Her dam has a nice FF udder. Not as capacious as I like, but I'm tough to please :lol: So for her, her udder could look like that when she's bagged, or pretty much the same, just fuller, that why I don't critique them when they aren't at least bagged up to some firmness.
That would throw a wrench in the works, wouldn't it? :lol: Curly ruined Fancy's udder the first day because I was too tired to catch her again and milk out her left side, so it's a little bigger than the right because it stretched. It's not super noticeable, but I notice it, and that's enough for me to keep her out of a show ring. That and my gosh she's a gawky yearling :lol: Those rear legs belong to something of more stature :lol:
She is really easy to milk though, tonight was her first night on the stand, didn't kick, just raised her leg a few times. Great texture, and orifices for milking though.
You basically just have to let it stretch and feed them well, milk 2x a day on time, and milk long lactation's. And I'm skeptical of that..... I know what an udder that milks that much looks like :lol: So I wouldn't believe it unless you've seen more pictures, seen her milked, milked her yourself, or there is a record with adga on that.
Athena is the FF right? Her great great granddam Pepsi Twist never milked more than 16lbs, which is 2 gallons. Her dams sires dam Survivor topped at 13.5lbs in her life. You can't get a 20lb a day milker from 13.5 and 16lbs, doesn't work that way :lol:
That is surprising then, they should have her on test. Did you milk her when she was at peak? She's either a doe that milks down to nothing, or just keeps letting down once you start milking. How many freshenings did she have then?