Focusing on elite index rank, these 14 new sires are sure to check all the genetic boxes for members and customers. Eleven of the new releases are over +900 Lifetime Net Merit (LNM$) and eight are over +1150 for the Ideal Commercial Cow™ (ICC$™) index.
Dam of GAMECHANGER: Regan-Danhof Jedi Cashmere
A leading new sire is 1HO13844 GAMECHANGER. He offers an industry-leading +2841 TPI® and debuts at +1193 ICC$™ and +967 LNM$. This elite sire of sons carries impressive type traits at +2.10 Udder Composite (UDC) and +2.21 Foot & Leg Composite. He can be used everywhere (5.5% Sire Calving Ease) and will add yield (+93 Fat and +62 Protein).
1HO13855 LIVIUS is the highest new release for the ICC$™ index at +1230. He is also +933 LNM$ and carries impressive health traits at +2.61 SCS and +7.8 Productive Life. He can be used confidently in your heifer pens (6.5% Sire Calving Ease) and is an udder improver at +1.75 UDC.
1HO13862 BOUNTY, 1HO13857 LOWBOY and 1HO13895 MAMBA are all outstanding Achiever sons at +1212, +1198 and +1191 ICC$™ respectively. This trio will add Fat pounds and sire daughters with great udders (all three are over +1.50 UDC).
1HO15058 SURLY and 1HO14135 FREEZE are both new release Frazzled sons that check all the boxes for elite production. Both are over +2000 Milk and +135 CFP. Complementing this, both possess great health traits reflected in their +1167 and +1099 ICC$™ values respectively.
1HO15059 DOGE will add pedigree diversity being a Duke out of a Silver. He is +1112 ICC$™, +969 LNM$ and transmits over +120 pounds of Fat. He will also sire daughters with great udders (+1.75 UDC).
1HO13867 LYFT is an early 1HO12433 ROCKSTAR son. He offers a combination of elite udders (+2.50 UDC) and excellent genetic rank (+1050 ICC$™ and +911 LNM$). Additionally, LYFT improves daughter fertility and longevity and is calving ease (6.1% SCE).
1HO14131 LIT PP-RED is an exciting homozygous Polled, Red sire! He is a Lucky PP-RED son that carries the unique combination of elite udders (+1.50 UDC) and calving ease (5.4% SCE). He debuts at +870 ICC$™, +640 LNM$ and +2387 TPI®.
1HO12786 PILEDRIVER had an impressive day. He added daughters and jumped to +965 ICC$™, +894 LNM$ and +2648 TPI®, putting him the breed’s top 20 TPI®. An elite production bull (+2807 Milk), he also adds total component pounds at +185 CFP. This TROY son is +1.46 UDC and, with his low 5.3% Sire Calving Ease, can be used in any breeding program.
1HO13408 CRANE, a PILEDRIVER son, moves to the top of the GENEX LNM$ list at +982. He is also +1022 ICC$™ and +2768 TPI®. Just like his sire, CRANE adds yield at over +1700 Milk, +193 CFP and is +1.66 UDC.
1HO11376 TABASCO continues to rank well on the TPI® list at +2690. This highly reliable JACEY son will add Milk (+2386) while moderating frame size. Pictured is Darlington Ridge Tabasco 11848.
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