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Flat Rocks Miracle Max
Sire: Gladys Porter Zoo Leprechaun (Goodwood Z Ali Babba +*S x Gladys Porter Zoo Aquarius)

Dam: Flat Rocks Masquerade (Flat Rocks Mighty Mike x MCH Flat Rocks Surprise *D)

DOB 2/16/06 extended pedigree

(Photo by D. Gotthardt.)The birth of this buck really was a miracle--his 14 year old sire was supposed to be sterile, and his elderly dam had been retired from breeding. However, grandma and grampa had other ideas. Both parents are a tribute to longevity in the breed. I really like the elegance of this buck, though he does persist in adopting the typical butt-tucked, stubborn buck position in the show ring. One of Max's first daughters, Ocean Spray Catch the Wave, earned her AR and milk star as a 2-year old on her first freshening. On lease at Charlie's Acres.

Show Record : 1 x RGCH (ADGA, judge Pete Snyder, May 2009)

CH Flat Rocks Sirius Black
Sire: Irish Whisper Harry Potter (Gay-Mor's Lucky Northrup King x Gay-Mor's RA Wood Nymph)

Dam: Flat Rocks She's a Keeper (Goodwood Henry Matisse x Flat Rocks Princess)

DOB 8/25/06
extended pedigree LA 2009 V+V 85, 2010, +VV 85, 2011 ++V 82

Sirius is loosely line bred on Raising Arizona, with some Gem and Luck ofthe Draw thrown in for good measure. I was stunned when I peeled off his hair before hauling him off to a 3 ring buck show in May, 2012...I thought he was quite gorgeous, and the judges obviously agreed with me. His toes are so tight that I almost could not get the clippers between them to trim the hair there, and he has amazingly soft skin, velvet-fine hair, wide flat ribbing, tight shoulders and elbows, and the most beautiful profile. To top it off, he has a sweet, gentle personality to go with his great looks. Although he doesn't have the highest LA scores, in 3 appraisals he has in fact earned Vs in EVERY structural category except rump (+), and numerical scores equal to or above 25 in all the linear traits...just never all from the same appraiser in the same year.

Show Record : shown 3 times; 3 x 1st, 3 x GCH buck and BOB (Lynn Benedict, Jeremy Lezniak, and Lynn Fleming, May, 2012), 1 x Best Buck in Show (Lynn Fleming, May, 2012)

CH Flat Rocks Tuan EEE 90
Sire : Flat Rocks Gem (Flat Rocks Mighty Fine x MCH Flat Rocks Surprise *D 'E')
Dam: Flat Rocks My Shadow (Flat Rocks Pyrite x Flat Rocks Image)

DOB 2/6/07
extended pedigree LA 2011 EEE 90

(Photo by Declan Dean) This lovely polled boy is strong in several areas that our breed really needs, particularly his wide, flat, level rump, tight shoulders and elbows, nice rear angulation, great length of body, and general openness. What's even more remarkable about him is his pedigree, which largely consists of the great Flat Rocks Gem (75%)--pretty near as close as we could get to having the grand old man standing here himself. Tuan's dam, My Shadow (who was also the dam of our Flat Rocks Penumbra) had the highest, most open escutcheon I have ever personally seen on a goat.

Show Record : 3 x GCH (May, 2010, Tom Considine, Ed Cavanaugh; May, 2011, Patricia Ricotta), 2 x RGCH

Caesar's Villa BB Rebel Yell *S
Sire: Caesar's Villa FL Brat in Barn *S (Caesar's Villa PL Golden Flame *S x ARMCH Caesar's Villa STS Bridget *D)

Dam: ARMCH Caesar's Villa STS Suthrn Bell 2*D ( ARMCH Caesar's Villa CBS Stetson ++*S x Stonewall's Serena *D AR)

DOB 5/2/07
extended pedigree (Photo by Lorene Toth)

Well, I really did not need another buck, but I could not pass this boy up. I have really wanted to bring in someone who embodies the Stonewall's Midnight Cowboy/Goodwood Mindy cross, but I felt that I was at my limit--so when my good friend Lorene Toth at Sunnydale Farm asked me where she should look for a great buck, I told her to buy what I thought I had the willpower not to--something linebred on Stetson. She contacted Sharon McCarty, and the result was twin bucklings--both of whom ended up with Lorene. The fact that one of them is now here is a gift beyond price. Rebel can trace his descent from royal dam lines, being the son of a Reserve AGS National Champion Stetson daughter (Suthrn, 2003; she was also 8 x BU and 8 x BOB) and the grandson of a National Champion Stetson daughter(Bridget, 2004) Both Suthrn and Bridget have prodigious milk records as well: in 2004 Suthrn milked 2.11 21 1/8 305 1057 67 6.3 45 4.3, and Bridget milked 5.0 21 1/8  302 1049 73 7.0 43 4.6, for an average of 3.5 lbs of milk per day over a 305 day lactation for each. Those records earned them both spots on the AGS Top Ten list for 305 day test that year--Suthrn in 5th place for milk, 6th for protein and 7th for butterfat, and Bridget in 6th place for milk, and 4th for both protein and butterfat. And for icing on the cake, yes, that is a big lovely moonspot in the middle of his back. Thank you so much, Sharon McCarty, for breeding this beautiful boy and his brother Southern Comfort, and words cannot express my thanks to Lorene for offering me the "other brother"!!

Here is a rear view of Suthrn Bell from Caesar's Villa's winning breeders trio entry at the 2004 AGS National Show.

Show Record : 1 x RGCH (May, 2010, Heart of Maine DGA, Tom Considine)

Dragonfly G Mighty King Asa
Sire: ARMCH Twin Creeks BW Giacomo Puccini +*S E (MCH Twin Creeks BH Bay Watch +*S E x MCH-CH Twin Creeks WB Madam Butterfly 2*D 'VG')
Dam: Twin Creeks AH Chiaroscuro 3*D E (PGCH/MCH Little Rascals American Hero +S x MCH Twin Creeks BW Fantasea 2*D)
DOB 9/18/07
extended pedigree

(Photo courtesyofAddie Pepoli, Proctor Hill Farm) When this kid was born I thought he was one of the prettiest bucks we had produced, and he knew it very well...what a big personality. I am so happy that he has made his way back here. He has not had very many kids for us yet, but those he has produced possess real pizzazz, as well as beautiful wide flat rumps and gorgeous rear angulation. Udders TBD, but with his dam and paternal grand dam, I will be very surprised if they are anything but capacious with lovely attachments.

Show Record : 2 x RGCH, 1 x GCH

Dragonfly HFX Aragorn (Ranger )
Sire: MCH/CH Dawnland Tabby's Halifax (Rosasharn Tom's Water Tabby *S x Stonewall's India Wilkes)
Dam: Dragonfly IH Electra (PromisedLand Incredible Hunk *S x Twin Creeks WB Summer Blonde)
May, 2014
DOB 5/28/09
extended pedigree

(Bottom photo by Declan Dean) When I decided to keep Dante here, I decided in turn to sell this beautiful buckling, with the promise that he would be sold back to me on request...I am deeply grateful to Rebecca who graciously agreed to send him back home in the wake of his sire's death. I have big, big plans for this guy this season. To me he looks like he will be the spitting image of his sire--even dirty, unclipped, and in rut he is lovely to look at.

Show Record : not yet shown

TX Twin Creeks PKM Avatar *S
Sire: Piddlin Acres PV Pokemon *S (Twin Creeks BW Peaceful Voyage *S VG x MCH/CH Piddlin Acres Picachu *D E)
Dam: MCH Gay-Mor's JJU Nonpareil 3*D E (Gay-Mor Berry's Johnny Jump-Up +*S x Gay-Mor Tut's Lorna Doone 2*D)
DOB 12/22/09
extended pedigree

I am very excited about our new herd sire--he is very similar in breeding to our favorite Pacifica, as well as some of the most successful herd sires in the breed (see Twin Creeks BW Montego Bay, Rebel w/out a Cause, Fathom This, and Brown Dirt Cowboy, among others, and for a real thrill, Google their daughters...) They are all very very prepotent producers of strong udder floors, high rear udders, and especially, that near perfect teat placement that is still far too rare in the breed--I am really looking forward to some beautiful udders . Avatar has some really nice daughters from 2011 that have freshened with cookie-cutter identical gorgeous udders.

Show Record : 3 x 1st place, 2 x RGCH out of 3 times shown against the big boys, May, 2012; 4 x RGCH, May, 2013.

Dragonfly HFX Halcyon
Sire: MCH/CH Dawnland Tabby's Halifax (Rosasharn Tom's Water Tabby *S x Stonewall's India Wilkes)
Dam: Dragonfly HFX Vesta (MCH/CH Dawnland Tabby's Halifax x Dragonfly M Kestrel)
DOB 3/1/10
extended pedigree LA not yet done

Okay, this guy ought to be Halifax come again...but at least at first glance, he sure is not. In fact, he is a very unprepossessing little guy, though he is absolutely the most lovey boy in the buck pen. However, as they say, it's not how they look but what they do, so hopefully we will see what he can do this spring.

I wanted to leave what I wrote above, now that I finally have a mature clipped picture of this little guy--he has turned out very well, I think. He's still the shortest guy in the buck pen, (and still the sweetest), but he is beautifully put together. A sleeper that I believe I should be using much more.

Show Record : not yet shown

Dragonfly HFX Calgary
Sire: MCH/CH Dawnland Tabby's Halifax (Rosasharn Tom's Water Tabby *S x Stonewall's India Wilkes)
Dam: Doe-Sy-Doe SW Daffodil *D AR (Doe-Sy-Doe FS Storm Warning x Doe-Sy-Doe's Honeysuckle Rose E 90.2)
DOB 3/1/10
extended pedigree LA not yet done

Full brother to Demeter, and a very dignified and beautiful guy.

Show Record : not yet shown

Algedi Farm MH Solaris
Sire: Algedi Farm Manuka Honey (Twin Creeks BW Montego Bay +*S *B x CH Rosasharn's UMT Tupelo Honey 4*D)
Dam: CH Rosasharn's TL Zenith 3*D (ARMCH Rosasharn's Tiger L +*S 'E' x ARMCH Rosasharn's Eclipse 2*D)
DOB 3/1/10
extended pedigree LA: not yet done

(Photo courtesy of Addie and Joe Pepoli, Proctor Hill Farm) Solaris represents the extreme in dairy character, with very lean thighs and an elegant profile. The udders behind him are very strong, and his pedigree includes one of my very favorite crosses in the Nigerian breed, Baywatch to Nonpareil. I am expecting very strong udder attachments and a lot of elegance from his kids.

Show Record : not yet shown

Dragonfly HFX Hallelujah
Sire: MCH/CH Dawnland Tabby's Halifax (Rosasharn Tom's Water Tabby *S x Stonewall's India Wilkes)
Dam: Twin Creeks AH Chiaroscuro 3*D E (PGCH/MCH Little Rascals American Hero +S x MCH Twin Creeks BW Fantasea 2*D)
DOB 5/29/10
extended pedigree LA 2011 VVV; V

Polled. I just love this little guy, even though he doesn't like to help us photograph him. More impressive in person than this picture shows. He has a lot of kids coming this spring of 2012.

Show Record : 4 x 1st, 3 x Jr GCH, 1 x Jr RGCH

Dragonfly IH Poseidon
Sire: PromisedLand Incredible Hunk (ARMCH Twin Creeks LS Luck of the Draw +*S E x MCH Gay-Mor's RA Nightowl 2*D)
Dam: CH Flat Rocks Charybdis (Flat Rocks Gem x Flat Rocks Sea Siren)
DOB 5/6/11
extended pedigree  

Not our most endearing personality, but beautiful all the same. Here's hoping for lots of little JoJo udders running around here.

Flat Rocks Holy Bull
Sire: Flat Rocks Heir Apparent (MCH Flat Rocks Fox Fire E x MCH Flat Rocks Surprise *D 'E')
Dam: Flat Rocks Holy Cow (Flat Rocks Gem x Flat Rocks Holy Terror)
DOB 1/11/11
extended pedigree  

Our newest outside herd sire, and a beautiful boy he is, as well as sweet and docile. Just love his first kids here, and I am keeping quite a few. I am sure that one look will tell you why.

Dragonfly HLU Nikola Tesla
Sire: Dragonfly HFX Hallucination (MCH/CH Dawnland Tabby's Halifax x ARMCH Flat Rocks Here For The Party *D E)
Dam: Dragonfly IH Electra (PromisedLand Incredible Hunk *S x Twin Creeks WB Summer Blonde)
DOB 8/9/12
extended pedigree  

Finally a photo of Nikola, looking a little naked at the Altamont Buck show, 2014, where he won his class several times.

 

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