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GCH Dragonfly IH Peregrine *D 1*M AR 2629 LA EVEE 90
Sire: PromisedLand Incredible Hunk *S (ARMCH Twin Creeks LS Luck of the Draw +*S E x MCH Gay-Mor's RA Nightowl 2*D)
Dam: Dragonfly FC I Declare! (Flat Rocks Funny Cide' x Dragonfly M Kestrel VG)
July, 2016, at the ADGA National Show, Harrisburg, PA. Photo by Kim Enos, Enos Farms August, 2014
DOB 7/25/08 extended pedigree LA 2010 +VE+ 83, 2011 VEVE 90, 2014 EVEE 90

2016 Reserve National CH

An AGS Top Ten milker for 2012!

(Ribht photo by Declan Dean) Another long, elegant, striking Hunk daughter. Described by Lynn Fleming as "the most beautiful Nigerian Dwarf doe I have ever seen," just before she awarded her the Best Jr Doe in Show rosette in Windsor, Maine, May, 2009. As a kid she was breathtaking and extremely unfriendly, but has calmed down considerably since she kidded and joined the milking string. Her udder is a joy to milk, with outstanding attachments and huge teats. For more photos and information, including udder photos, click here to go to her page.

Show record: 7 x 1st, 3 x GCH Jr (Lynn Fleming, Lynn Benedict, and Pete Snyder, May, 2009), 1 x BJrDIS (Lynn Fleming, May, 2009), 3 x GCH (Lynn Fleming, Lynn Benedict, and Jeremy Lezniak, Early Spring Shows, May, 2012)

SG Dragonfly MX Ariane 1*M LA EEEE 91
Sire: Flat Rocks Miracle Max (Gladys Porter Zoo Leprechaun x Flat Rocks Masquerade)

Dam: ARMCH Fairlea Ariadne *D E (Stonewall's Apocalypse Now +*S x Fairlea Rona)

DOB 8/14/08 extended pedigree 2011 EEEV 90, 2013 V+VV 87, 2015 EEEE 91

One of our first Max daughters, and she is a beauty. Ariadne had a banner year in 2008, appraising EEEE 91 and finishing her ARMCH at the age of 9 years young. Ariane appears to be following in her dam's footsteps, appraising 90 as a second freshener and 91 as a 6th freshener. For more photos and information, click here to go to her page.

Show record: not yet shown

Algedi Farm SHH Apogee 4*M VEVE 90
Sire: CH Algedi Farm Smokin' Hot Honey *S (CH Algedi Farm H Drops of Jupiter *S 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 'E', 2*M)

DOB 3/27/09
extended pedigree LA 2010 AV+, +; 2011 +V+A 78, 2012 +EVE 88, 2013 +EVE 86, 2015 VEVE 90

(Photo by Declan Dean) Apogee is a total love. She had a very successful show career as a yearling, consistently winning large classes and racking up several reserves before capturing the coveted GCH. She freshened the first time with an udder that was pretty uneven, which was reflected in her LA score, but I believe it was a mastitis issue rather than the structural issue the appraiser decided on. Vindication occurred in her second freshening, when she received a much more appropriate final score of 88 with an E in mammary, as well as a 2nd leg towards her CH. I have no doubts about this doe whatsoever. For more photos and information, click here to go to her page.

Show record: 4 x 1st, 3 RGCH Jr Doe (ADGA, Lynn Fleming, New Boston, NH, June, 2010; Anna Thompson, Southern Vermont, July, 2010, Joe Pilo, Topsfield Fair October, 2010), 1 x GCH Jr Doe (Joe Pilo, Topsfield Fair, October, 2010), 1 x GCH Sr Doe (Bob Bartholomew, Topsfield Fair, October, 2012)

Dragonfly AP Chloris
Sire: Doe-Sy-Doe's TA Appomattox (Stonewall's Turner Ashby x Doe-Sy-Doe's Tiger's L'ily *D AR)

Dam: Doe-Sy-Doe's Honeysuckle Rose E 90.2 (ARMCH Goodwood Tom Thumb +*S x MCH Stonewall's L'il Honeysuckle E 90.1)

DOB 3/28/09
extended pedigree 2013 V+EE 88

Chloris is linebred on MCH Stonewall's L'il Honeysuckle E, full sister to our favorite ancestor, Raising Arizona, as well as on Arizona himself, and her patented red coloring is consistent with that background. Named after the Greek goddess of flowers. For more pictures and information, including udder pictures, click here to visit her page.

Show record: 1 x GCH, (Topsfield Fair 2016, judge Brianna DesFosses)

Brush Hill's Gretel
Sire: Moon Spinner's Mars Bar (Hayseed Farm's GGG Suncatcher x Gay-Mor's RA Nigella)

Dam: Morning Mist Minis Double Take (Old Mountain Farm Noble x Green Gate Xerox)

DOB 4/6/09
extended pedigree LA

(Photos courtesy of Ruth Phillips) Gretel caught my eye when her owner posted her for sale or trade on Facebook--her udder is stunning, but she also has a very interesting old pedigree with some lines in common with our beloved Stonewall's Apocalypse Now. I am very glad she has arrived here. For more photos and information, click here to go to her page.

Show record: 1 x 1st, 1 x GCH Jr (ADGA, Ed Cavanaugh, May, 2010, SMDGA Spring)

Dragonfly HFX Yggdrasill (Egghead) 1*M EEEE 91
Sire: MCH/CH Dawnland Tabby's Halifax (Rosasharn Tom's Water Tabby *S x Stonewall's India Wilkes)

Dam: Dragonfly DR Harlequin (Flat Rocks Diamond Rio x Flat Rocks Salutations)

June, 2015
DOB 5/5/09
extended pedigree LA 2010 VEcV, V; 2011 VEVV 87, 2013 EVEV 89, 2014 VEEE 90, 2015, EEEE 91

Egghead is the prettiest daughter that Harley has ever given me, and she's turned out to be just what I hoped for--a scaled up, stretched out version of her dam. Obviously I didn't register her as Egghead, but I have come to realize that's what she is going to be called, whether I like it or not...that will teach me to give a kid a nickname; sometimes they stick. As a yearling, she drew the comment "Wow," from our 2010 Linear Appraiser. In 2011 she was part of our sweep of the top 3 places in the 2 year old class at the ADGA Nationals in Springfield, MA (3rd, behind CH Peregrine and eventual National Ch, Topaz). For more photos and information, click here to go to her page.

Show record: 1 x 1st, 1 x GCH Jr (ADGA, Ed Cavanaugh, May, 2010, SMDGA Spring)

Dragonfly RY Danube
Sire: Caesar's Villa BB Rebel Yell *S (Caesar's Villa FL Brat in Barn *S x ARMCH Caesar's Villa STS Suthrn Bell 2*D)

Dam: Dragonfly DR Danu (Flat Rocks Diamond Rio E x ARMCH Fairlea Ariadne *D E EEEE91)

June, 2015
April, 2016
DOB 5/5/09
extended pedigree LA 2015 VVVV 86

Danu returned home in 2014, and was a 6 year old first freshener in 2015. She was a beloved pet for her first 5 years, and as such is as sweet as the day is long. I was thrilled to get her back, as I have nothing from the lovely Danu, and all descendants of Ariadne are precious to me. I am also not sure that I can have too many Rebel daughters. Freshened with a very nice first udder for an old lady. Her second fresh udder has greatly increased capacity with the same nice attachments. For more pictures, click here to go to her page.

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Dragonfly RY Mardi Gras
Sire: Caesar's Villa BB Rebel Yell *S (Caesar's Villa FL Brat in Barn *S x ARMCH Caesar's Villa STS Suthrn Bell 2*D)
Dam: ARMCH Flat Rocks Here For The Party *D E (Flat Rocks Buried Treasure x Flat Rocks Party Time)
May, 2012
DOB 5/22/09
extended pedigree LA 2011 +++A 81, 2013 VEEV 88

(Side view photo courtesy of Addie Pepoli, On Mountain Thyme farm) Another returnee, and I'm thrilled to have her back. She really is a slightly smaller version of her dam; every time I see one or the other I have to look twice to tell them apart. For more pictures and information, click here to go to her page.

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Dragonfly HFX Somali 2*D 1*M AR 2631 LA VEVE 90
Sire: MCH/CH Dawnland Tabby's Halifax (Rosasharn Tom's Water Tabby *S x Stonewall's India Wilkes)

Dam: NC PromisedLand LD PussyWillow *D AR (ARMCH Twin Creeks LS Luck of the Draw +*S E x MCH Gay-Mor's LR Kitty's Meow 2*D E)

DOB 5/22/09
extended pedigree LA 2010 VEc+, V; 2012, VEEV 89, 2013 VEVE 90, 2014 V+EV 88 (stale)

(Left photo by George Gould, right photo by Declan Dean) Somali has one of the best rumps in the herd. As a mature doe, she still has gorgeous attachments and a bit more capacity. For more pictures and information, click here to go to her page.

Show record: 1 x 1st, 2 x RGCH, (Jeremy Lesniak, Sunny Sisters show, July 2012, Topsfield Fair, Justin Lesniak, October 2015)

GCH Dragonfly HFX Abyssinian 2*D 1*M AR 2632 LA VVEE 89
Sire: MCH/CH Dawnland Tabby's Halifax (Rosasharn Tom's Water Tabby *S x Stonewall's India Wilkes)

Dam: NC PromisedLand LD PussyWillow *D AR (ARMCH Twin Creeks LS Luck of the Draw +*S E x MCH Gay-Mor's LR Kitty's Meow 2*D E)

June, 2014
DOB 5/22/09 
extended pedigree LA 2010 VVV, V; 2012, VVEE 89, 2013 +EEV 87, 2014 VVEV 89, 2015 VEEV 89

(Photo by Declan Dean) Like all of our Hal kids, Abby is elegant, stretchy, and correct. Needs some remedial comportment lessons. Freshened the first time with mastitis on one side; that side never came into milk, so I did not get good pictures of her beautiful udder. Her udder now is lovely, and is interesting because it is held so tightly to her body and contains so little excess tissue that it looks smaller than it actually is. Abby finshed her permanent CH in style in 2014on her 4th freshening. For more pictures and information, click here to go to her page.

Show record: 1 x 1st Sr. yearling, 1 x RGCH Jr. Doe, 2 x GCH Sr (Blandford Fair, 9/3/12, Lynn Fleming, NHDGA show, New Boston NH, 6/1/14, Patricia Lynn Ricotta), 1 x RGCH (Sunny Sisters, Lancaster, MA, 6/14/14, Barb Norcross, restricted leg awarded)

Dragonfly RY Topaz
Sire: Caesar's Villa BB Rebel Yell *S (Caesar's Villa FL Brat in Barn *S x ARMCH Caesar's Villa STS Suthrn Bell 2*D)
Dam: Flat Rocks Tiger's Eye (Flat Rocks Gem x Chisolm Trail Mystique)
June, 2011
DOB 6/2/09
extended pedigree LA 2011 VEEE 89 (highest score allowed), 2013 VAVV 86, 2015 VVEV 89

(Photos by Declan Dean) I really wanted to see how this Flat Rocks/Stetson cross would work out, although truth be told it's not an outcross but actually a rather nice linebreeding on Alamo Messenger and one of his daughters, Goodwood Mermaid. We now have 3 nearly identical plain chocolate chami does with almost no white at all...and she produced yet another generation of beautiful chocolate chami does by Hunk this year. She also produced a nearly flawless first udder. All this was enough to earn her the title of ADGA National Champion in 2011. In explaining why the judges chose do the almost unprecedented and award the National Champion medal to 2 year old Topaz, judge Lauren Acton said, "Yes, she's young, but that's her only flaw--she's young." High praise indeed. For more pictures and information, click here to go to her page.

Show record: Many times 1st place, 2 x RGCH, 1 x GCH (2011 ADGA National Champion, Lauren Acton and Meghan Treadway-Carter)

Dragonfly HFX Kyrie VEVE 90
Sire: MCH/CH Dawnland Tabby's Halifax (Rosasharn Tom's Water Tabby *S x Stonewall's India Wilkes)

Dam: Kannah Creek SF Kaya *D VG (Twin Creeks BW Solar Flare *S x Gay-Mor's Lucky Monarda)

May, 2012
DOB 4/4/10
extended pedigree LA 2011 VVV+ 85, 2013 V+EV 88, 2015 VEVE 90

I just love this beautiful, sweet doe, sired by my favorite buck and in my absolute favorite color. We tragically lost her dam and her brother, so I am even more grateful that I still have this doe in my barn. Freshened at 10 months old with a beautiful little (very little)udder, though an appropriate size for a doe so young. Her second freshening produced an udder with beautiful bloom, which enabled her to beat out her herdmate National CH Topaz all three times they were shown together. For more photos and information, click here to go to her page.

Show record: 3 x 1st

Dragonfly HFX  Ishtar
Sire: MCH/CH Dawnland Tabby's Halifax (Rosasharn Tom's Water Tabby *S x Stonewall's India Wilkes)

Dam: Doe-Sy-Doe's Tiger's L'ily *D (ARMCH Rosasharn's Tiger L + *S E x MCH Stonewall's L'il Honeysuckle E 90.1)

 
DOB 6/5/10
extended pedigree LA 2011 V+V+ 84, 2012 A+V+ 82, 2013 ++VV 85

(Photos by Declan Dean) Ishtar is a beautiful doe. Really. Not sure what the appraisers are seeing here that is so inferior. But the truth is, once a doe has a beautiful udder (and make no mistake, once Ishtar gets the capacity her pedigree predicts, this is going to be a very beautiful udder) somehow the scores in the other areas of the scorecard grow to match. This doe ain't going anywhere. For more photos and information, click here to go to her page.

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Dragonfly HFX Aurum
Sire: MCH/CH Dawnland Tabby's Halifax (Rosasharn Tom's Water Tabby *S x Stonewall's India Wilkes)

Dam: Flat Rocks Galena (Flat Rocks Gem x 5 Alarm Prism)

DOB 2/26/10
extended pedigree LA 2013 VEEV 88

Galena has been a bit of a sleeper in our herd, not being shown much due to some trouble getting her ADGA registration, but she is just as nice as you'd expect a Gem daughter out of one of Sunni's favorite does to be, and I can't wait to see how she combined with the very prepotent Halifax. Aurum has turned out very well, and was one of our 2013 appraisers' favorite does. For more pictures and information, including udder pictures, click here to visit her page.

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Dragonfly HFX Demeter VEVV 89
Sire: MCH/CH Dawnland Tabby's Halifax (Rosasharn Tom's Water Tabby *S x Stonewall's India Wilkes)
Dam: Doe-Sy-Doe SW Daffodil  (Doe-Sy-Doe FS Storm Warning x Doe-Sy-Doe's Honeysuckle Rose E 90.2)
June, 2015
DOB 3/1/10
extended pedigree LA 2013 VVVV 89, 2015, VEVV 89

Possibly because she is a fairly petite doe, Demeter always seems to get a bit overlooked, but she is actually lovely, and deserves more exposure going forward. For more pictures and information, including udder pictures, click here to visit her page.

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Sire: Dragofnly DR Bacchus (Flat Rocks Diamond Rio x Dragonfly IH Aphrodite)
DOB 3/9/10
extended pedigree LA 2012 ++E+ 83 (appraised milked out--oops), 2013 VVEE 89

After I almost lost Deirdre in 2011 to a horrible, possibly gangrene mastitis, I was very glad that I had retained this doe who was orginally supposed to be sold. She takes after her granddam Aphrodite in body type, which means long and elegant, with the gorgeous Ariadne rump structure, but she is also petite like her grandsire Rio, which is good because Aphrodite is pushing the stick. Should be a lot of milk here as well. Her first udder was very similar to Deirdre's, both in shape and capacity, though she has a much higher escutcheon, and her rear udder is higher as a consequence. As a second freshener she is one of my new favorites...Like her dam she is both powerful and dairy, with a beautiful, capacious second udder. For more photos and information, click here to go to her page.

Show record: 1 x RGCH (Barnstable Fair, 7/2015, Bob Bartholomew)

Dragonfly HFX Luna Lovegood

Sire: MCH/CH Dawnland Tabby's Halifax (Rosasharn Tom's Water Tabby *S x Stonewall's India Wilkes)

Dam: ARMCH Dragonfly M Skylark *D E (Piddlin Acres SC Maestro +S E x Fairlea Louise)

DOB 5/6/10
extended pedigree LA 2011 VVEc, V, 2013, VEVA 83

A beautiful daughter out of reliable champion Skylark, sired by the late Halifax. Not quite as long and elegant as her stunning 3/4 sister Vesta, but very solid in general appearance with outstanding feet and legs, much like her dam. Named quite fittingly by my favorite adopted daughter, Libby. Freshened with a small but well attached udder. After producing quads her first freshening and triplets her second less than 9 months later, Luna freshened for the third time as a 3 year old with nice twins...for a total of 9 kids in less than 2 years...and looks great. Okay, I meant to give her the summer off, but she had other ideas. I had to admit finally this time around that her udder leaves something to be desired, but I was very happy when our 2013 appraiser said unambiguously that she is a keeper, because she is so strong in other areas of the scorecard. She earned solid Vs and Es across all the structural categories, one of my few does to do so, including Es in rear legs and back. She really only falls down in medial and teat placement...normally dealbreakers for me, but one reason I do linear appraisal is to try and keep perspective on the whole goat in context of my whole herd, and Luna is a good object lesson there.

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