First Fresheners

Our 5  first freshening does were sired by Castle Rock Clark’s Nutcracker and each of them earned their junior leg in 2016. Judges did not know all of these does were sisters, and they were surprised at how similar they were, stating that the placings were nearly interchangeable. Once they earned their legs, I let them know why they were so similar. They’ve been described as “powerful, yet sharp” , “incredible width between the hocks” and “showing great body capacity for their age”. Three of the does are daughters of SGCH Castle Rock Breakin My Heart 6M VEEE 90 and two of them, daughters of CRF Castle Rock Scarlet 2M Flax VEEE 90.

ADGA pedigrees can easily be viewed by clicking their name. Other names linked here will lead you to a photo.

Harley Hillside Hungry Heart ++V+84

HungryHeart-2yoFF

1 x GCH Jr., 2 x RGCH Jr.

DOB 3/29/15

Sire: Castle Rock Clark’s Nutcracker ( CRF Castle Rock Harvest Moon *S x CH-MCH-PGCH Cloverdale YJ Blue Raven VEEE 90)

DamSGCH Castle Rock Breakin My Heart 6M VEEE 90 (SG Castle Rock Cleveland Sage +BS 2015 Elite Buck x  GCH/ARMCH Algedi Farm S Honey Heart 1M 5*D VVEV 87)

I really wanted a doe kid out of Brie. When this doe made an appearance alongside another doe, I was doubly excited. For some reason, I limited myself to retaining 1 instead of both doe kids. This doe is so wide, so much width between the hocks, strong legs and a voracious appetite. Yes, it appears, appetite might be genetic because this little thing is just like her dam. If she could speak, you would hear her say “Hey, what’s that, put it in my mouth, hey, why isn’t it in my mouth yet (nomnomnom)”. Which is fine by me, my girls who eat, can surely put it in the pail.

We repeated this breeding and in 2016, two more does and a buck were born. She will freshen along with her sisters in 2017.

Harley Hillside Black Dahlia VVEV 86  Dahlia-1yoFF

1 x GCH Jr.

DOB 1/21/16

Sire: Castle Rock Clark’s Nutcracker ( CRF Castle Rock Harvest Moon *S x CH-MCH-PGCH Cloverdale YJ Blue Raven VEEE 90)

Dam: CRF Castle Rock Scarlet Flax 2M 2D AR2462 VEEE 90 (SG Fairlea Barnaby Rudge *S x ARMCH/CH/PGCH Esperanza WS Sara *D’VG’)

Dahlia earned her dry leg in the very first ring she stepped in. A very dairy doe with nice length of body, angularity and exceptional width between the hocks. Not to mention, a stunning black doe, with blue eyes, along with a very dense coat that doesn’t make her look like a naked mole-rat when freshly shaved. Certainly a nice bonus!

Harley Hillside Red Sunflower VVE+84

Sunflower-1yoFF1 x GCH Jr., 4 x RGCH Jr.

DOB 1/21/16

Sire: Castle Rock Clark’s Nutcracker ( CRF Castle Rock Harvest Moon *S x CH-MCH-PGCH Cloverdale YJ Blue Raven VEEE 90)

Dam: CRF Castle Rock Scarlet Flax 2M 2D AR2462 VEEE 90 (SG Fairlea Barnaby Rudge *S x ARMCH/CH/PGCH Esperanza WS Sara *D’VG’)

Sunflower is a very dairy doe very feminine and stylish little doe. She was retained along with her sister because she moves with such grace. She’s a bit more refined than her sister. When the judges have been able to actually witness this, she moved to the head of her class. Otherwise, she placed behind her paternal sisters Chai and Cocoa.

Harley Hillside iHeart Chai VVV+85

Chai-1yoFF1 x GCH Jr., 4 x RGCH Jr.

DOB 1/22/16

Sire: Castle Rock Clark’s Nutcracker ( CRF Castle Rock Harvest Moon *S x CH-MCH-PGCH Cloverdale YJ Blue Raven VEEE 90)

DamSGCH Castle Rock Breakin My Heart 6M VEEE 90 (SG Castle Rock Cleveland Sage +BS 2015 Elite Buck x  GCH/ARMCH Algedi Farm S Honey Heart 1M 5*D VVEV 87)

Chai is one of the two doe kids we kept this year out of her dam. With 3 RCGH wins her first show weekend and a GCH her second weekend, we are quite pleased. She’s a repeat breeding of Hungry Heart. While she’s wider in the front than this picture shows, it was the best one after a long weekend of showing. Showing quite a bit of depth of body already, with strong legs and feet. You’ll usually find her at the hay feeder, along with her dam, and older sister.

Harley Hillside iHeart Cocoa +VE+ 84

Cocoa-1yoFF1 x GCH Jr.

DOB 1/22/16

Sire: Castle Rock Clark’s Nutcracker ( CRF Castle Rock Harvest Moon *S x CH-MCH-PGCH Cloverdale YJ Blue Raven VEEE 90)

DamSGCH Castle Rock Breakin My Heart 6M VEEE 90 (SG Castle Rock Cleveland Sage +BS 2015 Elite Buck x  GCH/ARMCH Algedi Farm S Honey Heart 1M 5*D VVEV 87)

Cocoa is second of two doe kids we kept this year out of her dam. She’s nearly identical in body type to Chai, just a smidge shorter. I like her brisket extension and body capacity. She’s certainly the calmer of the two and always wants to be in my lap.

2017-Linear-Appraisal

 

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