Ruggles Hill Creamery
Nationally awarded farmstead goat cheese   Hardwick MA

The 2018 Milking Does -- In progress, apologies, lots of dated photography and missing milkers as of 09/18 ...


Molly

Molly

Araby-Farm CCA Mahala "Molly"
dob 03 March 2010

LA
2016 VEEA 84
2015 VEE+ 86
2014 V+E+ 86
2013 +EV+ 84
2012 +VEV 86
2011 ++V+ 84

 

Molly and Alys

Above: Molly as a three-year old
Right: Molly as a yearling tussling with Queen Alys

Molly has done very well on extended lactations and will kid again in 2018. We particularly like the production of her two-year old daughter Chloe..


Rose

Rose

Araby-Farm CCA Hermosa "Rose"
dob 08 March 2010

LA
2016 VEEV 89

2015 EEEV 90
2014 EEVE 90
2013 EEEV 90
2012 VEEV 88
2011 VV+V 85

 

Rose grazing

Above: Rose hangin' around the barn
Right: Rose in lower pasture

Rose last kidded in 2018 and continues to have very long productive lactations.


Remy

Remy

Flatbrook Thunderstorm
dob 26 March 2010

LA

2016 VEEE 88
2015 VEEV 89 (third summer milking through)
2014 VEEE 90
2013 VEVV 87
2012 VEE+ 86

 

Remy grazing in the high pasture

Above: Remy as a 2 yo, milking through
Right: Remy out on the high pasture

Remy last kidded in 2018. Over the years, we have retained two of her daughters and a buck. She does very well on extended lactations. A wonderful attitude towards life.


Julia

Julia

Ruggles Hill HHS Love's Julia
dob 05 March 2012

LA
2016 VEEA 84

 

Julia Close Up

Above:Julia, 6-½ yo
Right: Julia foraging, 2 yo

Julia excels at extended lactations!


Chloe

Meg

 

Ruggles Hill HHS Gwynne's Meg
dob 09 Apr 2013

LA
2016 +EVV 87

2015 +VE+ 83

2014 VV++ 85

 

Darwin

Above: Meg, fall 2017
Right: Young Meg

 


Lisette

Lisette

 

Ruggles Hill Remy's Lisette
dob 25 Apr 2013

LA
2016 VVVA 83
2015 +++A 80
2014 VV+A 84

 

Lisette

Above: Lisette with her 2018 bucklings
Right: Young Lisette

Lisette is almost a mirror image of her dam Remy.


Birgit

Birgit

 

Ruggles Hill Astrids's Birgit
dob 07 Mar 2014

LA
2016 VEV+ 86
2015 +VV+ 83

Young Birgit

Above: Birgit, 4 yo
Right: Young Birgit

 


Meja

Meja

 

Ruggles Hill UXVA Meg's Meja
dob 20 Mar 2014

LA
2016 VEE+ 87
2015 +VV+ 83

Darwin

Above: Meja, 2018
Right: Meja in 2015 with her first born

 

 


 

last revised Septmember 2018

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