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Dairy Genetics

Premier Select Sires offers dairy semen for all of the major breeds including Holstein, Jersey, Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey and Milking Shorthorn. Visit the Dairy Sire Search to find the genetics that will best meet your needs.

Sire Designations

In the genetic word, one size does not fit all. Premier Select Sires genetics offer great diversity, excel in industry indexes, and fit a wide range of breeding goals for our customers. Click on the Designations links on the side to view specific Premier Select Sires genetic influencers for your herd!

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FeedPRO optimizes the selection for increased production and moderate body size while maintaining body condition score and daughter fertility. This revolutionary index designates sires with the genetics to improve income over feed costs and maintain health and reproductive traits.

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®FeedPRO is a registered trademark of Select Sires Inc.

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Look for the gender SELECTED icon to identify sires with sex-sorted semen available. More heifers is not out of reach with our research-backed gender SELECTED sires. All gender SELECTED semen is processed using SexedULTRA technology.

 

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Look for the gender SELECTED 4M icon to identify sires with sex-sorted semen available in 4 million sperm doses. All gender SELECTED semen is processed using SexedULTRA technology.

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™gender SELECTED and gender SELECTED 4M are trademarks of Select Sires Inc. SexedULTRA and SexedULTRA 4M are trademarks of Inguran LLC. All gender SELECTED semen is processed using SexedULTRA technology. Limitations and Conditions of Sale: gender SELECTed semen shall be used only for the single insemination of one female bovine during natural ovulation with the intent to produce a single offspring unless specifically approved on an individual customer basis by Sexing Technologies in writing. As a condition of purchasing gender SELECTed semen, the purchaser agrees that gender SELECTed semen will not be reverse sorted or re-sorted unless specifically permitted, in advance, on a case-by-case basis by Select Sires in writing. Select Sires intends to monitor the use of the gender SELECTed semen and vigorously enforce these restrictions on use. Please see http://www.selectsires.com/designations/genderselected.html for additional details.

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The Elite Sexed Fertility icon designates sires that can help you achieve the highest sex-sorted semen conception rates, enhancing your return on investment! This innovative designation distinguishes our highest performing sires for sex-sorted semen in both 2M and 4M products.

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™Elite Sexed Fertility is a trademark of Select Sires Inc.

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Sires earn the Showcase designation through outstanding
breed-leading Type or show-winning pedigrees. Turn to this designation to produce your next show winner or improve the overall type in your herd.

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™Showcase is a trademark of Select Sires Inc.

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The FertilityPRO designation identifies sires with semen that will likely improve pregnancy rates. This designation is assigned by examining industry Service Sire Conception Rate (SCR) values, along with intensive in-house semen quality evaluations.

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®FertilityPRO is a registered trademark of Select Sires Inc.

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Select Sires has identified sires that transmit the desired traits for robotic milking systems. These sires were selected by focusing on component and milk yield, milk quality, udder health as well as functional udder traits. Use these sires to create the next generation of profitable cows for your specific milking system.

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®RobotPRO is a registered trademark of Select Sires Inc.

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Select Sires’ GrazingPRO sires are selected to improve the profitability of grass-based production systems by transmitting greater longevity, better mobility, moderate stature, improved component yields, and superior production – all while not compromising fitness traits such as Daughter Pregnancy Rate (DPR) and Somatic Cell Score (SCS).

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®GrazingPRO is a registered trademark of Select Sires Inc.

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GForce indicates sires with elite genetic evaluations based on a combination of traditional pedigree data and genomic data, but does not contain actual daughter data. This combination of data increases the reliability of a young sire’s genetic prediction prior to the availability of actual daughter data.

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™GForce is a trademark of Select Sires Inc.

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The GForce+ lineup includes proven and young sires selected based on rigid semen quality standards and their high-ranking Sire Conception Rate (SCR) from progeny test semen usage. GForce+ sires must have outstanding genetic merit, a highly reliable sire stack and actual calving ease observations.

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™GForce+ is a trademark of Select Sires Inc.

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If you want the most reliable sires available for your breeding program, look for the Progeny Proven icon. The icon designates sires with an evaluation based on both genomic data and actual daughter performance data.

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