Fair Skies Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats, at All I Saw Farm, Wasilla, Alaska, 907.232.5414 or 907.441.1851
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Dairy production

The improvement of mammary (milk production) genetics is vital to the success of our chosen breed.

For this reason, we participate in the Dairy Herd Improvement (DHI) program. It is our goal to build a herd of does that can each produce a minimum of 1,000 pounds of milk per year by their second lactation.  Root for us in 2012 as we freshen up to 30 does!


There are new milk and cheese regulations for Alaska (18 AAC 32 Raw Milk and Raw Milk Products).  Contact DEC for more information.


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Updated 1 May 2012

Click here to see the summary of rolling herd averages current as of August 2010 (update coming soon)

We test through Heart of America with authorization to test all lactating does under the auspices of ADGA and AGS through the end of 2012.  We have been testing since December 8, 2007 as DHI Herd #96005... (formerly DHI Herd #96007000 when we tested through Langston) and we have fully reported every test we have ever conducted (so you can see the good with the not-so-good).  Prior to the establishment of our herd, most of the adult does we purchased were on test at their prior owners' farms.

Heather was a certified tester through Langston, license #847 (2007-2011), Willamette in 2010, and now Heart of America in 2012.  With this license she can test for other herds, but in accordance with the applicable ethics rules, she cannot test our own does or any does in which we have a pecuniary interest.

If you would like to join the DHI program on ADGA or AGS, feel free to contact us to set up an introductory meeting and schedule test dates for your herd.  We're also happy to help with paperwork.  It can be a little daunting until you've done it a few times but we promise it's easier than it looks!

We would like to express our continued gratitude to all those that have assisted us in our testing program.  We would especially like to thank Gail Putcher, AGS DHI Coordinator, and Penny Albert, ADGA DHI Coordinator, for their tireless efforts and endless patience with all our questions.

Ask us about our dairy Herd Improvement incentive program!  We may offer a credit toward a future purchase if you place and maintain your herd on test through the DHI program.  And now DHI has more flexibility than ever, with several newer, innovative testing programs, including the Owner Sampler programs!

Please see our FAQ page for information on legally obtaining raw milk in Alaska.


One-Day Test Calculator Template Available
I built a sheet that calculates the points for ADGA, AGS, and NDGA One-Day Tests. All at once, it will give you equivalent scores, indicating whether or not your doe earned a dairy star on this test for each registry's production performance program. The template asks for the name of the doe (optional); the doe's height (optional); the total pounds of milk in 24 hours (excluding the pre-test milk-out); the percentage of butterfat; and the actual days in milk (with a link to a calculator); all of which are provided by the data collected during the test and reported by the laboratory. Of note, if you don't enter height, you may not get accurate results as some registry's programs will not award a star to an overheight animal. I was able to verify the same scores calculated in my sheet as those awarded to my does through past ADGA & AGS One-Day Tests, but I haven't done any NDGA One-Day Tests. The spreadsheet was built for 2009 point schedules so if those change, the spreadsheet will need to be modified. For more information, please contact me via email.

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One-Day Test Calculator Template - Newer Excel Version
One-Day Test Calculator Template - Older Excel Version (Microsoft Excel 97 - Excel 2003 & 5.0/95 Workbook)


Update!
AGS has awarded new dairy stars for 2011 lactations! Arabica is now a 4*D, You'reGonnaLuvMe is a 4*D (again), Zsa Zsa is now a 4*D, ZSays Who? is now a *D (checking, she should be a 3*D since we put the 2*D on her mother while she was here), Yantarni is a 3*D, Ida Bomb is a *D (again), Sandy Hollow SS Butterscotch is a 3*D (again), Whispersweetly is a 2*D (again), Xbean is a 3*D (again), Xtreme Grace is a 4*D (again), and Yipsy is a 4*D (again). We also learned that our former sire Sandy Hollow UK Chesire Cat has now earned his +*S (AR HS) PS1115 status in AGS. He is a *B in ADGA and we are awaiting notification from ADGA on any additional titles he may have earned there. He was a nice boy and we sure miss him but he left us a wonderful legacy in his many kids and grand kids. Our 2010 triplets Fair Skies CC Admiralty *S *B, SG Fair Skies CC Arabica 4*D, and SG Fair Skies CC American Beauty are all wonderful examples of Chesire's additions in length and dairy character. Admiralty has several 2012 kids on the ground now, American Beauty gave us beautiful twins by Lost Valley HLB Grizzly, and Arabica should now be bred to Fair Skies AD Bolero for late spring kids. Keep your eyes on these lines!

Update!
WhisperSweetly earned a tie for 9th place for protein production (in pounds) on ADGA-reported 305-day lactations ending in 2009. Butterscotch earned a tie for 10th place for butterfat production (in pounds) on ADGA-reported 305-day lactations ending in 2009. Butterscotch also earned a tie for 7th place for butterfat production (in percent) on AGS-reported One-Day Tests in 2009. Xtreme Grace also earned a tie for 7th place for protein production (in percent) on AGS-reported One-Day Tests in 2009. In 2010, Gracie also earned the 10th place for production on 305-day and the 9th place for protein on 305-day in ADGA! Way to go girls! Can't wait for 2012!

Update!
We made the Top 10 for 2009 lactations! WhisperSweetly earned a tie for 9th place for protein production (in pounds) on ADGA-reported 305-day lactations ending in 2009. Butterscotch earned a tie for 10th place for butterfat production (in pounds) on ADGA-reported 305-day lactations ending in 2009. Butterscotch also earned a tie for 7th place for butterfat production (in percent) on AGS-reported One-Day Tests in 2009. Xtreme Grace also earned a tie for 7th place for protein production (in percent) on AGS-reported One-Day Tests in 2009. Way to go girls! Can't wait for 2010 lactation reports, as this is the first year we freshened does born under our Fair Skies herd name!

Update!
Does recognized by ANDDA's 2010 JuJu Awards for lactations ending in 2009 - Gracie and Beanie qualified for their Bronze JuJu Awards (over 750 pounds milk or over 37.5 pounds butterfat) while Whisper and Butter qualified for their Silver JuJu Awards (over 1,000 pounds milk or over 50 pounds butterfat)!  See our dairy production page for more detailed information.

Update!
SaySo qualified for her AGS & ADGA stars on butterfat and protein!

Update!
In August 2009, we completed our very first ADGA one-day test at the 2009 Alaska State Fair in Palmer!  The Alaska Mini Goat Cache sponsored the event and Fair Skies sponsored the award trophies for high milk standard-size and high milk miniature breeds.

Update!
Butter, Whisper, and Waiting all qualified for 2008 Bronze Juju awards from ANDDA and if we keep them in milk long enough this year, our girls should do WAY better in 2009.  In fact, Butter, Whisper, Gracie, and Beanie all qualified for their AGS stars on a one-day test in June.  Additionally, for their 305-day lactations this year, Butter, Whisper, and Gracie have already qualified for their AGS & ADGA stars on butterfat and protein; Whisper has qualified for her AGS star on poundage; Beanie has qualified for her ADGA star on butterfat and protein; and Butter, Gracie, Beanie, and SaySo are all on-track to earn their stars on milk poundage, butterfat, and protein very soon!

Update!
In June 2009, we completed our very first AGS one-day and AGS & ADGA verification test with Boreas Acres!  Thanks to Karlene Brouillet at My Kids Farm for testing for us!  As we're told is Murphy's Law, the girls didn't do as well as they had been doing on standard DHI, largely due to weather changes and the commotion of hosting another herd for the test.  Still, Butterscotch and WhisperSweetly both earned their AGS stars again.  In addition, Gracie and Beanie both earned their AGS stars as first-fresheners!

The following links will take you to our does' complete lactation histories available from USDA AIPL database and milk records provided by our DHI lab, Langston. Many of our does were already on test when they came to Fair Skies so these complete histories may include years prior to our ownership and management.

SG Fair Skies CC Arabica 4*D
SG Fair Skies CC American Beauty
Fair Skies WP Zsa Zsa 4*D
Fair Skies WP ZSays Who? *D
Fair Skies CC You'reGonnaLuvMe 4*D
Fair Skies XK Yantarni 3*D
Lost Valley C Mockingbird
TH Xtreme Grace 4*D 4*M AR 2316
ARMCH GCH DJ Ida Bomb *D
XR Yipsy 4*D

Reference Does
Sandy Hollow SS Butterscotch 3*D 3*M AR 1849 (Retired)
Fair Skies YZ Zvonari
SGCH TH XBean 3*D 3*M AR 2317
Fair Skies ZEP All My Love
JC WhisperSweetly 2*D 2*M AR 2192
My Kids Farm KT Black Molly
Fair Skies WP Zamarra
Fair Skies CC Zen
XO Yoo Yoo
XO Yancey
My Kids Farm B. Say ItAin'tSo star pending
Desertnanny Tequila Sunrise *D 1*M

JT Villa Nova
SB WaitingForMe 2*D 2*M

Lactation records for our does
Click here to see the current summary of rolling herd averages

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
Xtreme Grace 4*D 4*M AR 2316 - USDA data link
    two does and one buck
4/16/11 

45 months (3-09) 

3*  177*  722*  39*  5.4%*  26*  3.6%* 
    three bucks and one doe 3/19/10 

32 months (2-08) 

  303  1,110  58  5.2%  46  4.1% 
    twin does 3/23/09 

21 months (1-09) 

1/21/10  305  857  46  5.4%  34  4.0% 
    AGS One-Day Test
6/20/09 
 
Score: 45.08 
89 
3.2 
6.3% 
4.7% 
#7 AGS Top 10 (tie) 
    ADGA One-Day Test 8/26/09    Score: 5.784  158  2.7  4.6%  4.0% 

Lifetime to date

785*  2,689*  143*  5.3%*  106*  3.9%* 
   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect fifth test of second lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   2011 is off to a roaring start for Gracie! At just 22 days fresh, she milked a whoppping 6.80# on test! Yes, you read right! This is a new personal record for Gracie and it is nearing the record for the breed!  A third-freshener, straight Jobi breeding, Gracie freshened 4/16 with triplets (two does and a buck). If she keeps going this way, she'll be in the Top 10 in no time! We need to do a One-Day Test PRONTO!

   Last year, Gracie's second lactation supported live quadruplets (three bucks and one doe born 19 March 2010).  On her first test of the freshening on 1 May 2010, she milked 6.50#!  She also produced 4.6% butterfat, and 3.8% protein.  Gracie easily earned her dairy star again that year. Unfortunately, because her lactation didn't end until well after the calendar year (early 2011), she wasn't listed in the breed's Top 10 for 2010. We suspect she produced enough to qualify for Top 10 in next year's listing so look for her then!

   In 2009, Gracie qualified for Top 10 placings in AGS for One-Day Tests done in June 2009, tying for 7th place protein. That first lactation earned Gracie her dairy stars on poundage, butterfat, and protein in both AGS & ADGA, as well as her Bronze JuJu Award in ANDDA!  Gracie also earned her AGS dairy star based on her One-Day Test in June 2009 and she has done so every year since on standard DHI 20 305-day test.

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
LuvMe 4*D 4*M - USDA data link
    twin does
4/17/11 

35 months (2-11) 

*  2*  176*  458*  33*  7.2%*  19*  4.1%* 
    twin buck and doe 3/15/10 

22 months (1-10) 

  305  612  44  7.2%*  28  4.6%* 

Lifetime to date

481*  1,070*  77*  7.2%*  47*  4.4%* 
   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect fifth test of first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   LuvMe is a first-freshener in 2010.  She kidded in mid-March 2010 with twin buck and doe.  Like her mother, Butterscotch, she has lovely udder texture, but we weren't all that thrilled with the appearance of her udder at first.  As she's come into milk, the udder has improved tremendously, particularly in the fore.  For her first test on 1 May 2010, she posted 3.44#!  She also produced 6.0% butterfat and 4.0% protein.  Her second test wasn't all that impressive in terms of poundage, at just 2.6#, but where we were surprised was her butterfat at 9.3%!!  She also posted 3.7% protein on this test.  Her third test again hit a wonderful butterfat of 8.1% and finally her third test posted 7.5% fat.  By the time she had posted this fourth test, she had earned her stars in both ADGA & AGS for butterfat and protein and she is very close to earning her stars on poundage as well. Despite her smaller teats, the texture is amazing and this is a doe that I really enjoy milking, especially as her teats have enlarged over time nursing her kids. This year, her mother tried to steal her kids and so both grandmother and mother were feeding twin does (plus Butterscotch's single buckling). A testament to the wonderful mothering instincts in these lines.

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
SG Arabica - USDA data link
    buck/doe twins
4/7/11 

13 months (1-01) 

*  1*  186*  423*  23*  5.4%*  17*  4.0%* 

Lifetime to date

   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect first test of first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   Arabica is a first freshener in 2011 and this year she showed for the first time as a senior doe, posted a very respectable LA score of VEVV 88 (01-03), and earned her SG title!  She kidded in early April 2011 with buck/doe twins.  On her first test, she milked an impressive 3.1# milk, 4.8% butterfat, and 3.6% protein.

A full sister to American Beauty, another very dairy doe. Also a huge improvement on her mother, with good length and sharp boning, but she is not as smoothly blended as her sister. Great capacity but the teats are a bit smaller than desirable. We'll give her some time to grow and adjust and we expect she will be easier and easier to milk as she settles in and finds her stride.  Another exceedingly sweet doe despite her mother's bad influence! Thankfully she is also passing this good behavior on to her kids.

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
Mockingbird - USDA data link
    buck/doe twins
4/9/11 

14 months (1-01) 

*  1*  184*  288*  19*  6.6%*  13*  4.5%* 

Lifetime to date

   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect first test of first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   Mockingbird is a first-freshener in 2011.  She kidded in early April 2011 with buck/doe twins.  On her first test, she milked 2.5# milk, 5.5% butterfat, and 3.8% protein.

What a gorgeous, petite doe. Proportionate, stylish, unassuming, this doe might be considered a sleeper of sorts due to her quiet voice and unusual lack of demand for attention. Definitely a more submissive doe, this girl is content to hide out in the background, but her looks won't let her. This doe completed her junior leg against several older does last year and it's no wonder when you see her strut and place your hands on her. Amazing rear udder, proper globular shape, and soft teats make this girl a pleasure to meet on the milk stand. Our very first "import", we are very happy with this girl from Lost Valley. Huge thanks to Audrey and Amy for sending us this long-awaited Nala daughter. And her doe appears to be a little Nala replica so we can't wait to see that udder in a year or two!

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
SG American Beauty - USDA data link
    single doe
4/1/11 

13 months (1-01) 

*  1*  192*  245*  14*  5.7%*  9*  3.7%* 

Lifetime to date

   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect first test of first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   Beauty is a first freshener in 2011.  Beauty showed for the first time as a senior doe winning another RGC and her first GCH in the ring in her only show of the year, posted a very respectable LA score of VVVV 87 (01-03), and earned her SG title! She kidded in early April 2011 with a single doe.  On her first test, she milked 2.0# milk. Unfortunately, it appears that her sample spoiled so the lab could not determine the butterfat and protein content. Very disappointing.

This doe is our up-and-comer. A very dairy doe, her style turns heads. Another Chesire daughter, this doe is a huge improvement on her mother. Great length, sharp and angular boning, smoothly blended body overall, just about everything you could want in a young producer built for the show ring. As a junior, she earned four Reserve Grand Champion wins between the ages of 4 to 8 months, defeating several older, more developed does. We expect she'll really excel in her first ADGA Linear Appraisal session this summer.  Wonderful, soft texture to the udder, adequately-sized teats, and open orifices.   Exceedingly sweet doe despite her mother's bad influence! Thankfully she is also passing this good behavior on to her kid.

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
Zsa Zsa - USDA data link
    twin bucks
10/25/10 

23 months (1-07) 

*  1*  350*  626*  44*  7.0%*  30*  4.8%* 

Lifetime to date

   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect first test of first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   Zsa Zsa is a first-freshener in 2010.  She kidded in late October 2010 with twin bucks.  On her first test, she milked 2.9# milk, 6.2% butterfat, and 4.3% protein.

Another Butterscotch daughter, this doe seems to be a late bloomer, holding her own in the show ring while gaining pregnancy weight and losing dairy character. In fact, that was the only complaint from the judges this summer that awarded her grand and reserve in two separate shows a month apart.  Another softly-textured udder with easy orifices.   Sweet doe, with lots of personality that she has obviously passed on to at least one of her kids!

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
ZSays Who? - USDA data link
    triplet bucks
12/11/10 

16 months (1-04) 

*  1*  303*  753*  46*  6.1%*  36*  4.8%* 

Lifetime to date

   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect third test of first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   ZSays Who? is a first-freshener in 2010.  She kidded in mid December 2010 with triplet bucks.  She has HUGE teats, the size of my palm. A very persistent milker, she milks down to nothing.

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
ARMCH GCH DJ Ida Bomb *D 1*M - USDA data link
    buck/doe twins
5/5/11 

40 months (3-04) 

3*  160*  499*  30*  6.0%*  20*  4.0%* 
    twin does, joined Fair Skies in May 2010 4/14/10 

27 months (2-03) 

  277  614  38  6.2%  27  4.4% 
    single doe 4/17/09 

15 months (1-03) 

12/17/09  227  390  20  5.1%  17  4.4% 

Lifetime to date

664*  1,503*  88*  5.9%*  64*  4.3%* 
   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect fourth test of second lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   For her second lactation, Ida kidded with twin does on 14 April 2010.  On her second test of the freshening on 12 June 2010, she milked 3.2# milk, 3.3% butterfat, and 3.1% protein. She came to us a few weeks prior to this test.  As of the third test of this second lactation, she has earned her dairy stars in both ADGA & AGS for butterfat, protein, and milk poundage.

   

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
Yipsy 4*D 4*M - USDA data link
    buck/doe twins
7/11/11 

37 months (3-01) 

*  2*  91*  146*  12*  8.2%*  9*  6.2%* 
    single stillborn buck by c-section 3/16/10 

21 months (1-09) 

*  304  650  49  7.5%  30  4.6% 

Lifetime to date

   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect sixth test of first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   Yipsy is a first-freshener in 2010.  She kidded in mid-March 2010 with a single buckling by difficult c-section.  We lost the buckling but we were relieved that she did not tear and still has a bright breeding future ahead of her.  We are loving her silky udder texture and her easy-to-milk teats.  Her first test on March 29, 2010 posted just 0.8# but we think the scale may have been accidentally set to kg instead of pounds, which would mean she actually milked 1.8#.  She was also only two weeks out from major surgery, and although she was recovering well, we only tested her because she did not have any kids to feed.  On 1 May 2010 she posted 2.30# so we're very pleased that this seems to have confirmed our suspicions on the prior test. She also produced 6.6% butterfat and 3.3% protein.  By her fourth test on 12 June 2010, she was holding her own with 1.8# milk, 7.8% fat, and 4.6% protein.  This is another doe that I look forward to milking and her udder deflates to nearly nothing when she's empty.

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
Yantarni 3*D 3*M - USDA data link
    single stillborn buck
8/19/11 

38 months (3-02) 

*  2*  52*  44*  3*  6.8%*  2*  4.5%* 
    single doe 6/5/10 

23 months (1-11) 

  283  360  29  8.1%  17  4.7% 

Lifetime to date

   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect third test of first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   Yantarni is a first-freshener in 2010.  She kidded in early June 2010 with a single doe.  On her first test, she milked 2.0# milk, 7.3% butterfat, and 3.9% protein.

This doe reminds me so much of her beloved mother, WaitingForMe.  She has the same soft texture, large teats, and easy orifices that make milking speedy and easy.  Her attitude regarding milking, though, is leaps and bounds better than her dam's.  She will literally fight her way to the front of the line and run to the milkstand, chewing her cud calmly until she is milked.  But take too long to get started and she'll start prompting you with frequent calls to hurry up!  What personality!

 


REFERENCE DOES


Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
Butterscotch 3*D 3*M AR 1849 (retired) - USDA data link
    single buck
4/17/11 

93 months (7-09) 

8*  176*  211*  16*  7.6%*  8*  3.8%* 
    twin does 3/18/10 

80 months (6-08) 

  304  654  49  7.5%  30  4.6% 
    quadruplets, two each sex 3/20/09 

69 months (5-09) 

1/21/10  308  816  58 
#10 ADGA Top 10 (tie) 
7.1%  34  4.2% 
    AGS One-Day Test
6/20/09 
 
Score: 43.02 
92 
2.8 
7.2% 
#7 AGS Top 10 (tie) 
4.3%
 
    ADGA One-Day Test 8/26/09    Score: 7.066  161  2.7  6.9%  4.4% 
    twin buck and doe 5/23/08  59 months (4-11)  1/23/09  246  623  46  7.4%  26  4.2% 
    twin bucklings 6/8/07  48 months (4-00)  2/22/08  260  459  33  7.2%  20  4.4% 
    twin bucklings 8/7/06  37 months (3-01)  3/12/07  218  434  38  8.8%  21  4.8% 
    triplet boy and girls 7/2/05  24 months (2-00)  11/24/05  146  257  22  8.6%  11  4.3% 
    single buck 9/16/04  14 months (1-02)  4/15/05  212  380  28  7.4%  19  5.0% 

Lifetime to date

1,694* 3,623* 273* 7.5%* 173* 4.8%*
   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect fifth test in seventh lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   In 2009, Butter qualified for Top 10 placings in AGS for One-Day Tests done in June 2009!  She tied for 7th place for butterfat.  Butter has already earned her dairy stars in both AGS and ADGA and her Silver JuJu Award in ANDDA.  In her last complete lactation (2009), she qualified again on all counts for both registries and on poundage for ADGA!  That same year, Butter also earned her AGS dairy star again based on her One-Day Test in June 2009. As of her third test this year, she had been in milk for 138 days, already earning her ADGA star again on protein.

   For her seventh lactation, Butter kidded with live twin does on 18 March 2010.  On her first test of the freshening on 1 May 2010, she milked 3.80# milk, 6.9% butterfat, and 3.8% protein.

   Of note, just for curiosity sake, in July 2008, in addition to our standard test samples, we sent in a sample taken separately from each teat the day after.  Interestingly, the left teat was 3.69% protein and 9.79% butterfat while the right teat was 3.57% protein and 10.53% butterfat.  WOW!  No wonder her kids grow so big so fast!  We aren't sure why these figures were so different from the official test samples (her butterfat was MUCH higher in these unofficial samples) but it is interesting, nonetheless.  Perhaps it is because, for this collection only, we milked right into the extra sample vials instead of milking out completely and mixing the whole amount to take a sample.


Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
SGCH TH XBean 3*D 3*M AR 2317 - USDA data link
    two does and one buck
3/18/10 

34 months (2-10) 

  305  970  58  6.0%*  45  4.6%* 
    twin bucks 4/28/09 

23 months (1-11) 

1/28/10  276  741  45  6.1%  36  4.9% 
    AGS One-Day Test 6/20/09  Score: 47.23  53  3.5  6.4%  4.1% 
    ADGA One-Day Test 8/26/09    Score: 6.28  122  2.9  5.0%  4.6% 

Lifetime to date

581*  1,711*  103*  6.0%*  84*  4.9%* 
   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect fifth test of second lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   For her second lactation, Beanie kidded with live triplets (one buck and two does) on 18 March 2010.  On her second test of the freshening on 12 June 2010, she milked 5.30# milk, 4.6% butterfat, and 4.8% protein.  As of her third test this year, she had been in milk for 138 days, already earning her stars again on poundage, butterfat, and protein for both registries.

   In her first lactation, Beanie has qualified for her ADGA and AGS stars on poundage, butterfat, and protein and her Bronze JuJu Award in ANDDA!  Beanie also earned her AGS dairy star based on her One-Day Test in June 2009.

 

All My Love - USDA data link
    buck/doe twins
4/23/11 

13 months (1-01) 

sold in milk*  15  30  6.7%  1  3.3% 

Lifetime to date

   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect first test of first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   All My Love is a first-freshener in 2011.  She kidded in late April 2011 with buck/doe twins.  On her first test, she milked 2.8# milk, 5.6% butterfat, and 4.0% protein.

Another Butterscotch daughter, this doe is a little more true to her breed's character than her mother. Good capacity and a nice medial with her mother's fabulous udder texture and milkable teats.

Congratulations to Deborah Baines at The Learning Farm for her purchase of All My Love and her kid wether. We hope you enjoy your new additions to your fabulous, family, educational program!

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
Zvonari - USDA data link
    twin does
12/24/10 

21 months (2-09) 

sold in milk*  135  240  19  7.9%  13  5.4% 

Lifetime to date

   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect third test of first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   Zvonari is a first-freshener in 2010.  She kidded in late December 2010 with twin does.nbsp; Too early to evaluate.

Congratulations to Deborah Baines at The Learning Farm for her purchase of All My Love and her kid wether. We hope you enjoy your new additions to your fabulous, family, educational program!

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
WhisperSweetly 2*D 2*M AR 2192 - USDA data link
    triplet does
3/18/10 

49 months (4-01) 

  256  712  37  5.2%  33  4.6% 
    quadruplets, two each sex 3/21/09 

37 months (3-01) 

1/21/10 

307 
935 
55 
5.9% 
44 
#9 ADGA Top 10 (tie) 
4.7% 
    AGS One-Day Test 6/20/09    Score: 48.17  91  3.5  6.1%  3.8% 
    ADGA One-Day Test 8/26/09    Score: 6.46  160  3.0  4.7%  3.8% 
    triplet bucklings 4/22/08  26 months (2-02)  1/26/09  280  650  39  6.0%  29  4.5% 
    twin buck and doe 7/17/07  17 months (1-05)  before 11/3/07  110  196  4.6%  4.6% 

Lifetime to date

953* 2,493* 140* 5.6%* 115* 4.6%*
   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect fifth test of fourth lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   For her fourth lactation, Whisper kidded with live triplet does on 18 March 2010.  On her first test of the freshening on 1 May 2010, she milked 4.20# milk, 4.6% butterfat, and 4.6% protein.  As of her third test this year, she had been in milk for 138 days, already earning her ADGA star again on butterfat and protein.

   Whisper has already earned her dairy stars in both AGS and ADGA and her Silver JuJu Award in ANDDA.  In her last complete lactation (2009), she qualified again on all counts for both registries and she nearly made 1,000 pounds of milk!  Whisper also earned her AGS dairy star again based on her One-Day Test in June 2009.

   Of note, just for curiosity sake, in July 2008, in addition to our standard test samples, we sent in a sample taken separately from each teat the day after.  Interestingly, the left teat was 3.6% protein and 4.84% butterfat while the right teat was 3.57% protein and 6.28% butterfat.  We aren't sure why these figures are so different from the official test samples (her butterfat was MUCH higher in these unofficial samples) but it is interesting, nonetheless.  We had some other interesting results with regard to LACT (Lactose), SNF (Solids Not Fat), TS (Total Solids), and SCC (Somatic Cell Count).  We believe this information may play a helpful role in our herd management and we definitely believe it is worth the $1.15 per sample to send in an extra vial for each teat and get this data in return!

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
Molly - USDA data link
    twin does
5/31/10 

13 months (1-01) 

sold in milk*  230  264  16  6.1%  10  3.8% 

Lifetime to date

   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect third test of first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   Molly is a first-freshener in 2010.  She kidded in late May 2010 with twin bucks.  Too early to evaluate.

Please note, something happened on Molly's first milk test and the lab did not receive a sample. We're unclear how a sample went missing but as a result, Molly did not receive credit for any butterfat or protein produced as of the date of that test. On her second test, she posted 1.00# milk, 6.9% butterfat and 5.1% protein.

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
Zamarra - USDA data link
    twin does
3/30/10 

12 months (1-00) 

sold in milk*  75  238  11  4.6%  9  3.8% 

Lifetime to date

   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect second test of first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   Zamarra is a first-freshener in 2010.  She kidded in late March 2010 with twin does.  Although the appearance of the medial is a big improvement over her mother's, it is still not sufficient to keep the teats from pointing out or from creating a pocketed foreudder.  Although the capacity was fairly impressive, we are disappointed with her overall udder structure so far.  On her first test of the freshening on 1 May 2010, she milked 3.46#!    She also produced 5.2% butterfat and 4.1% protein.  On her second test on 12 June 2010, Zamarra milked 3.1# milk with 3.5% fat and 3.8% protein.  After this test Zamarra moved on to another herd in Palmer.

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
Zen - USDA data link
    single doe
3/28/10 

12 months (1-00) 

sold in milk*  77  161  5.6%  6  3.7% 

Lifetime to date

   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect second test of first lactation
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   Zen is a first-freshener in 2010.  She kidded in late March 2010 with a single doe.  Although she was an absolutely stunning example of a very correct, very dairy doe, and despite the fact that her capacity wasn't terrible at first, we were very disappointed with her overall udder structure.  Zen had not improved at all over her mother with regard to her complete attachments.  On her first test of the freshening on 1 May 2010, she milked 2.60#.    She also produced 6.4% butterfat and 3.8% protein.  On her second test on 12 June 2010, she milked only 1.3#, producing 4.1% fat and 4.0% protein.  Zen apparently just could not forgive us for weaning her single doeling, who was growing very fast and gaining way too much weight on mom's rich milk.  After this test, Zen moved on to another herd near Fairbanks.

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
YoYo
    twin bucks
6/7/10 

17 months (1-05) 

sold in milk*  1*  *  *  *  *  * 

Lifetime to date

   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect first test of first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   YoYo is a first-freshener in 2010.  She kidded in early June 2010 with twin bucks.  Too early to evaluate.

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
Yancey - USDA data link
    twin does
6/13/10 

16 months (1-04) 

sold in milk*  51  140  10  7.1%  5  3.6% 

Lifetime to date

   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect first test of first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   Yancey is a first-freshener in 2010.  She kidded in mid June 2010 with twin does.  Too early to evaluate.  On her first test, she milked 3.0# milk, 7.0% butterfat, and 3.5% protein.

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
Say ItAin'tSo - USDA data link
    single doe
7/17/09 

13 months (1-01) 

6/12/10  331  549  35  6.4%  26  4.7% 
adjusted to 305-day lactation      305  499  33  6.6%  24  4.8% 
    ADGA One-Day Test 8/26/09    Score: 4.852  42  2.3  5.2%  3.9% 

Lifetime to date

331*  549*  35*  6.4%*  26*  4.7%* 
   *Results above reflect 6/12/10 final test for first lactation.
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   SaySo was a first-freshener in 2009-2010.  She kidded in mid-July 2009 with a single doeling and we are loving her silky udder texture and her early increasing production.  SaySo's first test on August 1, 2009 posted 2.6# and her second test on August 27, 2009 posted 2.3# (an ADGA One-Day Group Milking Competition off-site at the 2009 Alaska State Fair in Palmer, sponsored by the Alaska Mini Goat Cache & Fair Skies).  She was holding pretty steady at 2.0# during her third test on October 10, 2009.  She dropped off a bit during the cold winter months, but was still milking 1.5 pounds on test as of her February 2010 test and 1.74# as of May 2010.  She finished her first lactation posting 1.9# milk, 4.7% fat, and 4.2% protein.  Way to go, SaySo!  This is definitely a doe that I look forward to milking and we really enjoy testing her every month!  After her final test of her first lactation, SaySo moved on to the My Kids Farm herd where she is being rebred for a late 2010 kidding.

   Of note, on first March 29, 2010 test, she posted just 0.8# but we think the scale may have been accidentally set to kg instead of pounds, which would mean she actually milked 1.8#.  We know she was decreasing in production before the other does' new kids began arriving this spring, but we also know she started to increase due to allowing other does' kids to nurse her.  On 1 May 2010, she improved again and posted 1.74#.  Her breeder decided she wanted her genetics back, so SaySo returned to My Kids Farm at the end of her first lactation.

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
Tequila Sunrise *D 1*M - USDA data link
    single doe
7/12/09 

51 months (4-03) 

sold in milk*  91 191 12 6.3% 9 4.7%
    ADGA One-Day Test 8/26/09  53 months (4-05)  Score: 4.824  47  2.2  5.6%  4.8% 
    twin bucks 12/20/08 

45 months (3-09) 

2/2/09  45  not reported  not reported  not reported  not reported  not reported 
    twin buck and doe 2/5/08 

35 months (2-11) 

6/26/08  143  192  18  9.4%  4.2% 
    single buck 2/5/07 

23 months (1-11) 

12/1/07  303  494  38  7.7%  25  5.1% 

Lifetime to date

582*  877*  68*  7.8%*  42*  4.8%* 
   *Incomplete - Lactation in progress - results above reflect 10/10/09 test
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   Sunny was a fourth-freshener in 2009.  She kidded in mid-July with a single doeling.  Her first test on August 1, 2009 posted 2.4# and her second test on August 27, 2009 posted 2.2# (an ADGA One-Day Group Milking Competition off-site at the 2009 Alaska State Fair in Palmer, sponsored by the Alaska Mini Goat Cache & Fair Skies).  Sunny moved on to another herd in early November 2009.

   Sunny's third freshening and related lactation were never reported with the rest of the herd at her prior farm (a requirement for DHI compliance). When we purchased Sunny on February 8, 2009, she had a full udder. We milked her out the evening of her arrival but she failed to refill, indicating she had been holding several days worth of milk and was already drying up. We were disappointed as she was represented to us as "in milk" and she had only freshened 7 weeks prior so she should have had several more months of milk. We reported the dates we knew for her freshening and the date we purchased her dry for DHI, so those days are calculated above, but any milk poundage, fat, or protein she may have produced during that time was not reported by her prior owner. This skews her numbers somewhat negatively, as she did produce *something* during this lactation, it was just never recorded and reported.

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
Villa Nova - USDA data link
    twin buck and doe
3/24/09 

40 months (3-04) 

6/20/09  89 117 7 6.0% 5 4.3%
    twin bucks 2008 

unknown 

unknown  unknown  unknown  spoiled sample  spoiled sample  spoiled sample  spoiled sample 

Lifetime to date 

89  117  6.0%  4.3% 
   
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   Nova was a second-freshener in 2009.  Nova's first lactation at her prior owner's farm was not recorded due to an uncooperative attitude on the milk stand and a spoiled sample from her single test.  In 2009, she kidded in late March with twins (buck and doe).  Although she had a rough delivery that set this lactation off to a slow start, she picked up speed for a while and posted a personal best of 2# on 11 April 2009.  Unfortunately, Nova fell ill, weaned her kids, and dried up in June.  She was under the care of a veterinarian and we were hopeful for a full recovery but it was not to be.  After many months of trying to improve her health and overall condition, Nova was laid to rest in October 2009.

 

Doe Freshened Age at Kidding Dry Lactation Days in Milk Milk (#) Butterfat (#, %) Protein (#, %)
WaitingForMe 2*D 2*M - USDA data link
    triplet does and buck
6/9/08 

28 months (2-04) 

2/4/09  241  588  40  6.8%  25  4.3% 
    twin buck and doe? 7/17/07  17 months (1-05)  3/22/08  250  407  27  6.6%  18  4.4% 

Lifetime to date 

498  995  67  6.7%  43  4.3% 
   
   Bold text indicates doe met or exceeded qualifying level for dairy stars. Qualifying for both ADGA & AGS is shown as indigo. AGS only is shown as pink and ADGA only is shown as peach. Lavender-shaded rows represent data from lactations prior to the doe's arrival at Fair Skies, light blue-shaded rows represent a transitionary year in which the doe started her lactation elsewhere and finished at Fair Skies.


   Waiting earned her dairy stars for protein & butterfat in her first lactation (2007)! In her last complete lactation, she qualified on milk poundage and butterfat for AGS, as well as butterfat and protein for ADGA.  She was very close to qualifying on poundage for ADGA but we bred her back a bit sooner than last year and so dried her up early to prepare her for her spring 2009 kidding.

   Waiting posted her all-time high milk on test at 4.7# (July 13, 2008)! Yippee!  Now we are kicking ourselves for not doing a one-day test! Unfortunately, after a week at the Fair only milking once daily due to showing commitments, our whole herd's production dropped way off.  On November 8, 2008, Waiting milked 1.7# milk, posting 8.4% fat and 5.3% protein, with a SCC score of 5.  Next year we will have to plan better to help keep production up while we are showing.  This is where the kids will come in for quick, short nips to keep the udder from overfilling and to keep the supply up over time.

   Of note, just for curiosity sake, in July 2008, in addition to our standard test samples, we sent in a sample taken separately from each teat the day after.  Interestingly, the left teat was 3.1% protein and 9.87% butterfat while the right teat was 3.14% protein and 8.81% butterfat.  WOW!  We aren't sure why these figures are so different from the official test samples (her butterfat in these unofficial samples was MUCH higher) but it is interesting, nonetheless.  Perhaps it is because, for this collection only, we milked right into the extra sample vials instead of milking out completely and mixing the whole amount to take a sample.

Waiting passed suddenly in late February 2009.  Unfortunately, her single buckling in utero was not developed enough to save.

 



Please note, our January and February 2008 milk tests gave us some unexpected results, which we suspect were caused by a processing error at the laboratory.  We have also learned that the same error is suspected in another herd tested and processed at the same time in February.  Despite several requests for investigation into the matter, no explanation was available from Langston.  This issue affected all three does' 2007-2008 lactations, but we do not expect the error made a significant difference in the calculations because these tests were done very late into their lactations and shortly after, the girls were dried up to refreshen (and thus restart calculations).

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