Keith Gibson Joins Select Sires Inc. as Genetic Testing Administrator
PLAIN CITY, Ohio, August 21, 2015 - Select Sires Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Keith Gibson as genetic testing administrator. He will be responsible for all genetic testing needs including accumulating samples, administering databases, submitting samples to the lab and reporting results in a timely and accurate manner. Gibson will also work closely with breed associations and the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB). He will be based in the Plain City, Ohio office.
Gibson obtained a bachelor's degree in animal science from The Ohio State University where he was a member of the dairy judging team and completed a study abroad experience in New Zealand. He has recently completed his master's degree in dairy cattle genetics at Penn State University. Gibson is a member of the Gamma Sigma Delta honor society for agriculture and was an assistant dairy judging coach at Penn State. He has completed an internship in the A.I. industry and worked at Young's Jersey Farm and the Ohio State dairy farm.
"I am grateful to have this opportunity to be at Select Sires," said Gibson. "With sires like SUPERSIRE and MOGUL once being high-ranking young sires and now topping daughter-proven lists, it is a very exciting time to be working with the sire team. I look forward to the future and hope to play a role in our continued success!"
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.