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Sire summary results put 7HO14454 LIONEL among the breed’s best sires for Net Merit (+1,252 NM$), GTPI® (+3135), Herd Health Profit Dollars™ (+1,195 HHP$™) and Dairy Wellness Profit Index® (+1,333 DWP$®). With the April updates, LIONEL added 1,200 daughters from 75 herds to his proof, improving his reliability and dominance within the breed.

“LIONEL daughters have a tremendous will to milk and come in a commercially friendly package—designed for the modern dairyman,” said Kevin Jorgensen, senior sire analyst.

Farmers can expect healthier, longer-living and highly productive daughters from LIONEL. His pedigree reads 7HO12788 FRAZZLED x 7HO12165 MONTROSS x 7HO11351 SUPERSIRE and he boasts production power. LIONEL’s +3,397 Milk and +253 Combined Fat and Protein (CFP) will add pounds to the bulk tank and dollars to the bottom line. To create your next generation of herd leaders, LIONEL is available in gender SELECTED™ semen. For more information about LIONEL, visit

Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc., is the largest global A.I. cooperative and is comprised of six farmer-owned and -controlled local organizations in the United States. As the industry leader, it provides highly fertile semen, as well as excellence in service and programs to supply dairy and beef producers with the world’s best genetics.