Chart Topping GTPI Sire Available Soon

PLAIN CITY, Ohio, February 20, 2014 - With great anticipation, Select Sires is pleased to announce the release of 7HO12198 Morningview Mcc KINGBOY-ET (+2598 GTPISM) on March 1. A fancy son of 7HO11477 De-Su Bkm MCCUTCHEN 1174-ET (VG-88), he combines outstanding merit values (+$839 Net Merit, +$878 Cheese Merit, +$806 Fluid Merit) with outstanding production (+1,988 Milk) and exceptional Type (+4.05). KINGBOY is a HealthMark™ sire, with excellent Productive Life (PL) (+5.9) and Daughter Pregnancy Rate (DPR) (+1.4) and low Somatic Cell Score (SCS) (2.73).

KINGBOY's dam is a Very Good (85) Super out of Morningview Shtle Madilyn (EX-94-2E-EX-MS-GMD-DOM). His third dam is Morningview Chmpn Martha-ET (EX-92-2E-EX-MS-GMD). His direct maternal line includes 12 generations of Excellent and Very Good dams including the sixth dam, Whittier-Farms Lead Mae-ET (EX-95-3E-EX-MS-GMD-DOM).

KINGBOY semen will be available from your Select Sires representative for a retail price in the U.S. of $200. KINGBOY semen is available for export to Canada and Mexico.

Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc. is North America's largest A.I. organization and is comprised of nine farmer−owned and -controlled cooperatives. As the industry leader, it provides highly fertile semen as well as excellence in service and programs to achieve its basic objective of supplying dairy and beef producers with North America's best genetics at a reasonable price.

12/13 USDA-CDCB Genomic Evaluation, USDA/HA Genomic Evaluation. 12/13 %Rel: KINGBOY NM$ 69; Yield 73, Type 72; SCS 70; PL 67; DPR 65. SMTotal Performance Index and TPI are service marks of Holstein Association USA. ™HealthMark is a trademark of Select Sires Inc.