Skillman's Bella Rouge
Mini Nubian Doe
Born: March 8, 2020
This is our beautiful Mini Nubian milk goat, Skillman's Bella Rouge who is GROUNDED forever.lol She comes from some impressive milk genetics and has the most beautiful baby goats. She has all the right mini nubian traits and did you see her udder? I am beyond excited to have added this girl and her milk genetics to our breeding herd.
Why is Bella GROUNDED: She dated through the fence when I thought she was too young and small. I have to say she is have a beautiful buckling who is polled and will be added to our breeding program so I guess I can't be too mad at her.
As a Mini Nubian Goat breeder the hardest thing to do is to make cuts. you find as your herd grows you have to occasionally sale some goats. It is sometimes heartbreaking. I know this was heart breaking for Irinia but it was a blessing for me. I wanted to milk our Mini Nubians but with a fulltime job it was almost impossible to find the time to get started. I also wanted to add some stellar milk lines. "All in god's time"!
I began to casually look for a girl or 2 with great milk lines, udder attachments and who was milk stand trained. If they were in milk that was a plus! I really don't like to buy a single goat. I feel like they do better when you bring home or add more than one to a herd. They come into your herd with a friend and it makes the transition easier for them.
Somehow I connected with Irinia Skillman who had some girls she was thinking of letting go. She has a beautiful herd, packed with milk and has done a wonderful job with her Mini Nubian lines. Every goat in Ariel's pedigree has a milk star. If you know anything about ADGA milk star's this is impressive.
After talking with her several times, I agreed to take 2 does in milk and one of their doelings. We would be adding 3 Skillman Mini Nubian's to our herd. I was beyond thrilled! We made the 5 hour trip to Staunton, VA with our truck and trailer to pick up the girls. We got them loaded and another 5 hour trip home. We got them unloaded and in a pen by themselves so they would have some time to adjust and settle in.
Skillman's Bella Rouge Dam Pedigree - See more Below
Dam: Skillman's Cinderella Rouge Pedigree:
D Dam: Skillman's Jill AR 3*D DN00803
D D Dam: Skillman's Pepper AR 2*D
D D Sire: Creamers LF Desert Skingsual +B
Dam's Sire: Joyous Farm Le Tigre BN00379
Dam's S Dam: Black Mesa Magnum N1694855
Dam's S Sire: Wateroo Pound Tur-Beauz Rocket +*B D1456152
Skillman's Bella Rouge Sire Pedigree - See more Below
Sire: Skillman's Simply Irresistible *S
D Dam: Skillman's Jewel AR 4*D
D D Sire: Skillman's Twilight After Sunset *S