Fourteen sires have graduated to daughter-proven status and joined the Select Sires, Accelerated Genetics and GenerVations lineups. This tremendous graduating class reaffirms the cooperative’s commitment to customer-owners, offering balanced genetics, wellness leaders, high Cheese Merit Index (CM$) sires, corrective type sires and diverse pedigrees.

“Sire procurement and development answers your call for balanced genetics, healthy cattle and profitable pedigrees,” said Jeff Ziegler, vice president of dairy cattle breeding. “We are excited to introduce this class of newly proven sires to enhance the genetic success of Select Sires’ customer-owners.”

Select Sires Highlights

7HO12928 DEANO is an A2A2 sire that delivers on production pounds (+1,596 Milk,+70 Fat, +0.03% Fat).

7HO12962 MERIADOC adds to Select Sires’ valuable portfolio of wellness sires, boasting +678 on the Dairy Wellness Profit Index® (DWP$®), +155 on the Wellness Trait Index® (WT$®) and powerful mastitis resistance (2.83 Somatic Cell Score, +1.9 CDCB MAST, 104 Zoetis MAST).

7HO12978 HOUSE Cookiecutter HS Lavender-ET (GP-84)
Cookiecutter Holsteins, LLC, Hudson Falls, NY

7HO12978 HOUSE was a popular GForce sire and is delivering as promised – a true customer-satisfaction superstar. This 7HO12602 HANG-TIME son is a component improver (+91 Combined Fat and Protein) with excellent mastitis resistance traits.

7HO13740 ROLAN Cookiecutter R Honorands-ET (GP-82)
Select Sires, Inc., Plain City, OH

7HO13740 ROLAN ranks among Select Sires’ best for Net Merit Dollars (+634 NM$) while qualifying for the Elite Sexed Fertility and FeedPRO® designations.

7JE1570 JX STEPH {3}-P JX JCJ Steph 40883 {4} (VG-85%)
Ahlem Brothers, Hilmar, CA

− From Jerseyland Sires, 7JE1570 JX STEPH {3}-P offers breeders Polled genetics with superior production pounds (+1,225 Milk), plus A2A2 and BB Kappa-Casein.

7JE1604 JX MALDINI {4} JX Avi-Lanche Maldini Leta 26380 {4}-ET (VG-82%)
Avi-Lanche Jerseys, Dalhart, TX

7JE1604 JX MALDINI {4} is a leader on the Jersey Performance Index (+122 JPI) board with high production and valuable +512 CM$.

7BS888 HERCULES and 7BS889 HILTON offer excellent fitness from powerful pedigrees.

Accelerated Genetics Highlights

14HO13666 DELROY United-Dreams Delroy 3557-TW
United Dreams Dairy LLC, North Freedom, WI

14HO13666 DELROY (+2800 GTPI) lands himself the No. 7 spot on Holstein Association USA’s Top TPI list. This 250HO13267 DUKE son offers an elite combination of production, high components and health.

14JE769 JX STONEY {3} improves components (+0.35% Fat, +0.10% Protein) while siring healthy (+517 DWP$), fertile (+0.6 Daughter Pregnancy Rate, +3.4 Heifer Conception Rate) cattle. JX STONEY {3} is stamped with the Elite Sexed Fertility, FeedPRO, RobotPRO® and GrazingPRO® designations.

14GU332 WATCH ME ranks as the breed’s No. 1 active proven sire for Milk at +811. With superior Feet and Legs Composite (+1.4 FLC), moderate frames, snug fore udders and shallow udder depth, WATCH ME sires beautiful daughters.

GenerVations Highlights

250HO12975 PHARO Webb-Vue Pharo 8990 (GP-84)
Summit Farms LLC, Plymouth, WI

250HO12975 PHARO is a new Showcase sire with +2.26 PTAT and +2.09 Udder Composite (UDC). PHARO is a 7HO13250 JEDI son, offering an outcross pedigree for the type-enthusiast market with no Goldwyn, Doorman or 7HO11477 MCCUTCHEN.

250HO13553 SPIKE Doralea Spike Hanna Lyn (VG-85-VG-MS)
Dorland Farms LTD, Brighton, ON

250HO13553 SPIKE improves strength, width of frames and mammary systems while transmitting high production (+1,200 Milk).

250HO13736 HARDROCK hails from the world-renowned Cookiecutter MOM Halo-ET (VG-88-EX-MS-DOM) family. He is a production leader at +1,934 Milk with mastitis protection (+1.1 CDCB MAST, 101 Z MAST).

− DEANO, HELIX, ROLAN, DELROY, PHARO, HARDROCK, JX STEPH {3}-P and JX STONEY {3} are all available with sex-sorted semen.


Source: 08/20 CDCB Genomic Evaluation, BSCBA/AJCA/HA/ABA Type Evaluation %Rel: DEANO Yield 95; MERIADOC SCS 90, CDCB MAST 71, Zoetis MAST 53; HOUSE Yield 92; ROLAN NM$ 88; PHARO Type 93; SPIKE Yield 92; HARDROCK Yield 94, CDCB MAST 71, Zoetis MAST 53; WATCH ME Yield 75, Type 67; JX STEPH {3}-P Yield 94; JX STONEY {3} Yield 90, DPR 73, HCR 92. JX STEPH {3}-P is BBR 90. All Jersey sires are JH1F. HERCULES and HILTON are BH2T.

®TPI is a registered trademark of Holstein Association USA. Dairy Wellness Profit Index, DWP$, Wellness Trait Index and WT$ are registered trademarks of Zoetis. FeedPRO, RobotPRO and GrazingPRO are registered trademarks of Select Sires Inc. TMJersey Performance Index and JPI are trademarks of American Jersey Cattle Association. GForce, gender SELECTED, Elite Sexed Fertility and Showcase are trademarks of Select Sires Inc. All gender SELECTED semen is processed using SexedULTRA technology. SexedULTRA is a trademark of Inguran LLC.

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