Icon Sires™

ABS Global, Inc. (ABS) is committed to providing customers with superior bovine genetics designed to enable them to produce high-quality animal protein more efficiently, in the form of meat and milk. We invest heavily in strategically identifying, developing, and marketing animals which we believe are best able to drive forward genetic progress in your herd. To continue to provide you with the most effective genetics, and to protect our ongoing investment in our breeding program, ABS has developed the Icon Sires™ program. By executing an Icon Sires option agreement with ABS, you get access to our best commercial genetics, while also having the potential opportunity to receive a respectable price for the progeny of Icon Sires that come back into the ABS system.

Icon Sires Offspring Option

If you have a son or daughter from an Icon Sire that you wish to sell, first check that the sire is listed on this page and your Icon Sire son or daughter meets the genomic testing requirements listed below in the Genomic Test Requirements section.  

If your Icon Sire son or daughter meets both these requirements, fill out the Offspring Option Submission Form. If ABS selects your son or daughter for purchase, ABS will pay you the value listed under the Option Price section of the Option Terms page.

If your Icon Sire son or daughter does not meet both of these requirements, no more action is required on your part, and you are free to sell your offspring at your discretion, subject to ABS’s standard Terms and Conditions.

If you are unsure whether your offspring meets the genetic testing requirements, contact ABS at IconSires@genusplc.com.

Genomic Test Requirements

The Genomic Test Requirements are listed below. Please obtain a United States genomic evaluation on your offspring from an approved Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB) nominator before filling out the Offspring Option Submission Form. If you wish to sell your offspring and have not obtained a U.S. genomic evaluation, your offspring may still qualify for ABS’s Offspring Option, and you may not sell your Icon Sires offspring until a U.S. evaluation has been obtained and you have confirmed ABS no longer has any rights in the offspring under the Genomic Test Requirements. If you are unable to obtain a U.S. evaluation, please contact ABS Product Development at IconSires@genusplc.com.Your nominator will provide you with a GTPI (Genomic Total Performance Index) score, which is a Holstein Association Calculation that measures the genetic merit of a bovine animal. If no GTPI score has been provided, you may provide ABS your genetic evaluation and ABS will calculate the GTPI. If your offspring has a haplotype not listed below, they may still qualify under the general Holstein or Jersey offspring category.

GTPI Scores – ABS Global

CategoryGTPI Score
Holstein Offspring (male or female) 2810 GTPI or higher
Polled Holstein Offspring (male or female; homozygous or heterozygous) 2680 GTPI or higher
Red Carrier Holstein Offspring (male or female; homozygous or heterozygous) 2680 GTPI or higher
Dominant Red Holstein Offspring (male or female; homozygous or heterozygous) 2680 GTPI or higher
Jersey Offspring (male or female)120 JPI or higher
Polled Jersey Offspring (male or female; homozygous)100 JPI or higher
Polled Jersey Offspring (male or female; heterozygous)120 JPI or higher

Icon Sire List

Full NameNAAB CodeShort NameContract Covers Calves Born ThroughContract Applies to Germplasm Sold On/After
GLAMOUR BOGHILL VICTOR-ET29HO17428VICTORJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
SCHREUR SHIMMER-ET29HO17442SHIMMERJuly 1, 2021October 1, 2020
DENOVO INVICTUS-ET29HO17454INVICTUSMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
BOGHILL GLAMOUR PERSUADE29HO17458PERSUADEMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
HOOGERHORST DG OH RUBELS-RED29HO17459RUBELS-REDJuly 1, 2021October 1, 2020
HUL-STEIN PARTY TIME29HO17474PARTY TIMEJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
PRISMAGEN GRANDE RIO29HO17481RIOOngoingAll
ABS ROWDY-ET29HO17947ROWDYSeptember 3, 2020December 3, 2019
PINE-TREE BURLEY29HO18225BURLEYOngoingApril 7, 2020
ABS ACHIEVER-ET29HO18296ACHIEVEROngoingAll
ABS CRIMSON-ET29HO18693CRIMSONJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
ABS SASSAFRAS-ET29HO18697SASSAFRASMay 13, 2020August 13, 2019
DE-SU 14222 KENOBI-ET29HO18708KENOBISeptember 3, 2020December 3, 2019
ABS OUTBACK-ET29HO18720OUTBACKMay 13, 2020August 13, 2019
ABS NIKO-ET29HO18740NIKOMay 13, 2020August 13, 2019
DENOVO 7921 ATRIUM-ET29HO18772ATRIUMJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
DENOVO 14400 ADVANCE-ET29HO18783ADVANCEJanuary 2, 2020April 2, 2019
WILRA ABS AMPLIFY-ET29HO18784AMPLIFYSeptember 3, 2020December 3, 2019
PINE-TREE DURABLE-ET29HO18790DURABLESeptember 3, 2020December 3, 2019
DENOVO 7947 GLITZ-ET29HO18799GLITZJanuary 2, 2020April 2, 2019
DENOVO 14378 AFTON-ET29HO18804AFTONJanuary 2, 2020April 2, 2019
PINE-TREE ADVISOR-ET29HO18812ADVISORJanuary 2, 2020April 2, 2019
PINE-TREE DEFENSE-ET29HO18813DEFENSEJanuary 2, 2020April 2, 2019
SEAGULL-BAY AMAZON-ET29HO18822AMAZONJanuary 2, 2020April 2, 2019
SEAGULL-BAY BRAVE-ET29HO18823BRAVEJanuary 2, 2020April 2, 2019
DENOVO 14417 GOOGLE-ET29HO18836GOOGLEJanuary 2, 2020April 2, 2019
FB 6860 SPECTRE PERK-ET29HO18843PERKMay 13, 2020August 13, 2020
FB 6871 ACHV CELTIC-ET29HO18850CELTICMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
DENOVO 8084 ENTITY-ET29HO18858ENTITYMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
DENOVO 7545 DIVERSITY-ET29HO18868DIVERSITYMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
DENOVO 2705 VENTURE-ET29HO18870VENTUREJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
DENOVO 14566 CROSBY-ET29HO18884CROSBYJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
DENOVO 14585 OUTLAY-ET29HO18889OUTLAYMay 13, 2020August 13, 2019
DENOVO 14652 ROYAL-ET29HO18903ROYALMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
MR RI-VAL-RE FREE BILLY-ET29HO18906BILLYJuly 1, 2021December 1, 2020
MR FB HANSBROUGH-ET29HO18907HANSBROUGHJanuary 2, 2020April 2, 2019
DENOVO 14649 GODIVA-ET29HO18911GODIVAMay 13, 2020August 13, 2019
DE-SU 14673 APPEAL29HO18914APPEALMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
BOMAZ SAIGE-ET29HO18923SAIGEJanuary 2, 2020April 2, 2019
DENOVO 14773 FEATURE-ET29HO18926FEATUREJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
DENOVO 14685 VALUE-ET29HO18929VALUEJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
DENOVO 9367 BUNDLE-ET29HO18937BUNDLEJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
PINE-TREE ACURA-ET29HO18960ACURAJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
PINE-TREE AGENCY-ET29HO18963AGENCYMay 13, 2020August 13, 2019
RI-VAL-RE RADICAL-ET29HO18966RADICALMay 13, 2020August 13, 2019
PINE-TREE HEROIC-ET29HO19000HEROICOngoingAll
DENOVO 2800 PRINCE-ET29HO19010PRINCEMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
BOMAZ ATOMIC-PP-ET29HO19013ATOMIC-PPMay 13, 2020August 11, 2019
DENOVO 15158 ADMIRAL-ET29HO19060ADMIRALJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
BOMAZ MONUMENT-P-ET29HO19071MONUMENT-POngoingOngoing
BOMAZ FYNN-ET29HO19072FYNNMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
DENOVO 15225 SELTZER-ET29HO19087SELTZERSeptember 3, 2020December 3, 2020
DENOVO 15196 ONEIDA-ET29HO19093ONIEDAMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
PINE-TREE JURASSIC-ET29HO19099JURASSICJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
BOMAZ YUCATAN-ET29HO19105YUCATANSeptember 3, 2020December 3, 2019
DENOVO 2872 PENSACOLA-ET29HO19117PENSACOLAJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
BOMAZ C3PO-ET29HO19122C3POJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
DENOVO 15322 LIBERTY-ET29HO19148LIBERTYJuly 1, 2021December 1, 2020
AARDEMA THATBOY-ET29HO19156THATBOYSeptember 3, 2020December 3, 2019
BOMAZ SYNC-ET29HO19171SYNCJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
WILRA POSEIDON-ET29HO19188POSEIDONJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
DENOVO 2981 SHELDON-ET29HO19194SHELDONMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
KINGEMERLING DONAHUE-ET29HO19207DONAHUEJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
DENOVO 15476 HENDRIX-ET29HO19217HENDRIXMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
DENOVO 15487 HENNING-ET29HO19223HENNINGJuly 1, 2021December 1, 2020
DENOVO 15492 HUGO-ET29HO19226HUGOMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
DENOVO 15540 SEMINOLE-ET29HO19235SEMINOLEJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
DENOVO 15551 SUBLIME-ET29HO19239SUBLIMEMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
JC-KOW VITALITY-ET29HO19248VITALITYJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
DENOVO 16255 HERITAGE-ET29HO19269HERITAGEJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
DENOVO 15570 HURDLE-ET29HO19271HURDLEMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
FB KENOBI TARGARYEN-ET29HO19279TARGARYENMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
NO-FLA MATRIARCH29HO19286MATRIARCHMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
STANTONS FIERO-ET29HO19287FIEROJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
DENOVO 15684 CAMARO-ET29HO19302CAMAROApril 11, 2021August 11, 2020
DENOVO 16278 KINETIC-ET29HO19309KINETICJuly 1, 2021December 1, 2020
WINSTAR EDGE-P-ET29HO19313EDGE-POngoingAll
WINSTAR AMBITION-ET29HO19314AMBITIONMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
WINSTAR AUZZI-ET29HO19315AUZZIEMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
WINSTAR GALILEO-ET29HO19316GALILEOJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
WINSTAR MANSION-ET29HO19317MANSIONJuly 1, 2021December 1, 2020
SANDY-VALLEY EK STRIKER-ET29HO19319STRIKERMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
BOMAZ KEEGAN-ET29HO19332KEEGANMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
BOMAZ KETTLE-ET29HO19334KETTLEMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
BOMAZ JUNCTURE-ET29HO19335JUNCTUREJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
DENOVO 15953 CHALET-ET29HO19347CHALETJuly 1, 2021December 1, 2020
DENOVO 15749 LIGHTNER-ET29HO19349LIGHTNEROngoingAll
DENOVO 15793 VILLANOVA-ET29HO19360VILLANOVAMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
DENOVO 15802 GATEWAY-ET29HO19363GATEWAYMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
DENOVO 3150 GENERATE-ET29HO19367GENERATEJuly 1, 2021December 1, 2020
DENOVO 15826 KNIGHT29HO19368KNIGHTOngoingAll
DENOVO 15828 KIELER-ET29HO19369KIELERMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
DENOVO 3159 GANDER-ET29HO19373GANDERJuly 1, 2021December 1, 2020
DENOVO 15969 ATLANTIS-ET29HO19376ATLANTISOngoingAll
DENOVO 15848 KENMORE-ET29HO19377KENMOREOngoingAll
DENOVO 15860 KEEVA-ET29HO19380KEEVAMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
DENOVO 15973 BALTIC-ET29HO19387BALTICJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
DENOVO 15975 BONAFIDE-ET29HO19389BONAFIDEOngoingAll
DENOVO 15897 BOULEVARD-ET29HO19390BOULEVARDJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
MAPLEHURST CIRCA-ET29HO19396CIRCAMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
WINSTAR ORACLE-ET29HO19398ORACLEJuly 1, 2021December 1, 2020
WINSTAR HAWKEYE-ET29HO19403HAWKEYEMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
DENOVO 15992 CHECKPOINT-ET29HO19422CHECKPOINTJanuary 6, 2021April 6, 2021
GENOSOURCE RUBICAL-ET29HO19427RUBICALJanuary 7, 2021April 7, 2020
DENOVO 16034 CABO-ET29HO19433CABOJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
DENOVO 16037 BOONE-ET29HO19434BOONEOngoingAll
DENOVO 16041 FLINT-ET29HO19435FLINTJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
DENOVO 16049 BART-ET29HO19437BARTJuly 1, 2021December 1, 2020
WILRA KNOWHOW-ET29HO19442KNOWHOWOngoingAll
FB 7683 BILLY ALONSO-ET29HO19448ALONSOOngoingAll
DENOVO 3253 COOLEY-ET29HO19460COOLEYJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
DENOVO 16137 KARIM-ET29HO19463KARIMJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
PINE-TREE KASHI-ET29HO19468KASHIOngoingAll
DENOVO 16155 MYLO-ET29HO19479MYLOOngoingAll
BOMAZ EPISODE-ET29HO19485EPISODEOngoingAll
TERRA-CALROY KHALIL-ET29HO19486KHALILJuly 1, 2021December 1, 2020
WINSTAR KAHLUA-ET29HO19487KAHLUAJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
WINSTAR ANCHOR-P-ET29HO19490ANCHOR-PJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
DENOVO 16197 GONZAGA-ET29HO19493GONZAGAJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
DENOVO 3303 CITIZEN-ET29HO19494CITIZENOngoingAll
DENOVO 16311 IMPERIAL-ET29HO19495IMPERIALJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
LEVEL-PLAIN DENOVO VERDI-ET29HO19496VERDIOngoingAll
DENOVO 16325 SENTIMENT-ET29HO19501SENTIMENTOngoingAll
FB 2613 BILLY BEAL-ET29HO19505BEALOngoingAll
FB LOTUS MERRIMAC MBAPPE-ET29HO19508MBAPPEOngoingAll
DENOVO 16333 ENVY-ET29HO19510ENVYOngoingAll
DENOVO 406136 DONNELLY-ET29HO19522DONNELLYOngoingAll
DENOVO 16294 ARENA-ET29HO19527ARENAOngoingAll
DENOVO 16241 CHANDLER-ET29HO19531CHANDLEROngoingAll
DENOVO 407096 EXUBERANT-ET29HO19532EXUBERANTOngoingAll
WILRA GAVILON-ET29HO19536GAVILONOngoingAll
DENOVO 16421 SMARTY-ET29HO19542SMARTYOngoingAll
DENOVO 16417 BEBOP-ET29HO19544 BEBOPOngoingAll
DENOVO 16413 HARRINGTON-ET29HO19545HARRINGTONOngoingAll
DENOVO 16457 HALSTEAD-ET29HO19551HALSTEADJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
DENOVO 16446 BURKHART-ET29HO19552BURKHARTOngoingAll
DENOVO 16754 ALAMO-P-ET29HO19557ALAMO-PJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
DENOVO 16757 ADONIS-ET29HO19561ADONISOngoingAll
DENOVO 3426 AVERY-ET29HO19584AVERYOngoingAll
DENOVO 16550 RUMOR-ET29HO19585RUMOROngoingAll
BOMAZ HEMI-ET29HO19589HEMIOngoingAll
DENOVO 3409 CALLEN-ET29HO19603CALLENOngoingAll
DENOVO 16572 HALSEY-ET29HO19612HALSEYOngoingAll
RICHMOND-FD BROADWAY-ET29HO19622BROADWAYOngoingAll
DENOVO 16640 HORTON-ET29HO19623HORTONOngoingAll
SANDY-VALLEY LAKER-ET29HO19625LAKEROngoingAll
LEVEL-PLAIN VANHALEN-ET29HO19626VANHALENOngoingAll
LEVEL-PLAIN MONT VALOR-ET29HO19627VALORJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
BOMAZ HARDING-ET29HO19634HARDINGOngoingAll
DENOVO 16785 REMEDY-ET29HO19649REMEDYOngoingAll
WINSTAR ECHO-ET29HO19672ECHOJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
DENOVO 16747 ROSEDALE-ET29HO19685ROSEDALEOngoingAll
FB 6141 HEROIC MARADONA-ET29HO19691MARADONAOngoingAll
FB 415007 HEROIC GORMAN-ET29HO19692GORMANOngoingAll
FB 415007 HRC HEINSOHN-ET29HO19693HEINSOHNOngoingAll
FB 390297 HEROIC SHAQ-ET29HO19707SHAQOngoingAll
FB 1255 HEROIC AUERBACH-ET29HO19708AUERBACHOngoingAll
FB 415007 HRC SEINFELD-ET29HO19710SEINFELDOngoingAll
FB 397915 HEROIC PIAZZA-ET29HO19712PIAZZAOngoingAll
FB 415007 HRC COSTANZA-ET29HO19713COSTANZAOngoingAll
FB 2930 HEROIC CANELO-ET29HO19716CONELO*RCOngoingAll
PINE-TREE BUTCH-ET29HO19727BUTCHOngoingAll
BOMAZ PLATT-ET29HO19734PLATTOngoingAll
FB 420789 HEROIC KG-ET29HO19746KGOngoingAll
FB 8081 HEROIC OLAJUWON-ET29HO19747OLAJUWONOngoingAll
FB 8084 HEROIC BONDS-ET29HO19756BONDSOngoingAll
WINSTAR RORY-ET29HO19802RORYOngoingAll
SANDY-VALLEY ESSEX-ET29HO19807ESSEXOngoingAll
MELARRY DECATUR-ET29HO19809DECATUROngoingAll
WET ACURA MAXIMUS-ET29HO19812MAXIMUSOngoingAll
SHG RAINSTORM-RED29HO20006RAINSTORM-REDMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
KOEPON RAPTOR-ET29HO20048RAPTORMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
SANRECAM LOOPING29HO20112LOOPING*RCJanuary 6, 2022April 6, 2021
KOEPON OH RYDER RED29HO20120RYDER-REDOngoingAll
BOGHILL GLAMOUR APPLAUD ET29HO20149APPLAUDOngoingAll
JX FARIA BROTHERS RONDO {3}-ET29JE4092RONDO {3}January 2, 2020April 2, 2019
JX PINE-TREE UNCLE LUKE ACCLIMATE {3}-ET29JE4101ACCLIMATE {3}January 2, 2020April 2, 2019
JX CAL-MART LUKE DANNY {3}-ET29JE4104DANNY {3}May 13, 2020August 13, 2019
JX AVI-LANCHE LUKE DAB {3}-ET29JE4109DAB {3}January 2, 2020April 2, 2019
JX ABS TLD HEINZ {3}-ET29JE4110HEINZ {3}January 2, 2020April 2, 2019
JX CAL-MART WESTPORT {5}-ET29JE4117WESTPORT {5}July 1, 2021December 1, 2020
ALL LYNNS LISTOWEL DALTON-P-ET29JE4137DALTON-PSeptember 3, 2020December 3, 2019
JX CAL-MART VERIZON {4}-ET29JE4176VERIZON {4}May 11, 2021August 11, 2020
JX LUCKY HILL WOODSTOCK {6}-ET29JE4193WOODSTOCK {6}May 11, 2021August 11, 2020
ABS MARINE-ET29JE4195MARINEMay 11, 2021August 11, 2020
JX CAL-MART NORM HENRY {4}-ET29JE4199NORM HENRY {4}July 1, 2021December 1, 2020
JX CAL-MART ORIOLE {4}29JE4200ORIOLE {4}May 11, 2021August 11, 2020
JX DODAN LH TROOPER {4}29JE4204TROOPER {4}OngoingAll
CAL-MART COMPLETELY WORTHY {6}-ET29JE4217WORTHY {6}July 1, 2021December 1, 2020
JX ABS TLD DAWSON {5}-ET29JE4219DAWSON {5}January 6, 2022April 6, 2021
JX FARIA BROTHERS DELPIT {5}-ET29JE4221DELPIT {5}July 1, 2021December 1, 2020
JX FARIA BROTHERS LEONARD {5}-ET29JE4222LEONARDOngoingAll
JX CAL-MART WILDER {5}-ET29JE4228WILDER {5}July 1, 2021December 1, 2020
ABS DENSITY-ET29JE4245DENSITYOngoingAll
JX CAL-MART WHOOP {6}-ET29JE4254WHOOP {6}OngoingAll
CAL-MART WHATSUP-ET29JE4255WHATSUPOngoingAll

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