SKIPPY and AIKMAN Graduate into GenerVations Product Line at Select Sires

PLAIN CITY, Ohio, April 18, 2016 - The GenerVations lineup continues to produce breed-leading genetics including 250HO1009 Mapel Wood BREWMASTER (EX-95) who has maintained his top LPI spot for three sire summaries. Two new proven sires joined the GenerVations product line at Select Sires following the April sire summaries. From two of the most influential cow families in the breed, these sires offer something for everyone.

250HO1043 Gen-I-Beq AIKMAN (VG-86) is a Red Carrier Snowman son that descends directly from Kamps-Hollow Altitude-ET (EX-95-2E-EX-MS-DOM). He is a components improver (+0.06%P, +0.15%F), sports a high SCR (+2.9) and is low for Calving Ease (6.6%DBH). In Canada, he is a top-15 LPI sire (+2961) and ranks fourth for Fat (+104). His easy-to-use pedigree includes no 7HO10524 Roylane Socra ROBUST-ET (VG-88-GM), 7HO8081 Ensenada Taboo PLANET-ET (EX-90-GM) or Shottle.

From the same family as SUPERSIRE and a full brother to 7HO11523 OCD Robust SMOKIN JO-ET, 250HO11526 OCD Robust SKIPPY-ET (EX-90) is a top-30 LPI sire in Canada at +2880. He is a production (+1,296 Milk) and Type (+1.96) specialist. His daughters have open, dairy form and high, wide rear udders.

For the complete list of Select Sires' new graduates as well as the full breed-leading Holstein lineup, please visit www.selectsires.com or contact your Select Sires sales representative.

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: 04/16 CDCB Genomic Evaluation. 04/16 % Rel: AIKMAN Yield 93, SCR 91, CE 96, LPI 84, Fat 89; SKIPPY LPI 84, Yield 90, Type 85. Pictured (left to right): Micheret Bellicima Aikman Red (VG-86-VG-MS), owned by Ferme Micheret Inc, St. Zephirin, Ontario, is a daughter of newly proven GenerVations sire 250HO1043 AIKMAN. Sired by new proven sire 250HO11526 SKIPPY, Ginel Skippy Reine (GP-84) is owned by Ferme Ginel Inc, St. Ignace de Stanbridge, Quebec.