Select Sires Graduates 24 Sires to Daughter-Proven Lineups

Plain City, Ohio, August 15, 2019 – Select Sires Inc. adds twenty-four sires to the cooperative’s daughter-proven lineups. This incoming class of graduates hails from exceptional cow families and boasts production, fertility, health and wellness qualities for profitable solutions. Select Sires recognizes the impact of health and wellness on your bottom line and continues to test for and provide this data to customer-owners.

“As a farmer-owned and farmer-directed cooperative, Select Sires places customer success above all else. The August graduating class offers a variety of elite sires to provide genetic solutions and improve your bottom line,” says Jeff Ziegler, vice president of dairy cattle breeding.

Select Sires Highlights

  • 7HO12788 FRAZZLED debuts on the proven TPI® list as the breed’s No. 4 ranked sire (+2731).
  • In total, nine new graduates rank among the industry’s top-100 TPI sires.
  • Five new sires offering more than +750 NM$; FRAZZLED leads the class at +970 NM$
  • Select Sires’ graduating class includes five new sires with Dairy Wellness Profit® (DWP$®) values greater than +$800 DWP, including FRAZZLED (+$1,159) and 7HO13326 WINSTON (+$923).
  • Two new sires qualify to carry the Elite Sexed Fertility designation, including FRAZZLED and 7HO12837 ZAMBONI.
  • Type enthusiasts will be excited to see that Showcase Selections sire 7HO12773 KENOSHA joins the proven lineup at +3.47 PTAT and +3.10 UDC.
  • 7HO12787 KING ROYAL was an extremely popular young sire and Select Sires is excited to graduate him to proven status. He offers a terrific combination of high Type (+3.14), components and hails from a proven cow family.
  • Seven Jersey sires graduate to proven status—the largest class in recent times.
  • Ranking among the breed’s best for GJPI are 7JE5041 JX TRIUMPH {5} (+198) at No. 2, 7JE1529 DOORMAN (+182) and 7JE1505 JX POGBA {4} (+181).
  • 7JE1499 SOLAR-PP is a high-ranking Homozygous Polled sire transmitting balanced production and improving component yields.
  • Ayrshire and Guernsey breeders will be excited to see that 7AY110 BOOTH, Showcase Selections sire 7AY111 REAGAN and 7GU467 ERNIE graduated to the proven lineup.

Accelerated Genetics Highlights

  • 14HO7780 FORCE offers a great linear profile with extreme production (+2,065 Milk) and excellent fitness traits and Calving Ease.
  • 14HO7811 RENOWN is a high-ranking 7HO11525 DONATELLO son with elite TPI (+2672), high NM$ values and enhanced Type with superb mammary systems (+3.07 UDC).

For information on individual sires, please visit www.selectsires.com and use the Dairy Sire Search to locate sires or create an index specific to your herd goals.

Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc., is North America’s largest A.I. organization and is comprised of six 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.


Caption: 7HO12788 FRAZZLED debuts at No. 4 on the industry’s Top-100 TPI listing.

™Showcase Selections and Elite Sexed Fertility are trademarks of Select Sires Inc. ®Dairy Wellness Profit Index and DWP$ are registered trademarks of Zoetis Inc., its affiliates and/or its licensors. TPI is a registered trademark of Holstein Association USA.
08/19 CDCB/HA Rel %: FRAZZLED NM$ 91; KING ROYAL Type 88; KENOSHA 91; FORCE Yield 94; RENOWN 90.