MODESTY Leads the Select Sires Young Sire Lineup

PLAIN CITY, Ohio, December 11, 2015-Select Sires' Super Sampler™ lineup is home to unique, breed-leading young sires with 21 of the top 100 on Holstein Association USA's Top Genomic Young Bulls list. Two GenerVations sires also rank on the list. 507HO12600 Bacon-Hill Pety MODESTY-ET is the new No. 1 sire on the list at +2854 GTPI® and is joined by 507HO13250 S-S-I Montross JEDI-ET (+2787), 507HO13264 S-S-I Headway ALLTIME-ET (+2731), 7HO12721 Holyland Elite EXACTLY-ET (+2726), 507HO12601 OCD Rodgers FRANCHISE-ET (+2715), 550HO13267 S-S-I Montross DUKE-ET (+2698) and 7HO12571 De-Su HEINZ*BY 12342-ET (+2681) in the top 25. MODESTY is the leading NM$ young sire at +991 and 7HO12436 Coyne-Farms Sypati PAT-RED is the top NM$ Red and White young sire +640.

There are 19 Super Samplers and GenerVations young sires that transmit more than 100 pounds of CFP including 7HO12255 Welcome SS PETERPAN-ET (+169 CFP), 250HO12413 Stantons SS EZIO 9142-ET (+165), JEDI (+159), 7HO12518 Gold-N-Oaks SS SNOWBOY 521 (+159), 7HO12449 Pen-Col MARTY-ET (+157), 7HO12256 Bacon-Hill MAGUIRE-ET (+157) and MODESTY (+156).

250HO12589 Cycle Doorman JACOBY-ET is the No. 2 Type sire at +3.85, 7HO12353 Pol Butte Mc BEEMER-ET (+3.67) is No. 5 and 7HO12593 Our-Favorite UNION 142-ET ranks ninth (+3.54). 7HO12464 Webb-Vue Mccutchn CHROME-ET (+3.08 FLC), BEEMER (+2.88), 7HO12723 Jenny-Lou Montross GAMMA-ET (+2.87) and 7HO11926 S-S-I Mogul DEFENDER-ET (+2.77) are leading FLC sires.

Polled standouts

7HO12670 Penn-England HISTORY-PP-ET emerged as the leading homozygous polled sire for GTPI (+2371), NM$ (+541), CFP (+75), PL (+5.8) and DPR (+3.8). 7HO12708 Zimmerview Wonka LOYOLA-P is the leading polled Type (+2.92) sire while 7HO13214 S-S-I Ohare LINCOLN-PP-ET is the No. 1 homozygous polled sire for Type at +1.75.

Fertility frontrunners

Select's Super Sampler lineup contains 56 sires that exceed +2.0 for Sire Conception Rate (SCR) including exceptional SCR sires 7HO12111 Mr OCD Epic DRAGONHEART-ET (+4.7 SCR), 7HO12248 Furnace-Hill M SUPERIOR-ET (+4.6), 7HO12233 Farnear SS ADMIRAL-ET (+4.5), 7HO12266 Woodcrest Mogul YODER-ET (+4.2), 7HO12095 De-Su MALLINGER 11384-ET (+3.9) and 7HO12115 OCD Mayfield DECEIVER-ET (VG-87) (+3.9).

To view Select Sires' complete Holstein lineup, please visit www.selectsires.com or contact your Select Sires sales representative today.

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.

Source: 12/15 USDA-CDCB Genomic Evaluation, USDA/HA Genomic Evaluation. Active Genomic Holstein Young Sire List. 12/15 % Rel: MODESTY NM$ 72, Yield 75; PAT-RED NM$ 75; PETERPAN Yield 78; EZIO Yield 78; JEDI Yield 75; SNOWBOY Yield 78; MARTY Yield 78; MAGUIRE Yield; JACOBY Type 77; BEEMER Type 77; UNION Type 77; CHROME Type 78; GAMMA Type 75; DEFENDER Type 78; HISTORY-PP NM$ 71, Yield 74, PL 69, DPR 66; LOYOLA-P Type 74; LINCOLN-PP Type 74; DRAGONHEART SCR 94; SUPERIOR SCR 95; ADMIRAL SCR 86; YODER SCR 98; MALLINGER SCR 96; DECEIVER SCR 98. ®Total Performance Index and TPI are registered trademarks of Holstein Association USA. ™Super Sampler is a trademark of Select Sires Inc.

Caption: 507HO12600 MODESTY is the new leader among active genomic young sires for GTPI and Net Merit.