Curbstone Valley Chanterelle 3*M 5*D AR 3169

Born: April 5, 2016

**DNA on file**     **α S1-Casein: A/B**

Sire: GCH Castle Rock Abraham Darby +*B +*S AR HS
SS: CRF Castle Rock Guy Noir ++*B +S AR HS
SD: GCH-ARMCH CRF Castle Rock Tuscan Sun 1*M *D VEEE 90

Dam: Castle Rock Neve Ice 2*M 4*D AR 2978
DS: CRF Castle Rock Harvest Moon ++*B +*S AR HS
DD: SGCH CRF Castle Rock Blizzard 1*M 3*D VEEE 91

1 x Reserve Junior Grand Champion

Our 2016 kidding season was rather disappointingly buck heavy, the complete antithesis of last season. After a run through mid-kidding season of buckling after buckling, Neve was in the kidding stall, and I wasn't holding out much hope for a doeling to retain from her. Sure enough, the first kid was indeed a big buckling, but then Neve produced this beautiful, feminine, little doeling. 

Despite what you may think, Chanterelle is not named for a variety of mushroom. As her dam has a snow/ice/meteorological names theme, we've elected to name Neve's offspring after named Glaciers, and the Chanterelle Glacier is located in Canada's Pacific Range.

Chanterelle, or just Ella to her friends, is so far everything we expected from this cross. Standing naturally uphill, this doe is long, elegant, with straight front and rear straight legs, with a high and wide escutcheon, open ribbing, and levelness of topline. Three of four of Ella's grandparents are the same as the 2015 National Champion, CH Castle Rock Flash Flood, not to say that's any guarantee of anything, genetically speaking, but it's certainly not a bad start, albeit those are mighty big hooves to fill.

Regardless, pedigrees aside, Ella is a lovely little doe, and as a junior placed 1st in her class at a number of shows, although as an April kid, lacked the maturity to compete with the senior kids for the big ribbons that year.

 

 

 

 

 

AgeDateSire#Does#Bucks
2.003/21/20183G Family Farm CC Apollo Arrow *B12
2.112/26/2019CH Alethia HB Destiny's Starman *B01
YearAgeHeight (Inches)General AppearanceDairy StrengthBody Capacity MammaryFS
20193.0120.25V+EV87