Meet the SR Herd

~ Our cow family ~

Rosebud:

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  • “Queen of Cream” – Family Hill Delegate Rosebud
  • Daughter of Proud Rose of Family Hill (photo at bottom of page) & Family Hill Delegate
  • Born: 6/20/2004 (Turned 15 in 2019)
  • Scored: Ex 91 at 9 years old
  • 12 Lactations, 7 daughters, Most recent calving 5-24-2019

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Rosita:

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  • “Old Fashioned Gal” – Spirited Rose Samson’s Rosita
  • Daughter of Proud Rose of Family Hill (photo at bottom of page) & Gramhil Leader Sophia Samson
  • Half-sister of Family Hill Delegate Rosebud
  • Born: 9/13/2016
  • Not Yet Scored
  • Calved 6-30-2018 (had a heifer calf) & 6-2-2019 (had a heifer calf)
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Gramhil Leader Sophia Samson (circa 1968)

Briar Rose:

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  • “Future of the Farm” – Spirited Rose Virtuoso Briar Rose
  • Daughter of Family Hill Delegate Rosebud (photo above) and Arethusa Virtuoso
  • Born: 12/29/2017
  • Not Yet Scored
  • No lactation records – heifer
    • Bred to Margarethe’s Dairyman
Arethusa Virtuoso – Huronia Centurion Veronica 20J EX97 x Bridon Excitation

The next generation:

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  • “Future of the Farm” – Spirited Rose Chavez Revel
  • Daughter of Family Hill Delegate Rosebud (photo above) and Chilli Chavez
  • Born: 5-24-2019
  • Not Yet Scored
  • No lactation records – heifer
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Chilli Chavez

Parting photo:

Momma Rosebud, age 15, with daughter Briar Rose, both licking new daughter/sister, Revel.

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In Memory of Proud Rose – the gal who started this whole process!

2002-2017

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  • “Matriarch” – Proud Rose of Family Hill
  • Born 5-12-2002 (Turned 15 in 2017)
  • Ex 90
  • 11 Lactations, 7 daughters. Last calving 9-13-2016.
  • Passed on August 2017.

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Click to read more about the Spirited Rose Jersey cow family

You can breed better cattle from an average animal from a good family, than you can from an outstanding animal from a poor family.

-Riley Mickelson

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