Select Sires Adds Jersey and Milking Shorthorn Firepower

Andy Vance

Select Sires LogoSelect Sires of Plain City, Ohio has strengthened its stud with the addition of three top Jersey and one leading Milking Shorthorn bull to its sire string. The Jersey bulls are all graduates of Select’s Program for Genetic Advancement young sire program. The Milking Shorthorn Sire is the Number One bull in the breed according to Jeff Ziegler, manager of protein/specialty sire programs for Select Sires.

Jersey Sire 7JE670 C-Bar Hallmark GERONIMO debuts as the highest milk bull in the breed at +2089 and is #2 for both PTAP and JPI. His production numbers indicate exceptional profit potential, and his data also indicates his cows will be productive in your string for a long, long time.

7JE667 Mason Lemvig JACINTO-ET ranks in the top 20 both for PTAP and JPI with +189. Coming from and Excellent (92) dam, his component scores are outstanding, and his health traits have earned him Herdlife Builder status. His daughters are well regarded for their ligaments and correct feet and legs.

7JE681 Lynvail TELMARK-ET is the #3 JPI bull in the breed at *225, featuring a unique balance of genetics and components. His Cheese Merit score ranks in the breed’s top 5, and he is tied for 5th in PTAP. His daughters are known for their exceptional dairy strength and excellent, well-attached udders.

The Milking Shorthorn 7MS342 Vinra Peerless FROLIC joins the lineup as the breed’s top performer in terms of profitability, featuring a breed toping +132 PTI. With a dam and granddam both scoring Excellent producing over 26,000 pounds of milk, its no wonder FROLIC sires daughters who produce volumes of high-component milk from well-attached udders.

Dairy Business, Production