International Protein Sires (IPS) has bolstered their sire lineup with an expanded offering of high quality Jerseys. The August sire summaries reveal substantial genetic gains. “We are excited with the recent proofs on our genomic proven Jersey sires. Our primary goal at IPS is fulfilling the dairy farmer’s objectives; bulls that transmit profitable performance along with durable confirmation. The continual fortification of the IPS Jersey lineup clearly meets these objectives,” stated Ron Sersland, President and CEO of IPS.
One of the IPS headliners is 566JE106 PHAROAH-P with a JPI rating of +126 and ranked #14 among polled Jersey sires. At +557 lbs. milk, PHAROAH-P excels in health traits at +5.3 productive life, +3.4 LIV and +3.0 DPR. His type profile indicates exceptional fore udders with high rear udders. PHAROAH’s solid genetic inheritance has created great interest. Note; PHAROAH is A2A2 along with being rated 456231 aAa.
566JE105 PARAGUAY(6)’s JPI index is +172. This breed pacesetter is exceptional for production at +1,085 lbs. milk, +62 lbs. fat (+.05%) and +49 lbs. protein (+.05%). Conformation traits are equally good; +1.56 type and +23.8 GJUI. And, productive life is rated +4.2. PARAGUAY is sired by Stevens(5) from a VG-85 Formidable, backed by multiply generations of solid type with superior performance and high components.
566JE107 BANDIT is a breed leader at +172JPI. He’s a component specialist at 61 lbs. fat (+.16%) and +0.08% protein. Performance is also noteworthy; +611 lbs. milk, +550 NM$ and +587 CM$. Expect average size daughters with steep foot angle and sound udders. BANDIT is a Disco daughter from an VG-86 Volcano daughter from an EX-90 Rebel daughter. And, his next dam is a Very Good Lemvig daughter.
566JE104 QUATRO is a breed leader for udders at +34.3 GJUI with strong linear traits to support this rating. QUATRO’s breed index is +124 JPI along with being A2A2. Health traits are commendable at +2.9 productive life, +1.2 LIV and +0.9 DPR. QUATRO is sired by Kwynn from a VG-86 Lexicon daughter. And, his pedigree is loaded with high components from superior performance.
As a major player in the A.I. industry, International Protein Sires offers a formidable Jersey sire lineup. IPS semen is available through company employees or a growing network of independent distributors worldwide. Located in Rock Springs, Wisconsin, you may learn more about IPS through their website, www.ipssires.com or by calling toll free: 1.800.542.7593