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Goats, gripes, and grasping for greatness
Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival report: finally a champion! 
30th-Sep-2012 05:26 pm
Christmas Snooch
Bottom line up front: An animal of my breeding won first place in a fully competitive class.

Clover (aka "Bad Baby"), who I sold as a bottle baby to Peace Hill Farm, won Reserve Champion Doe for the colored classes. What that means is that she placed first in a class of 16 colored baby girl goats (from 7 different farms), then went on to beat all but one of the colored girl goats in every other age group.

Finally.

Sure, I've won first place ribbons before. They were either goats that I purchased, or they were first in a class of only two or three. This time, it was a goat that I created (mommy and daddy were paired by me) in a class of more than six.

The rest is dust on the fairgrounds.
Comments 
30th-Sep-2012 09:53 pm (UTC)
Congratulations!!
30th-Sep-2012 10:25 pm (UTC)
WOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
30th-Sep-2012 11:18 pm (UTC)
Congratulations! That is the BEST!
1st-Oct-2012 12:36 am (UTC)
congratulations! That's really exciting. :D
1st-Oct-2012 01:09 am (UTC)
Eeeeeee!! Congrats!
1st-Oct-2012 04:28 am (UTC)
Well done! :D
1st-Oct-2012 01:16 pm (UTC)
Awesome!
1st-Oct-2012 02:11 pm (UTC)
That is fantastic. :) Congratulations.
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