DNA Typed, Parent Verified
G6S: Normal (N/N)
Alpha S1 Casein: A/B
Scrapie Variant: NS/QQ
Velvet’s Progeny in our Herd
BLACK, CREAM TRIM, SILVER EARS
Velvet is like a carbon copy of her dam, Ebony. If they aren’t in the same area I have to look closely to see which one it is. When I think of Velvet all I can think of is how dairy she is. She is built in a way that I know she will put milk in the bucket. She milks very well with a tightly attached, lovely udder. To top it all off, she is an excellent momma. 🙂 Gotta love that!
In 2022, Velvet scored Very Good in Dairy Strength, Body (capacity), and Mammary; and Good Plus in Shoulder Assembly, Front Legs, Rear Legs, Feet, Rump, and General Appearance. Her final score was VG86 +VVV. LA: September 20, 2022.
Linear Appraisal Score
2022: 02-05 VG86 +VVV (JW)
2023: 03-02 VG89 VVEE (DL)
AGS Classification Scores
We also participate in the American Goat Society’s Classification program. In classification, an animal is given a final percentage score based on 100 being perfect. In addition, each area of the animal is evaluated and assigned points based on how close that part comes to being ideal. For example, if an animal is given four (4) points out of the allotted five (5) on teats, that is 80%, and the owner knows that the teats on that animal are only 80% of the ideal. The Classifier inputs the score of each area of the body into an app on their phone. After they finish, the program calculates the final score, which the Classifier tells you right away. AGS sends you the score breakdown via email within a day or two, but I had my score breakdown much faster than that. The following pdf is the score breakdown.
2023: 03-02 Very Good (VG) 87.1
DHIR (milk test) Results
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Herd #34-00-5007. Index #23.
* In Progress
Velvet earned her 5*M designation as a First Freshener in 2021. She earned her *M in the butterfat and protein categories.
Velvet earned her AR on our August 28, 2022 milk test. The AR award provides all of her bucklings with his *B designation as long as his sire is a *B or +B.
Her sire, *B Land of Havilah Triumph, EX90 VEE. Triumph has made a huge impact on our herd. He is the result of our 2013 AI adventure of breeding ShekinahGlory to SGCH ++*B Wingwood Farm Finding Atlantis LA: 03-05 EX91 VEE, and he is everything I hoped for and more. Atlantis greatly improved breed character ears, and I think he also moved the thurls higher and forward.
Triumph excels in Shoulder Assembly, Front Legs, Rear Legs, Dairy Strength, and Body Capacity. He is very good in Back, Rump, and General Appearance.
Ebony is an AI breeding out of our Aurora and the absolutely amazing *Elite Buck*, ++*B SGCH J&R Spirit’s HT-K Kaitai! I chose Kaitai in the hopes of adding width and stacking more production, and I’m excited to say that Ebony freshened with a gorgeous, well attached mammary system and she is milking like a champ!
Ebony scored an Excellent in Udder Texture, and Very Good in Rear Legs, Rump, Dairy Strength, and Mammary. (LA: September 14, 2019) Now if I can just get her to pose nicely for a decent picture it would be amazing! 😉
Pictures of Velvet
Disease Test Results
Please visit our Biosecurity Test Results page to see our herdwide test results back to 2006.
Genetic Test Results
Here are the official test results straight from the lab. You can verify them yourself by clicking this link and inputting the case and report # (found in the pdf’s) to see the reports on the UC Davis (VGL) site.