on treatment costs. PERPETUAL, RASHAN, 7HO14990 ROONEY, 14HO15301 GORDY, 250HO15087 ROZLINE, 7HO15124 TANGER, 7HO15325 HANANS, 7HO15203 BOEING-P-RED and 250HO15329 THUNDER STRUCK each qualify for the Mastitis ResistantPRO designation.
  • 14HO15179 TROOPER is becoming known as 250HO14134 RENEGADE’s best son to-date. He ranks among the breed’s top five sires for TPI® (+3063) and transmits positive daughter and sire fertility with high component yields and overall type improvement.
  • GORDY is a sire that does it all! He offers elite production (+1,330 PTAM), solid components (+151 CFP) and valuable health and wellness traits. In addition to his Mastitis ResistantPRO designation, he is a FertilityPRO®, FeedPRO®, RobotPRO® and GrazingPRO® sire and has gender SELECTED semen available to fill your heifer pens with high-quality replacements.
  • Red & White breeders will appreciate BOEING-P-RED’s elite health traits, unique pedigree, A2A2 beta-casein, BB kappa-casein and Polled status.
  • MILKY is an early 7HO14454 LIONEL son that moderates frame size while ranking extremely high for nearly every index from TPI (+3047) to HHP$ (+1,137).
  • PERPETUAL delivers elite CFP (+207) coupled with valuable health traits to create highly efficient and trouble-free cattle.
  • Herds looking for a unique pedigree will appreciate 7HO15465 CRUSHER (7HO14434 CALVARY x 7HO12797 LEGENDARY). He has an attractive linear profile, huge components and exceptional semen fertility.
  • ROZLINE daughters possess beautiful udder texture, well attached mammary systems and produce high-quality milk.

Showcase Highlights

  • Tanbark enthusiasts will be excited to see HANANS and THUNDER STRUCK have earned their graduation caps confirming their superior genomic type data.
  • HANANS offers elite +2.93 UDC and +3.53 PTAT values combined with mastitis resistance traits and positive sire fertility.
  • THUNDER STRUCK’s DOC-free pedigree offers diversity within the Showcase lineup and he’s a dual threat making both show-winning heifers and cows.

Jersey Highlights

  • 7JE1899 JX GOALS {5}-P is the total package: proven Polled genetics with extreme DPR (+2.1), A2A2 beta-casein and BB kappa-casein.
  • 14JE1876 JX COLGATE {6} is a production powerhouse with +1,341 PTAM and +101 CFP. Your go-to choice for daughter and sire fertility with a +0.3 DPR and a FertilityPRO designee.
  • From the famed, two-time national grand champion, Circus, hails 7JE1882 CARBINE. He’s a balanced, JX-free sire with great-uddered daughters and sought after A2A2 beta-casein and BB kappa-casein.
  • 7JE1879 JX RHODES {5} will boost mastitis resistance in the next generation while transmitting A2A2 beta casein, BB kappa-casein and big-time component volumes.

Brown Swiss Highlights

  • 9BS916 PAPARAZZI is a Toby son from brood cow extraordinaire Hilltop Acres Cad Paula  “VG87 VG88MS” CERT. He offers high PTAT (+0.7) and is siring eye-catching daughters.
Source: 12/23 CDCB Genomic Evaluation, AJCA/HA/BSCBA Type Evaluation %Rel: PERPETUAL Yield 92; HANANS PTAT 91; GORDY Yield 94; JX GOALS {5}-P DPR 74; JX COLGATE {6} Yield 95, DPR 77; PAPARAZZI DPR 74. All Jerseys sires are JH1F, JNS-TF and BBR 100, except JX RHODES {5} and CARBINE are JNSC. 7=Select Sires; 14=Accelerated Genetics; 250=GenerVations; 9=Universal Marketing Code gender SELECTED and Showcase are trademarks of Select Sires Inc. ®FeedPRO, RobotPRO, GrazingPRO, Mastitis ResistantPRO, FertilityPRO, Herd Health Profit Dollars, HHP$, Your Success Our Passion. and the Select Sires logo are registered trademarks of Select Sires Inc, Plain City, Ohio. TPI is a registered trademark of Holstein Association USA. All gender SELECTED semen is processed with Ultraplus technology. Ultraplus is a trademark of STGen LLC. 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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