Manuka Honey (Nuke) is a son of the legendary doe, SGCH Rosasharn's UMT Tupelo Honey 4*D 7-04 91 (EEEE). Tupelo Honey is the dam of three Superior Genetics offspring and six finished champions. Besides being a great show and brood-doe, she was also a strong milker (80th percentile). Nuke's sire, ++*B Twincreeks BW Montego Bay, is equally distinguished, with five Superior Genetics offspring and six offspring who are finished champions.
Nuke is a proven sire, with two Superior Genetics offspring and two finished champion offspring. His daughters have done extremely well in linear appraisal, with an average score of 86.2 for ten daughters in six herds. Several of his daughters have received excellent scores in linear appraisal including: Algedi Farm MH Andante 1*M 5-03 91 (EEEE), CH Algedi Farm MH Aria 6-03 90 (VEEV), SGCH Alethia MH Dew Ya Love Me 4-03 90 (VEVE), and Trilogy Ranch MH Jasmine 2-04 89 (EEEE). His daughters have also done extremely well in milk test, producing a mean of 804 pounds of milk per year.
Nuke is predicted to pass on his long bone pattern and uphill stance as well as his dairy strength. He is also predicted to pass on rumps that are more level, correct and well angulated rear legs, wide and smooth foreudder attachments, strong medial suspensory ligaments, and teats that are properly placed and more nearly plumb when viewed from the
~ Marie-France Orillion, Ph.D.