Trait Symbols



ABS Proven
Sire is proven through the ABS progeny testing system
 





A2A2
Sire possesses A2A2 gene for beta casein
 


Breeder’s Choice
Sire is a member of the St. Jacobs Breeder’s Choice Program, a program whose members come from extreme cow families and produce profitable daughters with outstanding type




Calving Ease
Sire has superior calving ease based on actual observations




Daughter Fertility
Sire whose daughters show improved fertility




Diamond Sire
Dairy: Sire has at least 1000 milking daughters, which recognizes outstanding second crop success and ensuring genetic accuracy




Durabull
Sire is in the top 25% for health and fitness traits with an emphasis on offspring that are trouble-free, fertile, vigorous, and long-lasting




Genomic Value
Sire is yet to be proven, possesses desirable genomic values




Judge’s Choice
Sire was selected by a panel of internationally acclaimed judges for inclusion in the St. Jacobs Judge’s Choice Program, a program with an emphasis on producing show-winning daughters




Pregnancy King
Sire has high semen fertility based on actual observations and Real World Data




Red & White
Sire is a member of the St. Jacobs Red & White Program, a program backed by outstanding type-focused sire stacks and
legendary maternal cow families




Rock Solid Genetics
Dairy: Sire has at least 100 daughters in 60 herds, which provides stable type and production proofs over time




Sexed
Sire is available sexed




TransitionRight™ Sire

5-Star TransitionRight™ sire saves $100 in preventative or reactive costs per cow per lactation over a breed-average 3-Star sire

4-Star TransitionRight™ sire saves $50 in preventative or reactive costs per cow per lactation over a breed-average 3-Star sire