Jasmine looking better than ever as a 5 year old, 5th freshener.
Jasmine as a two year old herer and below
GCH Caprinos RI Night Jasmine 1*M EEEE 91 FS DOB: 3/16/09 Official Ht: 20.5" at age 4 Pholia Farm KM Riot +*B SG Kaapio Acres RM Moonstruck +B x SG QSF Here's A Riddle 2*M Goodnight Tahoma Violet +VE+ 84 AGS Tahoma Golden Sunset x AGS EI-EI-O Animal Farm Bluesette
LA Scores: 2013: VVEE 89
Show Record: Grand Champion and Best of Breed, 8/8/2013 Grand Champion and Best of Breed, 7/24/11 Grand Champion 7/28/12 1st place, 2 year old Milkers 6/18/2011
_Milking Records/DHIR Test: Click here to view her official milking records
Above are Jasmine at 3rd freshening, 12 hours, 30 days fresh.
At age 2, 2nd freshening, after winning her first Grand Champion
_Jasmine is my primary foundation doe and herd queen. She and Jasperwere my first goats. Jasmine is reserved and even tempered. That is, until she wants her way and then the diva comes out! Jasmine is angular and dairy while retaining good body depth and fantastic width thoughout, and I love this doe's rump. I would like to see a smoother, more level topline, but really, I'm very, very happy with her just the way she is.
Jaz has a lovely udder. She is high, wide, nicely attached, with beautiful shape and balance, outstanding medial, good capacity, easy to milk teats. Her second freshening she earned her milk star for butterfat, and is turning out to be the steady, level producer I'd hoped. The best part, though, is she produces the best tasting milk I've ever had! A big thank you to Quail Run Hollow for helping me get started with such a fantastic doe.
Jasmine's sire, Riot, has earned his +B for milk-producing offspring, and both paternal grandsire and granddam have been awarded Superior Genetics designations. Riot is a full sibling to SGCH Pholia Farm KM Harriet, a top ten breed leader. Riot's littermate sister, SG Pholia Farm KM Fraulin, has earned her Superior Genetics as well and just finished her permanent championship.
Jasmine's first time in the show ring she was first in a competitive class of two year old milkers. Her second time out, again against some very nice does, she earned her first leg, winning Grand Champion and Best of Breed! Jasmine just gets better with age, easily finishing her permanent championship at age 4, and achieving a final linear appraisal score of EEEE 91 at age 5. Jasmine is now an aged doe, looking lovelier than ever, showcasing the kind of soundness and longevity we strive for.
Flicker as a 3 year old, 3rd freshener, in the ring at the SWWDGA show.
Flicker as a 3yr old, 3rd freshener on appraisal day. As usual, she didn't want to cooperate for pictures.
GCH Piddlin Acres Hit the Bullseye +B EEE 90 Twin Creeks BW Peaceful Voyage ++*S VG 87.5 Piddlin Acres Fraulin SG Pholia Farm DB Honeycomb 2*M Pholia Farm OD Da Bomb *B Pholia Farm HJ Razzle 1*M
Linear Appraisal: 2013: +V+V 84 2014: EVEV 90
Show Record: 2x 1st, 3x 2nd, 1tx 3rd, 1tx Best Udder in Breed, 2013 Best Udder in Class, Yearling Milkers, NWODGA, 2012 Reserve Grand Champion, Mason Community Fair, 2012
3X Grand Champion all 3 rings! SWWDGA 2014
Milking Records/DHIR Test: Click hereto view her official milking records
hmmm, I'm sure there's grain around here somewhere...
_ Flicker is my little white shadow - she follows me everywhere, even sneaking out of her pen to "help" me with chores. She's a visitor favorite, endearing herself immediately to everyone she meets - more than once someone has threatened to sneak her home in the trunk. While she has personality in spades, she's also well put-together and has some great milking bloodlines to boot. She's wonderfully angular, feminine and dairy, looking much like a tiny Saanen - and this tiny doe wants to milk like one, too. As a 3rd freshener, she produced 4-5 5lbs a day when milked twice a day. Milking once a day halfway through her lactation, she milked a steady quart daily as a 5th freshener.
Flicker has a fantastic udder. Very broad overall area of attachment, excellent fore and medial, great side and very good rear attachment, nice teats and placement, milks out well. She usually stands in the top 3 in the line at shows, and often wins best udder in class even if she isn't in first place. She recently won Best Udder in Breed over 37 entries. As a 3yr old she blossomed - and in a big way! Her first show that year with over 40 milking does entered, she easily won Grand Champion in all 3 rings.
Her sire has both his permanent champion title and Superior Genetics designation. He has produced two permanent champion does to date, one of which (Pholia Farm HB Angelica) has already earned a Superior Genetics designation. Her dam, Pholia Farm DB Honeycomb, has a wonderfully attached and productive udder, and did well on the milking string for Pholia Farm, a Grade A creamery. Honeycomb has her milking star and was recently awarded her Superior Genetics as well. I am so pleased to have both Flicker and Honeycomb - thank you Pholia Farm!
Lucy on appraisal day as a 3yr old, 3rd freshener, June 2014
A rare picture of Lucy in the show ring, actually standing all the way up!
What the heck is in THERE?
_Caprinos TMM Lucienne 2*M AR VVE+ 2016; EEEV 90 2014 DOB: 10/4/10 Official Ht: 21"
Sugar Creek MI Tell Me More +B VG 89 / *S Ex 90 MCH ++B Gay-Mor Domino's Mantis +S Ex90 MCH Twin Creeks WE Talk About Me 1*M, EEEE91
Caprinos RI Night Jasmine 1*M AR EEEE 91 Pholia Farm KM Riot *+B Goodnight Tahoma Violet +VE+
LA scores: 2013: VEVV 86 2014: EEEV 90 Show Record: 1x 1st, 2013
Reserve Junior Champion, RVDGA show 2011 (AOP, non-sanctioned)
Milking Records/DHIR Test: Click here to view her official milking records
2nd freshening udder above at about 90 days fresh
_Lucy Lu Lu is sensitive and affectionate. She promised to be very dairy and elegant as a doeling, and didn't disappoint. She has lovely general appearance and excellent dairy character, with that long flat bone, smooth blending, long stretchy neck and sharp withers. She has excellent feet and legs, too. I'd like to see more spring of rib and higher thurls, though her overall pelvic structure is very sound as evidenced by her easy kidding abilities.
Lucy has a really nice udder. Good teat length and wonderful orifices, good medial, nice globular shape, well attached and great capacity. Her foreudder improved mightily with her second freshening. I would still like a bit better udder height, and a bit more medial. She is a solid steady milker like her dam.
Lucy does not show very well -she turns into a hunching, crouching, and completely terrified lump of goat. She's a high quality doe, but we keep her home now as she never could get used to showing or carrying a full udder. Lucy is a pleasure to milk and makes stunning babies which are winning in the show ring and milking great, so we are happy to let her stay home and be a mom and milk goat. Lucy appraised "excellent" with a score of 90 in 2014. In 2016 she just wasn't herself at appraisal, looking a little tired out and not carrying much milk as she was getting stale. This of course had an unfortunate impact on her score. Scores aside, Lucy has certainly proven herself with her offspring, and that is what matters most. She will always have a special place in our herd and our hearts.
Hermione as a first freshener.
2nd freshening udder
_Sans Gene GT Hermione EEEV 90 FS DOB: 6/2/2011 Official Ht: 21" a Sire: Caprinos TMM Renegade VEE 89 Sugar Creek MI Tell Me More +B VEE 89 Poppy Patch FM Calamity Jane 1*M VEEV 90
Dam: Caprinos RI Night Jasmine 1*M AR EEEE 91 Pholia Farm KM Riot *+B V+E 87 Goodnight Tahoma Violet +VE+ 84
Show Record: 2016: 1tx RGCH, the only show we went to this year 2013: 1x 1st, 2x 3rd, 2 year old milkers
2012:Junior Champion, Mason Area Fair 7/24/2012 3rd out of 23 and 4th out 24, NWODGA show, 6/2/2012 (though not wins, placings to be proud of!) 2011: Reserve Jr. Champion, RVDGA show, 2011 (AOP; non-sanctioned)
Milking Records/DHIR Test: yes
Hermione was always a beautiful kid, and is growing up to be a gorgeous doe. She has all of her mother's good traits; great depth and width of body, lovely general appearance, straight legs, good feet. Her sire also gifted her with improvement in length and sharpness over the withers, buttery-soft udder texture and longer teats. Hermione has the kind of rump w are looking for: wide and level from hips to pins and thurl to thurl. Her final score on linear appraisal was EEEV 90 - "Excellent", with an Excellent for rump structure! Better yet, she passes on that lovely rump onto her kids. Hermione is a strong milker, who seems to get better each year. She is milking better than ever as a 5 year this year!