Friday, December 8, 2017

December Holstein Proof Highlights

25 New Sires Added to an Industry-Leading Lineup

Leading the way for the Ideal Commercial Cow (ICC$) index is 1HO12943 HEXER at
+1221. This Damien out of a Caspian brings exciting pedigree diversity while adding elite
health traits: +10.6 Productive Life (PL), +3.7 Daughter Pregnancy Rate (DPR), +2.50
Somatic Cell Score (SCS) and 108 Metritis (MTR). He also ranks +888 for the Lifetime Net
Merit (LNM$) index. Use HEXER in heifer pens with confidence based on his extremely low
4.8% Sire Calving Ease (SCE).
1HO12943 HEXER

1HO12980 IKE ranks second for the ICC$ index at +1207. This Jedi son also ranks well for
TPI® at +2712. He adds elite longevity (+10.1 PL), impressive daughter fertility (+5.1 DPR) andcomes in at +1.51 PTA Type.

Another new release, 1HO12917 MIKE, makes his debut with an impressive +1174 ICC$.
This Jedi son improves component percentages and daughter fertility (+5.1 DPR). MIKE can
be used universally with his low 6.9% SCE.

A Livewire son, 1HO13369 DAVARI joins the lineup at +1164 ICC$. He will improve milk
quality with a low +2.50 SCS and sire healthy daughters with his 106 MTR and 104 Subclinical Ketosis (SCK). DAVARI adds type (+1.44 PTAT) and can be used in heifer pens (5.9% SCE).

1HO12902 TAPPS is a new sire with an elite ICC$ index rank at +1128. This Modesty out of a Jabir is +893 LNM$ and +2726 TPI®. He improves component production (+130 Combined Fat & Protein) and offers calving ease (5.4% SCE).

New release 1HO12930 MALCOM earned his way to the top of our LNM$ list at +950. He is
also +1099 ICC$ with outstanding health traits: +10.0 PL, +4.4 Livability (LIV), +3.5 DPR and a low +2.65 SCS. This Damien son can be used with confidence in heifer pens at 6.3% SCE.

1HO12932 JUICY is the top GENEX bull for TPI® at +2800. This Magnus out of a 1HO10824 TANGO adds pedigree diversity and sires cows for the commercial environment as shown by his +1148 ICC$. This sire of sons has impressive values for GENEX proprietary health traits MTR (104) and SCK (100) and is a type specialist at +2.34 Udder Composite (UDC).
1HO12932 JUICY

1HO12487 JENKY-P is an exciting new polled sire. He comes in at +880 ICC$ and adds
yield (+109 CFP) while also improving health traits (104 SCK, 102 MTR). Use this Powerball-P son to improve daughter fertility (+3.8 DPR) and add longevity (+7.6 PL).

Previous release 1HO11989 ROMERO still ranks extremely well across indexes. He is
+1152 ICC$ and +2737 TPI®. He also ranks above average for the GENEX proprietary health traits: 104 SCK, 106 MTR and 101 Foot Health.

On the daughter-proven list, 1HO11096 PLATINUM continued his impressive rank. He’s now
at +2653 TPI®. This Mogul out of a Super stands at +1050 ICC$ and adds type at +1.93 PTAT and +1.58 UDC.
Co-op DD Platinum 40739

The iconic GENEX sire, 1HO10396 CABRIOLET, continues to shine. He’s now at +961 ICC$ and +927 LNM$. With over 8,500 daughters, this extremely reliable sire can be used to add a balanced genetic profile while improving component pounds (+149 CFP) and percentages and moderating frame size.
Hollermann Cabriolet 960

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