This doe really caught our eye in the Opportunity
herd last year. We are very impressed with the Charade daughters and have always loved Orangey's dam, Battle Tested. We were thrilled to add
her to our herd late this summer where she joins paternal sisters,
Charade and Skye and a paternal brother, Win.
Orangey is a smaller framed doe that is very sharp
over her withers, very smoothly blended in the shoulders and with a
beautiful spring of rib. She excels in body capacity and stands on a
lovely set of feet and legs. Orangey really excels in mammary with
lovely capacity, a high, wide rear udder and a long beautiful fore
udder. Orangey had an abnormal kidding in June 2015 with a dead kid so
it has taken her awhile to come back from that. Her lower appraisal
scores are an indication of the struggle she went through with her
difficult kidding and being moved 3X in a matter of months. We feel she
has settled in beautifully here and really started to put on weight and
condition. Her milk production has come way up and we are very happy
with her adjustment.
Orangey freshened with a lovely mammary and lots of
milk as a three year old. She was 4X 1st place 3 year old at a large
competitive show and 1X RGCH. She appraised 89 VVVV in June. We
have retained a buck kid out of this lovely young doe.
Orangey is a herd favorite. Despite her smaller
size frame she just excels in general appearance with the most level
topline in the herd and that mammary is simply stunning. Orangey made
the cut at the National Show and was 2nd place 4 year old at the Iowa
2018 was a very hard year
for Orangey. She freshened with a severe teat
injury which eventually led to severe mastitis.
Despite it all, she really milked her head off
this year. We have no idea what the future will
bring for this beautiful doe....time will tell
if she will ever milk out of that half of her
udder....but despite it she will always remain
one of our strongest brood does. She has 2
daughters in the herd.
Orangey will be bred to Lucky for February kids. 1st doe will be retained. 2nd doe/bucks $700.