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Curbstone Valley Volturnus *B

Born: March 14, 2016    

**DNA on file**  **α S1-Casein: A/B**

Sire: Dill's RD Grand Illusion *B
SS: NC Promisedland MS River Dance +*B *Elite Buck 2018*
SD: GCH Dill's W Intrigue 2*M AR EEEE 91 

Dam: SGCH Castle Rock Minerva 3*M 6*D AR 2775 VEEV 88
DS: Castle Rock Tanzanite +*B *S
DD: GCH Castle Rock Karhmann Ghia 2*M 5*D AR 2528 EEEE 91

2 x Senior GCH, 2 x Senior RGCH

Named for the Roman river god, we are very excited to retain Volturnus to the Curbstone Valley junior buck pen this season. 

His dam, Minerva, has proven herself to be an excellent all-around doe. Minnie shows well in the ring, she appraises well, and she's an excellent producer, milking almost 1100 lbs last season. However, not that it's a bad thing, but Minnie had quadruplet does last year, thwarting our intent to retain a buck from her. This year, though, she made up for it, by providing us with three bucklings to choose from, sired by Dill's RD Grand Illusion.

Volt preserves much of what we love about Minerva in his overall general appearance, length of body, and angularity, but has a little more substance, and strength, courtesy of his sire, but not excessively so. Illusion has some impressive udder genetics throughout his pedigree, and coupled with Minerva's own udder conformation, and capacity, we're hopeful that Volt will prove to be a dependable strong udder buck in our herd.