Jarrah has truly impressed this year! Delivering a single stillborn buckling, nonetheless, she has consistently produced tremendously on a once-a-day milking schedule. We are very happy with her udder this year - it is capacious, well-attached, with plumb well-defined teats. We truly wish she had been appraised this year, but are excited about next year.
4th 2 YO Alpine Milker, Open show, State Fair of VA 2019
2nd 2 YO Alpine Milker, Youth show, State Fair of VA 2019
Bees Knees Aster
2019 - 02-03 87 VV+V
2nd 2 YO Alpine Milker, Open show, State Fair of VA 2019
Gr Champion Alpine Doe, Youth show, State Fair of VA 2019
Aster had a difficult year this year - she delivered triplets with ease, but about a week later began showing some gastric distress which she is still struggling with. The vet is not sure if she had some hardware dislodge or a hiatal hernia, but she seems to be on the mend. We are keeping her dry for 2021 to allow her to regain condition.
Clover was dry (sort of) for 2020 - we attempted to breed her but she did not take and her 2019 daughter nursed well into summer 2020. She has a well-attached, shapely udder that milks down to nothing. We look forward to seeing a freshened udder in 2021.
In her first freshening as a yearling milker, Holly has truly impressed! Her udder is well-shaped, with long teats well placed and plumb. She has excellent medial support, udder shape, height and attachment. She excels in dairy character, with a graceful neck and long, level topline. She did not make a tremendous amount of milk this year, but fed her twins well and we look forward to seeing her potential develop.
Reserve Grand Champion Alpine, 4H State Fair Show 2020
We almost sold Rosemary last year as a first freshener. She has a beautiful udder - well-attached, excellent medial, height, rear and a decent foreudder, but her teats are small and point slightly out. Fortunately, I saw in the fall that she was still pumping out the milk so I kept her and milked her through the winter and 2020. She has held capacity milking once a day for over 20 months now. Her udder texture is soft and she milks down to nothing. She has tremendous dairy strength and parasite resistance.
Acacia was sold as a yearling, and we were thrilled to have the opportunity to buy her back in the fall of 2020. She is a lovely tall, angular doe with dairy character and a beautifully shaped and well-connected udder. We look forward to having a full season with her in 2021.
Recorded Grade Does
Va*Providence-Hill Tallulah 1*M