Extended Lactation, Proven Dairy Herd, Great conformation, Easy to milk

Fall 2012 and Spring 2013

About our herd:

  • CAE free
  • We take building a dairy herd very seriously.
    1. Careful planned breedings
    2. Strong show quality conformation overall and udder conformation
    3. High butterfat and protein for good cheese and soap making
    4. Good production amounts
    5. Been on DAIRY Herd Improvement Milk testing since Nov 2011
    6. Advanced Registry does, Top Ten milkers Long term milking (10 months to 1 1/2 years)
    7. Long term milking (10 months to 1 1/2 years)
  • Herd milked 365 days a year
  • These are NOT meat goats, but dairy and pet and very carefully bred and managed

What people are saying of our stock

  • Love the taste of the milk
  • Great cheese yield
  • Very friendly
  • In Utah County Fair, people loved to watch Captain and her young handler strut around the cattle barn in their Tinkerbell costumes.

Reserve Your Kids
*** The first half of our kids have just kidded. All does kidded with extreme ease, as usual.
(Package deals available and discounts for 4H, show. Milk testing discounts)
Contact Us or email at trunkbranches@yahoo.com with:

    1. the # shown in front of the Dam (if you don’t have a specific breeding in mind, just skip to emailing me info on #2 & #3 below)
    2. How many doelings or bucklings desired
    3. Your needs/goals in your baby kids
      ** Let us know how we can help you

Join us in our Online Nigerian Dwarf and Mini Dairy Goat show

  • Judging by our ADGA/AGS judges is now in session for Fall 2012 show
  • Email us if you are interested in participating in the spring and/or fall 2013 show
  • Also if you are interested in participating in the Provo Sunhill Classic Live show at Provo Utah (ADGA/AGS/MDGA Nigerian Dwarf and Miniature Dairy Goats), please email me and I will pass on the word. Show is 15 June 2013*** All the babies have been started on bottle. We do believe in dam raising, but we also bottle feed.
#
Dam Sire Expected
Kidding
Date
Doeling Buckling
1 Northern Dawn Blue Heaven
AGS Purebred Nigerian Dwarf
Desertwinds StairwayToHeaven x Chibi Yagi Rakunou Tansy
Desertwinds, Neightnkevs, Little Tots, Miracle Kids, Dav-Lyn, Buttin Heads breeding
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Heaven_Udder15hr_11072012_800x600 *1st freshener
* super soft balanced udder with long teats and large orifices
*very easy to milk
*currently on DHI milk test -> high daily milk is 2 pounds with high butterfat 7.3%
New Shadow Hills Moeco Miracle
AGS Purebred Nigerian Dwarf
Baker’s Barnyard
Denver Blue & Jobi
Tomkin breeding
(Grandson of both)
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*Very dairy lineage
*aunt Jobi Lovely is a Top Ten Milker
*Does from this lineage have humungous udders and heavy milkers
Kidded 15 Sept 2012 none Gave birth to one buckling, sold Thanks Rosemary
*plan to keep one buckling from the same breeding 2014
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RESERVATIONS CLOSED ON THIS BREEDING.
2 MacDonalds Farm De-Luna *D
Jobi Tomkin, DC Miniatures, Desertwinds Mariah breeding
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Photo is at 15 months fresh
*Udder very soft, with very strong attachments
*very easy to milk
*Deluna received her *D long into her lactation. She would have easily received her Advanced registry, except that I purchased her too far into her first lactation
*This is a doe who just did not want to quit milking. I panicked and called her granddam Desertwinds Mariah’s breeder for advice on how to get this little doe to dry up for kidding.
*udder collapses after milking
Chibi Yagi Rakunou Tansy
AGS/ADGA purebred Nigerian Dwarf
Little Tots, Buttin’ Heads, Piddlin Acres, Neightnkevs breeding
Little Tots Estate Cody Blue x Neightnkevs Venetia
Cody’s ADGA Linear Appraisal is:
http://www.adgagenetics.org/GoatDetail.aspx?RegNumber=D001461584Tansy_Side2_July2010
This is a yearling photo
*Tansy is out of strong milking lineages
*His daughters to-date have very super soft well balanced udders with long teats and large orifice. Expecting great things from them.
*One mini-nubian daughter is reported to have given gallon a day and another roughly 1/2 gallon as first fresheners”
*strong show lineage
Kidded 11 Oct 2012*Reservations closed on this breeding 2 Doelings, sold Thanks Niki
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DOE RESERVATONS CLOSED ON THIS BREEDING
B1 Wether $50
Super quiet. Leads well.
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He is long bodied, very flat topline and hip. Just a well built buck, plus his mamma is a great milker.This little man is super friendly and leads well. Was used for a tie wether, but I’m not selling him for that. He is for a great pet. Would also make a great show wether.
3 Northern Dawn Ethel
(IDGR Recorded Grade Nigerian Dwarf)
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* Top 10 Ruminations Magazine Milk Test
* 2012 DHI Milk Test -> 271 days in milk, 490 pounds milk, butterfat 6.9%av/high 9.1%/34 pounds, 4.3% protein & 21 pounds
*meets requirements for butterfat AGS DHI Milk test
*super easy to milk with long teats/big orifices, udder collapses after milking
*very balanced, capacious udder with strong attachments
New Shadow Hills Moeco Miracle
AGS Purebred Nigerian Dwarf
Baker’s Barnyard
Denver Blue & Jobi
Tomkin breeding
(Grandson of both)
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*Very dairy lineage
*aunt Jobi Lovely is a Top Ten Milker
*Does from this lineage have humungous udders and heavy milkers
Kidded 27 Jan 2013*Doe reservations closed*buckling available EthelDtr1a_02012013_6x8
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Doe 1
*****
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Doe 2 Sale Pending. Thanks Melissa.
$100
Two does born
*one retained
* one doe sold. Thanks James. So glad you are enjoying her so much!
DOE RESERVATIONS CLOSED ON ETHEL
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B2 Buck $75
Wether $50
One buck born
4 Northern Dawn Captain Biree
(IDGR Recorded Grade Nigerian Dwarf)
Rosasharn & Promiseland breeding)
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*Strong willingness to milk…milked 441 days
*DHI milk test – 550 pounds milk, butterfat 6.9% av – 38 pounds-high 10.4%
*meets requirements for butterfat & production AGS DHI Milk test
*very soft collapsible udder, balanced udder, capacious and strong attachments
*received Reserve Grand Champion in 2010 Utah County Fair
*received Grand Champion Costume in 2010 Utah County Fair
New Shadow Hills Moeco Miracle
AGS Purebred Nigerian Dwarf
Baker’s Barnyard
Denver Blue & Jobi
Tomkin breeding
(Grandson of both)
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*Very dairy lineage
*aunt Jobi Lovely is a Top Ten Milker
*Does from this lineage have humungous udders and heavy milkers
Kidded Jan 27 2013*Reservations closed on this breeding CaptainDtr1a_02012013_6x8CaptainDtr1b_02012013_6x8
Doe 1
******
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Doe2 Sold. Thanks so much James. Super glad you are enjoying her.$100
Two does
*one retained
RESERVATIONS CLOSED ON CAPTAIN’S DOES.
5 Northern Dawn Alberta Rose
(IDGR Recorded Grade Nigerian Dwarf)
Neightnkevs breeding
(Jobi & Little Tots Estate, Buttin Heads, breeding)
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This is a baby photo at the 2011 Utah County Fair
*will be a 1st freshener
*Her two 1/2 sisters have super soft collapsible udders, with large orifices and long teats (strong milkers)
*Reserve Grand Champion 2011 Utah County Fair
Northern Dawn Lil’ Apricot
(AGS Purebred Nigerian Dwarf)
Rainbow Dancers Thunder x Bluestone HD Lil’ Lucy
(Esperanza, Promiseland, Rosasharn, Baker’s Barnyard Breeding)
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*old old Nigerian Dwarf stock
*strong milk lineages
Kidded 27 Jan 2013* Buckling available AbDtr1d_6x8
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$75 One doe born (retained)
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B3 Bucks $75
Wethers $50
One buck born
6 MacDonalds Farm Cocoa *D AR
(AGS Purebred Nigerian Dwarf)
Bluestone, Dav-Lyn, Jobi, Flat Rocks lineage
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*2011 Top Ten AGS award for longest days in mlk
*2011 Cocoa milk for 525 days
*2012 DHI milk test -> 760 pounds milk, butterfat 6.1% av/(high 11.9%)/46 pounds, Protein 4.3%av/high 5.5%/33 pounds
*super easy to milk
*desire to milk
*balanced very soft udder which collapses after milking
*Long teats and large orifices
Strong udder attachments
Northern Dawn Apache
AGS Purebred Nigerian Dwarf
dam: Bluestone HD Lil’ Lucy
Rosasharn, Promiseland, Esperanza, Bluestone breeding
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*strong milk lines
*dam’s udder was very soft and easily milk, good udder capacity, strong udder attachments
*dam received Reserve Grand Champion in 2010 Utah County Fair
*great aunt Esperanza Dora the Explorer was a very long term milker and gave 1/2 gallon a day
*granddam Esperanza WS C Note had very capacious udder and very long milkable teats
Kidded 28 Jan 2013*One doe and buclings #1 and 2 available Cocoa_Doe1a_2012013_6x8
D1 Doe 1
*****
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D2 Doe 2
$200
2 does born
*One available
*One Retained
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B4 Buck 1 named Gabariel
******
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B5 Buck 2
******
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B6Buck 3 Buckling #3 sold.
3 bucklings born Bucks $200
Wethers $50
7 Hawk Meadows HH Blue Shadow *D AR
AGS & NDGA Purebred Nigerian Dwarf
Sire just became a +S DHI Advanced Registry buck
Desertwinds, Woodbridge Farm breeding
Parents:
Wind Valley GW Northern Flower x Wind Valley Handsome Hank HMR +S
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*2012 DHI -> 481 days in milk, 680 pounds milk, butterfat 6.9%av/high 8.9%/47 pounds, protein 4.9%av/33 pounds
*very easy to milk, good sized teats with nice orifices
*strong udder attachments and very balanced soft udder
Northern Dawn Apache
AGS Purebred Nigerian Dwarf
dam: Bluestone HD Lil’ Lucy
Rosasharn, Promiseland, Esperanza, Bluestone breeding
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*strong milk lines
*dam’s udder was very soft and easily milk, good udder capacity, strong udder attachments
*dam received Reserve Grand Champion in 2010 Utah County Fair
*great aunt Esperanza Dora the Explorer was a very long term milker and gave 1/2 gallon a day
*granddam Esperanza WS C Note had very capacious udder and very long milkable teats
Kidded 27 Jan 2013*Doe Reservations close*Buckling available ShadowDtr1a_6x8
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$200 One does born
*Doe retained
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B7 Bucks $200
Wethers $50
One buck born
8 Neightnkevs Izzy *D AR
(AGS/ADGA purebred Nigerian Dwarf)
Neightnkevs, Piddlin Acres, Buttin Heads, Twin Creeks BH Baywatch breeding
Izzy’s granddam Fireside Farms Avagail Linear Appraisal:
http://www.adgagenetics.org/GoatDetail.aspx?RegNumber=D001395071Izzy_Side_09122012_800x600
*DHI milk test -> 295 days in milk, 590 pounds milk, Butterfat 6.9%av/8.8%/41 pounds, Protein 4.6%/27 pounds
*very easy to milk
*balanced soft udder with strong udder attachments
Northern Dawn Apache
AGS Purebred Nigerian Dwarf
dam: Bluestone HD Lil’ Lucy
Rosasharn, Promiseland, Esperanza, Bluestone breeding
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*strong milk lines
*dam’s udder was very soft and easily milk, good udder capacity, strong udder attachments
*dam received Reserve Grand Champion in 2010 Utah County Fair
*great aunt Esperanza Dora the Explorer was a very long term milker and gave 1/2 gallon a day
*granddam Esperanza WS C Note had very capacious udder and very long milkable teats
Kidded 27 Jan 2013*Doe reservations closed*Buckling available IzzyDtr2d_6x8
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Doeling 1 (Retained)
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Doeling 2 Sold to Syd. Thanks so much!Two does born
*One doe retained, one sold. Reservations on Izzy’s does closed
B8 One buck born
Bucks $200
Wethers $50
Super friendly. He loves sitting in my lap while I’m milking the does. In fact, he insists on it!
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9 Northern Dawn Lil’ Columbine
AGS purebred Nigerian Dwarf
Bluestone HD Lil’ Lucy x New Shadow Hills Moeco Miracle
Jobi Tomkin, Esperanza breeding
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This is a baby photo
*very dairy and correct conformation
*her dam had a very soft udder with strong attachments, balanced that deflated after milking
Chibi Yagi Rakunou Tansy
AGS/ADGA purebred Nigerian Dwarf
Little Tots, Buttin’ Heads, Piddlin Acres, Neightnkevs breeding
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This is a yearling photo
*Tansy is out of strong milking lineages
*His daughters to-date have very super soft well balanced udders with long teats and large orifice. Expecting great things from them.
*One mini-nubian daughter is reported to have given gallon a day and another roughly 1/2 gallon as first fresheners”
*strong show lineage
30 Mar 2013 $175
*One doe retained
Bucks $175
Wethers $50
10 Northern Dawn Sweet Angel
*very dairy
*will be a first kidder
Parents:
Hawk Meadows Flutter By *D AR x Chibi Yagi Rakunou Tansy
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This is Angel as a yearling.
*Angel’s dam has strongly attached udder, and long milkable teats.
*Dam gave 910 pounds of milk with 57 pounds butterfat at 6.3 % average. Dam’s high butterfat was 7.7%.
*Angel’s dam kidded Sept 2011 and still milking strong now at 1.7 pounds per day. Strong will to milk.
Northern Dawn Apache
AGS Purebred Nigerian Dwarf
dam: Bluestone HD Lil’ Lucy
Rosasharn, Promiseland, Esperanza, Bluestone breeding
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*strong milk lines
*dam’s udder was very soft and easily milk, good udder capacity, strong udder attachments
*dam received Reserve Grand Champion in 2010 Utah County Fair
*great aunt Esperanza Dora the Explorer was a very long term milker and gave 1/2 gallon a day
*granddam Esperanza WS C Note had very capacious udder and very long milkable teats
15 Feb 2013 D3
Angel_Doe1a_03172013_8x7Angel_Doe1b_03172013_8x6D4 photo available soon
$175
Two does born
*one available
*one retained
11 Warm Springs Naddie
1st Recorded Grade MDGA Mini Nubian
Warm Springs, Jumpin’ High, Willow-Lane, Summerglade, Little Tots, Buttin Heads breading
Warm Springs Dollie x Chibi Yagi Rakunou Tansy
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Naddie will be a 1st freshener
(Naddie kidded totally on her own with a high very balanced udder and balanced teats. Super easy to milk and good quantity of milk)
*Naddie’s mom was very very easy to milk
*I am milking a littermate right now and she has super soft udder, large teats with big orifices. Good attachments. DHI results currently -> 2.3 pounds milk daily, 5.8% butterfat. This doe kidded with a single doeling
*one littermate was reported as giving gallon a day. Another one at roughly 1/2 gallon a day
Archie – 5th Generation American Mini Nubian
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Echo Hill’s SG Archie
Sire: Echo Hill’s Hes ‘A’ Gem
FCH Echo Hill’s Sinbad x Echo Hill’s Emerald *2P
Dam: Echo hill’s Sweetie’s Sonora
Echo Hill’s Lord Tobias *B x FMCH Hidden Creek’s Phoebe’s Sweetie *P
Kidded 21 Feb 2013
*Reservations tentatively closed
$200
Two does born
*one doe retained
*one doe reserved
12 Warm Springs Tinkerbelle
1st generation Recorded Grade MDGA Mini Nubian
Warm Springs Violet x New Shadow Hills Moeco Miracle
Jobi Tomkin lineage and Bakers Barnyard on her Nigerian Dwarf side, Nubian side -> MacDonalds Farm, Sweetend, http://www.adgagenetics.org/GoatDetail.aspx?RegNumber=N001495436
Tink_Fall2012
*I have milked Tink’s granddam and she has a very nice soft udder and easy to milk
*Tink’s sire’s side is out of Top Ten milk stock with large capacious udders and heavy milk production
Archie – 5th Generation American Mini Nubian
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Echo Hill’s SG Archie
Sire: Echo Hill’s Hes ‘A’ Gem
FCH Echo Hill’s Sinbad x Echo Hill’s Emerald *2P
Dam: Echo hill’s Sweetie’s Sonora
Echo Hill’s Lord Tobias *B x FMCH Hidden Creek’s Phoebe’s Sweetie *P
23 Feb $200
*Doe sold. Thanks Stephanie
Buckling sold. Thanks Cari.
Our Contact Information

Email: trunkbranches@yahoo.com
Phone: 801-667-3174

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