Emerald C Ranch

Emerald C Ranch

Emerald C Ranch IR Hematite (AKA Ronald) Grand, Best of Breed, Best in Show, Ring 3 2015 CTDGA Buck Bonanza!
One of our herd sires, CH Emerald C Ranch IR Hematite (AKA Hemi) LA 2016 90

What 's new on the Ranch...

For the most up to date news and more photos, check us out on Facebook.

December 6, 2018
So, I'm really loving the new Goattz integrations! I've updated our current herd listings and sales lists using Goatzz (so easy!! And no, I'm not getting paid to say that!), as well as updated our kidding schedule for next spring. All does this fall are now finished kidding and you can see them on Facebook. I'll post those for sale as soon as I've had time to evaluate them and decide which ones to retain, but if you see one you really have your heart set on, just let me know and I'll consider it.

Linear Appraisals did not happen this year for us. Texas was scheduled for September, when I wouldn't have many does in milk, and the appraisal we tried to join in Oklahoma last spring got cancelled. But, we signed up again this year for ADGA Plus, so hopefully appraisals will work out in 2019. And, maybe sometime in the future, once our barns are complete, we can offer to be a host site!

2018 was a great year for the ranch. We had our very first home grown doe become a finished champion, with milk star and earn her Superior Genetics title, SGCH Emerald C Ranch Earth Star 1*M. My next task is to try to earn her dam's star so that Star can be a 3*M, fingers are crossed! Also, completely unexpectedly, a doe in milk, Buffalo Clover Pipa, that we showed at the Louisiana State Fair was awarded Best Senior Doe in Show!! Another first for us, we are extremely proud and happy for these accomplishments! See Star and Pipa in our current herd listings!

August 3, 2018
We have several new animals up for sale! I've come to realize that I just have too many, and need to let some of them go to new homes. If you have the time to invest in improving their lines, this is a great opportunity to get some starter animals for very reasonable prices. I've updated our sales page and linked it over to our Goatzz sales listing in order to help keep sale animals up to date.

March 2, 2018
More congratulations are due to our 2017 ADGA DHI 1*M star earners - Emerald C Ranch Earth Star, Emerald C Ranch Aqua Violet and Buffalo Clover Koto!

Kidding Season is upon us and we actually only have one more, of our 8 total, does due. I've kept Facebook up to date with Doe bios and all kids born so far. I've put in the comments which are sold or retained. If their status isn't listed there, they are available. I'll work on updating the sales page, but in the meantime, email or message me if you are interested in any of them.

Show season begins in April, and we are ready! We'll start out at the ETGRA April Showers show in Corsicana, then to the CTDGA Spring Fling in Fort Worth and the WCDGA Decatur Doe Down, followed by the RRDGA show in Gainesville and HNDGA show in Norman, OK (one of my favorites).

Lastly, but in no way least, I had all breeding stock tested for CAE, CL and Johnes (through Delta Livestock Diagnostics in Arkansas) and everyone came back negative! Even though I don't expect to see any positives, it's always nice to see it on paper.

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