Some does to consider...

Discussion in 'Goat Frenzy' started by pennylullabelle, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. pennylullabelle

    pennylullabelle New Member

    What do you think of these pedigrees? No pics yet, just looking at lines. Thanks for any help

    Copper Penny RR Blue

    S: Twin Creeks WB Romeo Red *S E
    SS: MCH Goodwood Weisbaden +* S E
    SD: MCH Twin Creeks Midsumernitedream
    D: Ponders End MTB Glitter
    DS: Twin Creeks PD Moneyinthe Bank
    DD: MCH Ponders End Maximun Praise E

    CRF Castle Rock Thumper
    S: Twin Creeks BW Montego Bay +*S
    SS: MCH Twin Creeks BH Bay Watch ++*S E
    SD: MCH Gay-Mor's JJU Nonpareil 4*D E
    D: Piddlin Acres Liebshen
    DS: ARMCH Goodwood Weisbaden ++*S E
    DD: Woodhaven Farms Moondancer *D E

    Mystiques RHB Shiloh
    S: Twin Creeks RA Red Hot N Blue
    SS: Piddlin Acres Red Adair
    SD: Flat Rocks American Beauty
    D: Sugar Pine Grand Illusion
    DS: Flat Rocks MS Sudden Illusion
    DD: OTR Juniper's Guinevere
  2. TinyHoovesRanch

    TinyHoovesRanch New Member

    BAY WATCH!!!! great goat there :drool:

  3. capriola-nd

    capriola-nd New Member

    Jul 6, 2008
    Northwest Oregon
    Nice lines but that doesn't mean they combined well to produce lovely goats. I have a Red Hot N Blue daughter and she is very, very dairy and correct in just about every way - BUT, her medial could have more definition and her fore udder could be more extended, also it'd be nice if her teats were bigger. Improvements in these areas seen in her daughter's udder.
  4. Idahodreamer

    Idahodreamer Senior Member

    I have a doe who goes back to Rosasharn Uni on both sides, however, her dam's udder was very loosely attached. :(
    Although I am crossing my fingers for a nicer udder from my girl, she will most likely fallow her mommy's suit.
  5. KW Farms

    KW Farms Moderator Supporting Member

    Jun 21, 2008
    Wapato, WA
    Pedigree wise, they sound nice. But pedigrees don't make the goat. ;)
  6. pennylullabelle

    pennylullabelle New Member

    Thanks for the input so far everyone! And I definitely agree, pedigree is only part of the journey! What the parents produced when their genetics combined and the overall conformation of the does matters more. I guess I'll find out more when I meet them tomorrow.
  7. heathersboers

    heathersboers New Member

    Sep 5, 2008
    Wilson N.C.
    We look at papers too-But some of our nicest built goats have the least "ennoblements" on their papers. Good luck choosing!!!
  8. pennylullabelle

    pennylullabelle New Member

    You want me to get Thumper so you can steal her when we stop for gas and I'm not looking!! hehehe
  9. TinyHoovesRanch

    TinyHoovesRanch New Member

    No.... of course not.... THAT thought never crossed my mind.... :shrug:

    BUT when she goes missing it WASNT MEEEEEE....

  10. pennylullabelle

    pennylullabelle New Member

    Hahaha I'm gunna tell her you said that. Oh yeah, I would totally rat you out. Muh hah hah
  11. TinyHoovesRanch

    TinyHoovesRanch New Member

    I thought...... I thought we were BLOODS!!!!

    Im gonna remember this!!!

    MEH.....How about I just steal Jumper and run away!!
  12. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Member

    Oct 19, 2009
    I also like Thumper's lines. Good luck with whatever you chose :D
  13. pennylullabelle

    pennylullabelle New Member

    I decided not to get Blue, but got Thumper and Shiloh. I'll post pictures soon. They are still settling in :)

    I feel like I am really still learning, but like I could trust my eye enough to determine if these girls were what I was looking for! Thanks for all the help! Both are just 2 and haven't freshened yet, so I am going to breed them soon for summer kids!
  14. SDK

    SDK New Member

    Jun 26, 2008
    Yucaipa ca
    why didn't you get blue?? IMO that's the best pedigree listed.. and i've met both her parents and her dam's grandparents
  15. TinyHoovesRanch

    TinyHoovesRanch New Member

    I guess Blue hasnt been putting any weight on and i think thats why amanda didnt want to risk it
  16. StaceyRosado

    StaceyRosado Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2007
    just remember that summer is hard on them when pregnant and birthing especially and a summer kidding can cause kids to be less thrifty and they tend to get parasites easier.
  17. pennylullabelle

    pennylullabelle New Member

    I am reserving Blue pending a clean bill of health. I just didn't want to bring her home just yet. Since her current owner knows her well she would be able to better recognize "odd" behavior if something does develop with Blue. It's winter, she's low on the chain of command, and it could very well be nothing. I just wanted to do what is best for her and make sure she is healthy :) I'll keep you posted on if she joins my herd!

    Snapped a quick few shots of the girls. Thumper is the buckskin, Shiloh the white with spots.

  18. KW Farms

    KW Farms Moderator Supporting Member

    Jun 21, 2008
    Wapato, WA
    They're very pretty...congrats!! Shiloh sure has some neat markings!