Select Sires offers the best and widest variety of Jersey, Brown Swiss, Ayrshire, Guernsey and Milking Shorthorn proven and genomic young sires.

Five of the top-10 Combined Fat and Protein (CFP) sires are part of the Select Sires lineup: 523JE927 Wilsonview Jevon MAGNUM-ET (+119), 7JE1067 GR Oomsdale Tbone GOLDA{3}-ET (+116), 7JE1150 Sunset Canyon DIGNITARY-ET (+105), 7JE1151 Buttercrest GALVANIZE (+102) and 7JE1149 Sunset Canyon DIMENSION-ET (+102).

New proven graduate 7JE1163 All Lynns Valentino IRWIN-ET (+2.2) is the new Type leader among active A.I. sires. Former No. 1, 7JE1038 All Lynns Louie VALENTINO-ET (+1.9) is now tied for No. 2 while 7JE1169 Heartland Merchant TOPEKA-ET (+1.8), GOLDA (+1.5) and 7JE962 Buttercrest SUCCESS-ET (+1.5) join him in the top-10. IRWIN ranks second for Jersey Udder Index™ (JUI™) at +31.0. TOPEKA (+22.5) and Showcase Selections™ sire, 7JE1088 Chilli Action COLTON-ET (+26.0) are also among the breed?s best.

“7JE” sires maintain their position as fertility frontrunners with DIGNITARY (+4.3 Sire Conception Rate), 7JE859 Chasin-Rainbows Act RILEY-ET (+4.2), 7JE1173 Dutch Hollow PRESCOTT-ET (+4.2), 7JE1036 Avon Road Impuls PAT (+4.2), SUCCESS (+4.1) and TOPEKA (+3.7) in the breed’s top 10.

DIMENSION was one of the largest movers this sire summary adding 352 daughters in 49 herds to his production proof. His Jersey Performance Index™ (JPI™) jumped to +212 while he improved for Milk (+256), Fat (+61), Somatic Cell Score (SCS) (2.77), Net Merit (NM$) (+512) and Cheese Merit (CM$) (+576). His full brother, DIGNITARY became the new No. 1 in Canada for Lifetime Profit Index (LPI) at +1882. He is joined in the top-15 by VALENTINO (+1648) and COLTON (+1600).

IRWIN and PRESCOTT join proven lineup

A VALENTINO son, IRWIN graduates into the proven lineup as a leader for Type as expected, with outstanding NM$ (+469) and CM$ (+483), solid production (+747M) and positive components (+.05%F, +.01%P). He is one of the best at Select for SCS (2.86) and Productive Life (PL) (+5.5). IRWIN daughters are impressive individuals that are open and dairy with strong fore udder attachments, high and wide rear udders and shallow udder depth.

PRESCOTT transmits outstanding Milk (+1,412), Protein (+45) and Fat (+51) yields. He’s a top-five JPI sire at Select (+174) and a FeedPRO® sire. As a Superior Settler™, PRESCOTT is perfect for the upcoming summer breeding season at +4.2 SCR. His daughters are tall and open with wide rumps.

BURDETTE maintains his lead

7AY84 Palmyra Tri-Star BURDETTE-ET remains the No. 1 Type sire at +1.8 while his son, 7AY90 Libby’s LOCHINVAR holds the No. 2 spot at +1.6. They are also two of the top SCR sires in the breed at +2.5 and +1.3, respectively. BURDETTE ranks fourth for GPTI (+494) and LOCHINVAR is the No. 2 Milk sire (+810). 7AY93 Palmyra Bendig BERKELY-ET is the third high sire for Milk at +790.

AUGUST makes improvements

The breed’s No. 5 GPPR active A.I. sire, 7BS826 Oak View Zeus AUGUST*TM, remains one of the most balanced sires in the breed. He improved for NM$ to +336, SCR to +2.3, CFP to +56 and Milk to +682. AUGUST continues to be a top-five sire for SCS (2.68), Mobility (+1.0), Calving Ease (4.4% DBH) and Type (+0.7).

Super Sampler™ 7BS871 Blessing Brookings ADVISOR is the breed’s top NM$ (+521), PL (+6.9) and SCS (2.63) genomic young sire. New Super Sampler 7BS873 Meado-Brook Dreamin SHAW ET debuts at the No. 3 sire for NM$ (493) and PL (+5.7). 7BS852 JoBo Wonder BOSEPHUS ET*TM and 7BS863 Cutting Edge SEAMAN*TM are tied for the third spot for Type at +1.1.

Guernsey sires offer balanced lineup

7GU398 Sniders Ronalds ALSTAR (+101), 7GU440 Ripley Farms Aaron CORDELL (+88) and 7GU438 Marodore Aarons LEVI-ET (+68) rank among the top-10 PTI active A.I. sires. ALSTAR improved for several traits including Milk (+1,046), PL (+3.6), NM$ (+316) and CM$ (+295). LEVI is now the No. 4 DPR sire at +1.2 while CORDELL is a breed leader for SCR at +1.9.

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