7HO11351 Supersire / Seagull-Bay Ssire Debra-ET / Progenesis LP, Mildmay, ON, Canada

“Just when you thought it could not get better than our December 2014 graduating class, it just didthis week with one of the largest and most amazing graduating classes I can recall in my 40 years atSelect Sires. Fourteen new 7H and two new 250H graduates totaled 16 new sires by 15 different sires. Weadded a tremendous amount of pedigree diversity for our customers. 7HO11351 SUPERSIRE is the breed’s new No. 1 GTPI® sire surpassing his stablemate, the No. 2 sire 7HO11314 MOGUL; not a bad one-twopunch. SUPERSIRE also has a large lead on the breed’s top Net Merit (NM$) list. Nine of the new graduateswere Super Samplers™, adding confi dence to genomic predictions and resulting in high reliabilities withmany daughters and herds in their proofs.The GenerVation’s program harvested the No. 1 LPI proven bull on the Canadian list with 250HO1009BREWMASTER, a great addition to the marketing lineup.” –Charlie Will, manager of Holstein sire program

Some highlights:

• Elite GTPI, 10 new sires from +2231 to +2613 GTPI

• Elite NM$, seven new sires from +502 to +834 NM$

• Elite Milk, fi ve new sires from +1,260 to +2,190 Milk

• High Type, fi ve new sires from +2.06 to +3.31 PTAT

• High Udder Composite (UDC), fi ve new sires from +2.18 to +2.91 UDC

• High Feet and Leg Composite (FLC), four new sires from +2.00 to +2.87 FLC

• High component sires, nine new graduates plus on %F and %P

• Calving Ease sires, 11 from 3.8 to 7.5% DBH

• 10 New FeedPRO® sires

• Five new graduates with Sire Conception Rate (SCR) over +2.0

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