Ruggles Hill Creamery
Nationally awarded farmstead goat cheese   Hardwick MA

The 2018 Milking Does -- In Progress, Apologies, lots of dated photography as of 03/18 ...


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 2015 and had a very long productive lactation. She is due to kid in 2018.


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 kidded in 2018. We have retained two of her daughters and a buck. She does very well on extended lactations.


Claire

Claire

Shadowfax Kate's Claire
dob 27 April 2010

LA

2016 VEEV 88 (third summer milking through)
2015 VVE+ 85
2014 VVE+ 85
2013 VVE+ 85
2012 +VE+ 84
2011 VVV YSE

 

Claire

Above: Claire,sunning,3 yo
Right: Claire, sunning, 3 yo

Claire had last kidded in 2017 and does very well on a very extended lactation.


Claire

Hoshi

Araby-Farm CCA Hoshi
dob 26 March 2011

LA
2016 VEEV 88
2015 VEEV 89
2014 V+EV 87
2013 VEVE 88

 

Meg

Above: Two-year old Hoshi with 2013 kids
Right: Hoshi resting, 2nd day in Hardwick

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Brothers' Walk

Nora

Ruggles Hill HHS Love's Nora
dob 05 March 2012

LA
2016 VEEV 86
2015 VEE+ 86

Nora

Above: Nora, 2 yo, 4 months pregnant
Right: Nora, sunning

 


Julia

Julia

Ruggles Hill HHS Love's Julia
dob 05 March 2012

LA
2016 VEEA 84

 

Julia's Dam

Above:Julia, 2 yo, pregnant
Right: Julia foraging, 2 yo


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, almost 1 yo, pregnant, fluffed up
Right: Meg

We also retained Meg's brother Harris as part of our breeding program.


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, almost 1 yo, pregnant
Right: Lisette

Lisette is almost a mirror image of her dam Remy.


Chloe

Birgit

 

Ruggles Hill Astrids's Birgit
dob 07 Mar 2014

LA
2016 VEV+ 86
2015 +VV+ 83

Darwin

Above: Adele, almost 1 yo, pregnant
Right: Adele, left, gazing at Molly

 


Chloe

Meja

 

Ruggles Hill UXVA Meg's Meja
dob 20 Mar 2014

LA
2016 VEE+ 87
2015 +VV+ 83

Darwin

Above: Adele, almost 1 yo, pregnant
Right: Adele, left, gazing at Molly

 


Chloe

Vivian

 

Araby-Farm AFCA Mavis's Vivian
dob 14 Apr 2014

LA

2016 +EVE 88
2015 +VEV 84

Darwin

Above: Adele, almost 1 yo, pregnant
Right: Adele, left, gazing at Molly

 


 

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