Select Sires is thrilled to introduce NxGEN®! We recognize that our customers will have questions. We aim to give you answers so you can better understand the details of this exclusive new membership program which will provide early access to elite genetics. Below is a list of frequently asked questions. You can download a printable format by clicking here.
Q: WHAT SIRES WILL BE OFFERED?
A: Exclusive sires from the Select Sires, Accelerated Genetics and GenerVations product lines will be available through the NxGEN program over time.
Q: WHAT BREEDS WILL BE OFFERED?
A: We will launch with Holstein sires and will consider additional breeds over time.
Q: HOW OFTEN WILL NEW NxGEN SIRES BE RELEASED?
A: NxGEN sires will be released as outstanding quality sires are developed through our sire
Q: WILL THERE BE A DELAY IN AVAILABILITY WHILE SELECT SIRES USES THESE BULLS AS MATING SIRES?
A: Yes, there will continue to be a slight delay in NxGEN sires hitting the public sales platform, but this delay will be much shorter compared to the timing of public release prior to the NxGEN launch.
Q: HOW WILL NxGEN MEMBERS KNOW WHEN SEMEN IS AVAILABLE ON A NEW SIRE?
A: Select Sires Inc. will contact our exclusive members via email upon the release of new sires.
Q: WHO CAN BECOME A NxGEN MEMBER?
A: All patrons who join the NxGEN program will be analyzed and approved by the Select Sires’ genetics team for buying approval. This is to ensure the protection of Select Sires elite genetics and to provide long-term benefits to our entire membership.
Q: HOW DO I SIGN UP?
A: If you are interested in joining this exclusive membership program, fill out the application form and a Select Sires Inc. representative will contact you.
Q: HOW CAN I ORDER SEMEN?
A: Semen orders will be taken at the local cooperative level and will then be processed and shipped from Select Sires Inc. direct to the you, the NxGEN member.
Q: CAN THE SEMEN BE USED ON ANY ANIMAL I OWN?
A: Yes, however, we suggest strategically mating NxGEN semen on the most elite animals in your herd to better capitalize these sires’ genetic superiority to maximize your herd's genetic progress.
Q: CAN I SELL OFFSPRING FROM A NxGEN SIRE?
A: Details of the sale of NxGEN offspring is specifically spelled out in the NxGEN membership contract.
Q: WHAT IS THE PROCESS WHEN A CALF FROM A NxGEN SIRE IS BORN?
A: Please refer to the NxGEN membership contract for details about genomic testing of NxGEN progeny. The best way to contact Select Sires for final needs or additional questions regarding NxGEN is through the dedicated firstname.lastname@example.org email address.
Q: WHAT DOES THE NxGEN CONTRACT MEAN FOR MEMBERS? SELECT SIRES INC.?
A: The purpose of NxGEN is to maximize genetic gain for the most genetically driven customers of Select Sires. Additionally, the long-term benefits NxGEN provides to all patrons of Select Sires will assure their preferred semen supplier has the most elite opportunities of genetic improvement for generations to come.
Q: HOW WILL I KNOW THE VALUE OF NXGEN OFFSPRING?
A: Please refer to the NxGEN membership agreement to see the most up-to-date terms of progeny values and opportunities.
If you have additional questions you can reach out to us at email@example.com.
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