Ruggles Hill Creamery
Nationally awarded farmstead goat cheese   Hardwick MA

The 2016 Milking Does


Alys

Alys

Shadowfax Kay's Alys
dob 1 April 2006

LA
2015 excused, Day 148 of pregnancy
2014 90 EEEV
2013 89 EVEV
2012 86 VEE+
2011 88 VVEV
2010 86 VVE+
2009 87 VVVV
2008 84 ++E+
2006 kid A+Ec +

Alys heads off Corey

Above: Alys @ 3 yo, mooching for vegetables
Right: Alys @ 7 yo, taking the herd to possum gaze

Alys became our herd queen shortly after we moved to Hardwick in 2010. She last kidded in 2012 and has been on extended lactation for 2013.

 


Gwynne on the wall

Gwynne

Shadowfax Alys's Gwynne
dob 7 April 2007

LA
2015 excused, shoulder injury
2014 89 VEEV
2013 86 VEVV
2012 90 VEEE

 

Gwynne at 6

Above: Gwynne, fall 2013, up in the air
Right: Gwynne's smiling face showing lots of Oberhasli breed character

Gwynne returned to us at the beginning of 2012. She kidded in 2013 and is on extended lactation for 2014.


Young Kate

Kate

Shadowfax Alys's Kate
dob 05 May 2009

LA
2015 +VV+ 83
2014 VEE+ 86
2013 VEEV 88
2012 +EEV 87
2011 VVEA 85
2010 +VEA 78
2009 too young at the time of young stock evaluation

 

Ellie's Greta

Above: Kate on the ledge as 2 yo
Right: Kate admiring bucks as a 4 yo

Kate last kidded in 2012 and has been on extended lactation for 2013.


Molly

Molly

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

LA
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 kidded in 2013 and is on extended lactation for 2014.


Rose

Rose

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

LA

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 kidded in 2013 and is on extended lactation for 2014. We've retained both her 2013 daughters.


Remy

Remy

Flatbrook Thunderstorm
dob 26 March 2010

LA
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 2013 and is on extended lactation for 2014. We've retained one and may retain both of her 2013 daughters.


Claire

Claire

Shadowfax Kate's Claire
dob 27 April 2010

LA
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 last kidded in 2012 and has been on extended lactation for 2013.


Claire

Hoshi

Araby-Farm CCA Hoshi
dob 26 March 2011

LA
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

Hoshi kidded in 2013 and is on extended lactation for 2014.


Claire

Ruth

Ruggles Hill Rose's Ruth
dob 4 May 2011

LA
2015 VEE+ 86
2014 VEE+ 84
2013 VVE+ 84

 

Ruth

Above: Ruth as a first freshening 2 yo
Right: Ruth with her 2013 Saanen x Oberhasli buckling

Ruth kidded in 2013 and is on extended lactation for 2014. We've retained her 2013 Oberhasli cross doeling.


Brothers' Walk

Nora

Ruggles Hill HHS Love's Nora
dob 05 March 2012

LA
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

 

Julia's Dam

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


Mavis

Mavis

 

Araby-Farm AHRB Mavis
dob 23 Feb 2013

 

Mavis

Above: Mavis, almost 1 yo, pregnant
Right: Mavis sunning with Edith

Mavis is bred to Araby-Farm CCA Arlo.


Chloe

Meg

 

Ruggles Hill HHS Gwynne's Meg
dob 09 Apr 2013

 

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

 

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
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
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
2015 +VEV 84

Darwin

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

 


 

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