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PBA Goat of the Month Archive

I would like to thank all the PBA members that sent in entries for the PBA Goat of the Month. Thanks to:

August 2005: Photo submitted by Lou Kelly.

September 2005: Peppermint Pastures Pygoras Venice, Dark Brown Agouti with light brown B fleece, owner is Melinda Weer, breeder is Darlene Chambers.

October 2005: This is Fluffball Farm Violet as a baby last spring, she is a caramel doe with B type fleece, owner: Melinda Weer, breeder: Melody and Reagan Kelsay.

November 2005: Fluffball Farm Nathan at 2 months old. He's a white wether with "C" fleece. He's owned and bred by Melody & Reagan Kelsay.

December 2005: Photo submitted by Fran Bishop.

January 2006: Pygoras and Angoras enjoying a nice snowy winter day. AAGBA registered Angoras bred with NPGA registered Pygmies were the start of PBA registered Pygoras. The goat above on the right is Hidden Meadow Pygoras Maddie. Maddie is an example of a white Pygora doe, her fleece type is A. Breeder: Margie Andrekewics, Owner: Teresa & Sandra Connors.

March 2006: Photo submitted by Lou Kelly.

April 2006: The first kid of the season for 6 year old Alex Naumann of Curly Q Caprines. Born March 1, 2006 this little cream-colored doeling is still just known by W001. Alex decided to have her first doe, Lucky Duck Farm Louisiana, bred to  Lord's Hill Electric Fire, owned by her mom, Terri of Happy Hollow Homestead in Snohomish, WA.

May 2006: Wild Irish Dreams Aoife, born 2/5/2006, a black agouti. Dam: Hidden Meadow's Pygoras Maddie, Sire: Rancho Papagallos Solo.  Owner/Breeder: Teresa Connors

June 2006: Chimera Creek Ranch Cordelia has A/B white fleece, owner/breeder: Erica Trainer.

July 2006: The goat above is Somethin Special's Willow. Her fleece has yet to be typed and is white in color, owner / breeder: Aaron and Theresa Esterline.

August 2006: Five Brooks Farm William, a 2 month old buckling, is a light grey agouti, owner/breeder: Kathryn Brookhart.

September 2006: Sunrise Farm Cat's Meow is Medium Caramel with Light Caramel B/C fleece, 
owner: Melinda Weer / breeder: Leslie Kramer.

October 2006: Misty Ridge Ranch Spike, bred by Paul and Margaret Lamb and owned by Melinda Weer, is a medium caramel with b/c fleece.

November 2006: The Diamond fleece award winner at OFFF in 2006 was Hollyhock Hollow Margarit, a black agouti with medium gray A fleece, owner/breeder: Jill Gallagher.

December 2006: Erin Brookhart of FiveBrooks Farm with her special goat "Five Brooks Farm Valli" born 3-4-05, is a type A light grey agouti with white fleece.

January 2007:Misty Ridge Ranch Spike is shown above, he is a Medium Caramel with Medium Caramel b/c fleece.  Owner: Melinda Weer, Breeder: Paul and Margaret Lamb. 

March 2007: FiveBrooks Farm Regina and her doeling FiveBrooks Farm Valli, both type A/B light grey Owner/Breeder: Kathryn Brookhart. 

April 2007: Mandy’s 4H wether enjoying a beautiful spring day. Dam: Hawks Mountain Ranch Shasta, Sire: Hawks Mountain Ranch Black Chrome, Owner/Breeder: Mandy Oriet, Hawks Mountain Ranch. 4H project with the Golden Fleece 4H Club.  Color is white, fleece type is too soon to tell. 

May-June 2007: Rancho Papagallo Maestro is a light grey pygora goat wether.  He is a therapy animal at the Navajo Nation in Window Rock, Arizona.  Sire: Hawks Mountain Ranch Indigo, Dam: Hawks Mountain Ranch Lemon Meringue, Breeder / Photographer: Jill Mann. 

July 2007: My name is Lily, and this is me and my goat Huckleberry. We take the goats out to the field and today my mom brought the camera.  I kneeled down to him and put my hand under his chin, then I went to kiss him on the head, and my mom snapped the photo. I love this photo and hope you do, too!!  Goat Mountain View Farm Huckleberry is a medium grey agouti with light grey B fleece.  Photo submitted by: Lily Cruikshank; Owner: Linda Cruikshank; Breeder: Melinda Weer.

August 2007: This is a photo of two baby pygora goats, a doe and wether. Sabre's Song Farm Sabrielle, is the black Doe in the front. She will grow up to have Medium Brown B/C Fleece.   Owner: Jill Mann / Breeder: Cindy Simmons

September 2007: FiveBrooks Farm Tynan, 1 1/2 yr old wether with medium grey type B fleece, getting ready for a goat show.  Owner / Breeder: Kathryn Brookhart.

October 2007: Peppermint Pastures Pygoras Venice is an example of a Dark Brown Agouti with type B fleece.  He was 9 months old in this photo.  Owner: Melinda Weer / Breeder: Darlene Chambers.

November 2007: WaterLu's Harrison is an example of a white buck with type A fleece.  Owner / Breeder: Louellen Kelly.

December 2007 - January 2008: This is Hidden Meadow Farm Buckwheat.  He is a 3 yr old wether with a type B fleece.  It's this guy's fantastic fiber that allows me to win handspinning awards each year!  Owner: Terry Mattison / Breeder: Susan Prechtl.

January - February 2008:
"Is Spring ever going to get here?"

This is Lucky Duck Farm's Dakota.  He is a 4 yr old wether with light caramel type B fleece.  Owner: Kathryn Brookhart / Breeder: Lora Rinke.

 February - March 2008:
Spring is almost hear and kidding season is underway!!

These babies' (born a few years ago) are too young to have color or fleece type registered. However it looks pretty clear they will be white. Dam: Fluffball Farm Ebony / Sire: Fluffball Farm Titan. Picture sent in by: Lee Zasloff and Cheryl Pirtle. 

April 2008:
Spring is hear, time to shear!!
Hawks Mountain Ranch Black Chrome's Cleo and Hawks Mountain Ranch Gracies Gold both with white type A fleece.  This gives you an idea of the before an after shearing.  Owner: Pam VanDamme / Breeder: Lisa Roskopf. 

May 2008:
Hawks Mountain Ranch Spring 2007 kids -- looks like they just got tattoo and are having fun now!!  Owner / Breeder: Lisa Roskopf, Photographer: Mandy Oriet.

June 2008:
Show season is in full swing. Hawks Mtn. Ranch Divinity looks like she is ready for the ring She has fleece type A/B White. Owner / Breeder: Lisa Roskopf, Hawks Mtn. Ranch.

July - August 2008:
Here are several Hawks Mountain Ranch kids playing.  Photo taken by Mandy Orient. Owner / Breeder: Lisa Roskopf. 

September 2008:
This is a picture of two new kids born on the afternoon of May 28th. I was at work when the doe went into labor. My youngest daughter, Kendall (age 10), had been keeping close tabs on our two does while I was at work. She found Gisselle in labor and stepped in as mid-wife in my absence and delivered the twins on her own. This is a picture of her with the kids, which she has named “Dot” and “Dash.” She is quite proud of them and we are very proud of how she handled the situation.   The medium caramel kids are out of our doe registered as Chimera Creek Ranch Gisselle.  The owner is Deb Cablao. 

October - November 2008:
This is a picture of our wether, Hawks Mountain Ranch Boomer. Fleece Type: A, Color: Light Caramel. He was 6 months old in this photo. He's a very sweet boy who follows me around loves to have his chin scratched. Owner: Lani and Mark Kirby / Breeder: Lisa Roskopf.

December 2008 - January 2009:
The Oaks Private Ryan is a black buckling with type B Brown fleece.  Thanks to Elaine for sharing with other members. Breeder: Liza Sanford Crane / Owner: Elaine Deegan.

February - March 2009:
Applebright Farm Sage is a dark caramel wether with type B medium caramel fleece.  Thanks to Melinda for sharing with other members. Breeder: Ken & Jan Becker / Owner: Melinda Weer.

April/May 2010
RSA Zach
Breeder: Fran Bishop
Owner:  Eva Berg

 

June 2010
Whistlekick's Scarlett
Breeder/Owner:  Terri Kistler

 

July 2010
RSA Y-Knot Yarn
Breeder:  Fran Bishop
Owner:   Deb Frost

Good Buddies Yarn & SnickerDoodle in Alaska

 

December 2010
PGCH Hawk's Mtn. Ranch Divinity
Breeder/Owner:  Lisa Roskopf

Divinity was also the 2009 OFFF Diamond Award winner.

January 2011
RSA Zink
Breeder: Fran Bishop
Owner: Elaine Deegan

February 2011
Hawk's Mtn. Ranch Doily
Breeder/Owner:  Lisa Roskopf

April 2011
Harmony Homestead Dixie
Breeder/Owner:  Elaine Deegan

May/June 2011
Whistlekick Contessa
Breeder/Owner:  Terri Kistler

August/September 2011
Verdant Vistas Cinnamon
Breeder: Pat and  George Copa
Owner: Deb Rock

Type B/Light Brown

January/February 2012
Dam:  Fleece Field's Windy "Lorna"
Kid:  Twinkie
Owner:  Julie Jarvis, Animal Cracker Farm, Maple Valley, WA

March/April 2012 
Applebright Farm Tootsie
Owner:  Jan Becker

"Barely six months old and ready for her first haircut!"

July/August 2012 
Whistlekick Samantha (left) and Whistlekick Toby (right). 
Owner:  Terri Kistler.

September/October 2012
Rancho Amara's Grayson, a wether (left), and his dam, Rancho Amara's Chocolate Twix.  Grayson was sired by Applebright Farm Bosco.
Owned by Carrie McLachlan

 

November/December 2012 
Owned by Jan Becker of Applebright Farm

 

January/February 2013
Twin doelings, Mae and Willow, taking an afternoon nap.
Owner: Ruth Hawkins. Photo by Marsha Pohl

May/June 2013 
Owned by Ruth Hawkins

July/August 2013 
Owned by Lisa Roskopf of Hawks Mtn. Ranch

   

September/October 2013
RSA Aloha with Hillari Sahm

January/February 2014
Applebright Farm Filbert
Owned by Janice Becker

 

 

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