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Severide - Summer 2019
Severide - Summer 2019

About Us

We are a small herd of registered Alpines, a Mini Saanen doe, and an unregistered Saanen buck. 

Three unregistered goats are where it started. They began our journey into a more serious and registered herd. Vera, our Mini Saanen, was born in May 2016 and was the first doe to have kids and be milked at the farm. She learned to be milked while we learned to milk - let me just say, this is not recommended at all! It was terribly frustrating for both human and goat. Thankfully, it all worked out very well and Vera is now consistently the easiest doe to milk by hand or machine!
Vera gave us Severide in her first kidding, our mostly Saanen buck. He is an absolute goof ball and a love bug. Even though he is mixed, he throws very Saanen kids who are quite thick in body. Severide enjoys the summers as a pack goat on hikes. 
Trouble, our Lamancha/Alpine doe was the only horned doe on our farm. (This is not recommended.) She was named at only a day old and the name has fit her perfectly over the years. She isn't mean, just the first to get into trouble and tell you about it. Trouble now lives in Vermont with a dear friend. 

Our registered herd of Alpines came to us from a good friend in northern Vermont at Four Meadows Farm. Needing to devote his time to other very important parts of life, he offered his entire herd to us. We hope to continue to improve this herd and definitely enjoy all of them very much. 
The herd consisted of eleven does and four bucks with some wonderful lines. We started participating in ADGA's Performance Programs in 2021 and hope to get everyone the stars and scores they deserve! We are excited to have recorded all the wonderful qualities we know they have and to get insight into anything that needs improvement. 

January 2021 - Christmas tree recycling!
January 2021 - Christmas tree recycling!

We moved to Pennsylvania... 

In September of 2021 we picked up everything and moved south to Altoona Pennsylvania. We often get asked, Why? Eric's work in the fly fishing industry means that he needs to fish to test out fly patterns and build durability among many other things. Altoona is not very far at all from world class fishing around Spruce Creek. If you're like me and don't know much about it I'll leave you with this - Spruce Creek Rod and Gun Club is frequently visited by President Carter. THAT'S how good the fishing is around here. This area is also not very far from State College and Altoona itself is a "gold mine" of potential customers for goat milk products. We both hope to be moderately successful here.   

American Dairy Goat Association

Member ID: 1583789
Herd Name: Topolino
Tattoo: 2417
Herd ID: 12185001

Performance Tested Herd

Please go to uscdcb.com to view lactation records by herd ID. You will need to create an account to view. Records by herd is listed at the bottom of the page, about 6 from the bottom. 

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