SG Lone Thistle Quads Q

Purebred white, DOB: 03/2014

Linear Appraisal

  • 2-3 FS86 VVVV
  • 3-3 FS91 VEEE

DHIR

  • 3-0 122 1444 48F 42P (in progress)
  • 305-day projection: 3978 128F 114P

S: *B SG Tempo Desani
SS: *B Kastdemur’s On Second Thought
SD: SGCH Tempo Evianna *M
2013 ADGA National Champion
D: SGCH Lone Thistle Quillian Q 3*M
DS: Woest-Hoeve Bagel
DD: SGCH Barnowl Quasi Q 2*M
Quad’s ADGA Genetics Page

Quads (“What For”) was a bit of an impulse buy when we heard Sonia and Heather had a lovely Quillian daughter for sale. Quillian, like Quasi and Quaffle and their mother Quidditch before them, is a beautiful cream doe who is quiet and simple, but very correct and lovely to look at. At the 2015 ADGA Nationals, Quillian stood third with third udder in the 5 & 6 year old class behind our own Carmilla and SGCH Barnowl Charmed 2*M.  And Desani is every bit his incredible dam Evianna.

We got Quads right around Christmas 2014, in March we noticed a very pretty little udder forming. Apparently a Toggenburg buck had escaped, so we waited. In April, Quads kidded, but unfortunately she had three dead kids. With a second freshening in 2016, we discovered that wow this doe has a beautiful rear udder! When viewed from the rear, she has the nicest mammary in her age cohort.  She also has an exceptional blend of dairy strength and long, tall, flat-boned style with a dinner plate rump. 

In 2017, she had a lovely set of triplets and is well on her way to making a nearly 4,000 pound milk record. This is a doe that makes 12 pounds a day look easy. Unfortunately, we are on owner sample so she is not eligible for Top Ten and likely will be dried off before 305 days, but there is no doubt that Quads is a high quality production doe. She struggles with two traits: a short fore udder and hocky rear legs that do little to show off her fabulous rear udder. These are traits that don’t stand in her way in the milk room or on the appraisal sheet, but in the show ring (in the northwest), she has a hard time. There is too much right about this doe to let her go just because she isn’t “pretty” enough for the show ring. Looking forward we are planning breedings that will focus on fore udder attachment and emphasize her productive nature.