International Protein Sires (IPS) added several genetic pacesetting Jersey sires to their lineup following the April sire summaries. “We are pleased with the new additions to our expanded Jersey sire lineup in particular, polled Jerseys. With their recent genetic proofs, these sires will satisfy the dairy farmer’s strict requirements; durable and high performing cattle. Additionally, their balanced qualities meets the IPS objectives of breeding cows, not numbers,” stated Ron Sersland, President and CEO of IPS.
566JE108 OSCAR-P leads the new IPS Jersey sires with a JPI of +136. OSCAR-P is ranked #1 for udders among polled Jersey sires at +30.0 JUI and #2 for type at +2.10. In addition, OSCAR-P excels in components; +62 lbs. fat (+.26%) and +22 lbs. protein (+.07%). This polled genetic pacesetter is also +460 NM$. OSCAR-P is sired by Craze from an Excellent-93 daughter of Mik-P. This excellent genetic package is backed by six generations of high components, both fat and protein.
566JE109 NIGEL-PP is an outstanding polled Jersey sire with a JPI rating of 126 which makes him the #2 JPI PP bull in the Jersey breed. His leadership among homozygous polled sires is well founded - #1 for the following indexes: +378 FM$, +387 GM$, +0.9 DPR, +2.2 HCR and +1.6 CCR. And, he is ranked #2 for these traits: +4.4 PL, +415 NM$ and +433 CM. An A2A2 sire, NIGEL-PP is also +619 lbs. milk and +1.40 for type. NIGEL-PP is sired by Listowel-P from a promising Very Good classified daughter of Dillan-P.
Another IPS headliner is 566JE106 PHAROAH-P with a JPI of +117. PHORAH-P is especially noteworthy for JUI at +19.8 and type at +1.40. A solid production bull, PGAROAH-P is +540 lbs. milk. He excels in health traits and ranked #8 for productive life at +4.8. Pharoah is ranked number one among polled bulls for both livability and DPR; +3.6 LIV and +2.8 DPR. An A2A2 sire, PHAROH-P is rated high for fore udder attachment and rear udder height. As the name suggests, PHAROAH-P is sired by Pharoah while his dam is an Oliver-P daughter. PHAROAH-P also has the rare aAa code of 456231.
566JE104 CUATRO is a breed leader for udders at +35.7 GJUI, placing him #6 in the breed. Note his excellent type rating at +2.10. CUATRO’s Jersey index is +124 JPI along with being A2A2. CUATRO is an assured component booster at +.16% butterfat and +.10% protein. His health traits are commendable at +3.7 productive life, +1.2 LIV and +0.9 DPR. CUATRO is sired by Kwynn from a VG-86 Lexicon daughter. His assured components come from a pedigree packed with superior test.
As a major A.I company, the IPS Jersey sire lineup is loaded with genetic pacesetters. IPS semen may be obtained through company employees or a worldwide network of independent distributors. 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