Patriot is a very correct buckling, scoring VVV in the linear appraisal young stock program at three months of age. He has an exceptionally strong and consistent dam line. His dam, GCH AGS Dillís XM Shimmer 3*M 4-01 89 (VEVE), and maternal granddam, GCH AGS Dillís AC Tranquility 2*M 7-00 89 (VEEV), won the
2012 ADGA National Dam and Daughter class. Shimmer was also a member of the 2012 ADGA National 2nd place Senior Get-Of-Sire class, has won Best-Of-Breed two times and Best Udder three times. She is also a strong milker, producing 751 pounds of milk, 46 pounds of butterfat and 31 pounds of protein over 225 days, averaging 3.3 pounds per day in her 2012 lactation. Her sire is the great AGS Sugar Creek TW XM *S/*B (registered with AGS as MI Sugar Creek TW Tuneís XM *S D-39904). XMís dam, GCH AGS Sugar Creek PT Show Tunes 1*M, earned six Best-Of-Breed and 4 Best Udder awards and scored 91 (EEEE) in linear appraisal. Shimmerís dam, Tranquility, was a member of the 2010 ADGA National 4th place Dairy Herd, member of the 2010 ADGA National 3rd place Best-Three Senior Does and member of the 2012 ADGA National 2nd place Produce-Of-Dam. She also went 2nd place with 2nd Udder Aged Doe at the 2012 ADGA National Show. In 2010 and 2011 Tranquility was ANDDA Reserve All American Doe.
Patriotís sire, *B Dillís BF Genuine Article 2-04 85 (VVV), is a correct buck with very good general appearance. His dam, SGCH AGS Dillís TG Brand New Girlfriend 1*M 3-06 88 (V+EV), was a 2010 ANDDA Total Performer. In addition to being an outstanding show doe ďGirlfriendĒ was also a powerful milker, with a three year-old lactation of 275 970 61 38. Patriotís paternal granddam, SGCH NC Promiseland Beau-Nita 91 (VEEE), a USDA-DHIR Elite Doe being the 2008 Top Ten Breed Leader for milk and also a Top Ten Breed Leader in 2010. She has been 6x GCH, 23x Best Udder, 21x Best-Of-Breed and has also been awarded Best Udder-In-Show! Her son, +*B NC Promiseland RC Bonafide, *B Dillís BF Genuine Article 1-03 85 (VVV) sire and Patriotís grandsire, is a USDA-DHIR Elite
~ Dr. Marie Orillion