TEXAS STAR
JERSEYS

grass-fed mini and mid-size
jersey milk cows
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MINIATURE AND MID-SIZE
COWS AND HEIFERS:
​​Barnyard Mini Miss Sugarbelle
Sugarbelle is A1/A2 and polled
Mature height 43" to top of hip
Sugarbelle is from Nathan Harris' farm in Virginia and a grand daughter of Barnyard Mini Papa Smurf. Nathan Harris was one of the first miniature jersey breeders.  Sugarbelle is bred for her 6th calf and has raised her calves to be calm and laid back like she is. She is by far the sweetest cow in our herd. She has a good udder, easy to milk and takes good care of her babies. She has been known to open a gate now and then, but she is a great cow to own. She is bred to Kristoff for a fall 2018 calf.
​​RDF Tater Tot Smurf
Tot is A1/A2 Homozygous polled
38" to top of hip at 3 years. She has given us one tiny heifer out of our bull, 
Kristoff and is bred back to Cheeto or TDH Dino Smurf for a late spring 2019 calf. She is a Carpenter daugher and has the "Smurf" look, temperment and appeal. Nice uddered small miniature cow producing 2 1/2 gallons a day.
​​Texas Star Petaya Smurf
Petaya is A1/A2  and Homozygous polled
38" at top of hip at 30 months old.
Petaya was named after the pink flowering petaya cactus that grows in west Texas. She gets her pink nose and pink skin from her grandsire, Barnyard Mini Carpenter Smurf.  Her 42" dam is our RDF Hollyhock Smurf. She was AI bred with sexed semen to Kristoff for a late fall 2018 calf. Looking forward to seeing her offspring

​​Doe Creek's Sweet Pea
Sweet Pea is A1/A2 and disbudded. 
24" at birth and growing out nicely.  Her dam is a 43" cow named GJ Susie Mae and her sire is WSF Cochise. She is a grand daughter of an all time breeding bull Hester's Ruda. We purchased her from Gary Lipham in Tennessee for our herd and could not be more pleased. She is in with Carpenter for her first calf. Looking forward to seeing her offspring.
​Texas Star Mija Smurf
Mija is A1/A2 and Heterozygous polled. ​ Heifer 22" at birth heifer out of Hollyhock and Kristoff. Her sire is an outstanding bull that we have collected, and her dam is one of my Carpenter daughters. She has paint and personality and we are pleased at how she is growing out. She stands 41" at 18 months and is bred for a sping 2019 calf to Cheeto or TDH Dino
​​Texas Star Sugarfoot Smurf
Sugarfoot is A2/A2 and Heterozygous polled.  She is 42" to top of hip at 2 years Sugarfoot is out of Sugarbell and her sire is Trotter's Bandit. She is also a grand daughter of Barnyard Mini Tinker Smurf. She has her dam's laid back temperment and is a beautiful fawn color, like many of the Smurfs. We expect her to mature to about 43", which is the size of her dam.
​​ Texas Star Sister Smurf

​​Sister Smurf is homozygous pollled and A1/A2. She was 19" at birth and is only 34" at 12 months. Her sire is Barnyard's Carpenter Smurf and she is a full sister to our young bull Squirley Dog. Her dam is one of our midsize cows, BTTF Corinne. Sister is a tiny little girl with a sweet personality. Sister has a beautiful conformation and should stay well under the miniature height range at maturity. We look forward to seeing what she produces for our herd.
Texas Star Ginger's Bitty
Bitty is A2/A2 and horned. Her dam is Ginger and her sire was my old bull named Sancho. We are looking forward to seeing her offspring. Bitty's dna milk test B/B and B/B like her dam and should be rich and full of cream! She is an easy keeper on our grass only feeding program. She stands right at 44" to the top of her hip.
Texas Star Treasure Smurf
Treasure is an A1/A2 daughter of RDF Tater Tot Smurf and Rush Farms Kristoff. She was dam raised and weaned at 6 months old.  She is 8 months old at this time and is close to 30 inches tall. She is lightly painted with a  white star and paint on her flanks. She will be grown out and bred early in the fall of 2019
​Texas Star Tasahia Smurf
Tasahia is a fall 2018 heifer out of Petaya Smurf and Rush Farm's Kristoff. She is A1/A2, Homo polled and was 22" at birth. She will be retained in our herd for breeding and is expected to stay in the miniature height range at maturity.
​Texas Star Tinker Belle Smurf
Tinker Belle is A2/A2 and hetero polled fall 2018 heifer. She is a daughter of Barnyard's Miss Sugarbelle and Rush Farm's Kristoff. The was 21" at birth and is expected to stay within the miniature height range at maturity. She will be retained for breeding.
​​Texas Star White Wing
​White Wing is a 2018 heifer out of our Holt Creek Liza and Squirley Dog Smurf. She is our first A2/A2 granddaughter of Carpenter Smurf and will be retained here for breeding stock. She has paint splashes and was 23 1/2" at birth and hopefully will be shorter than her 46" dam. She has a sweet face and we are happy to have her.
​​Texas Star Y-Not Smurf
Y-Not is a 2018 heifer out of a AJCA registered horned Holt Creek  Karma cow and Carpenter Smurf. She is A1/A2,  hetero polled and was 23" at birth. She will be retained here for breeding stock.
​Texas Star Amiga Smurf 
Amiga is a 2018 heifer out of Addy and Carpenter. She is A1/A2, hetero polled and will be grown out here for breeing stock. She was 22 1/2" at birth and should stay on the small side at maturity.
STANDARD SIZE COWS AND HEIFERS:
Texas Gingersnap  
Ginger is A2/A2 and dehorned with scurs
She is a standard size cow standing 45" at top of her hip at 3 years old. Her Kappa Casein tested B/B and her Beta Lactoglobulin tested B/B by UC Davis. These test show her milk favorable for cheesemaking because it has a higher percentage of protein, casein and fat content. She produces 3 gallons a day on a grass only diet.

Holt Creek HAD Addy
​​Addy is A2/A2 and dehorned
Standard size cow standing 46" at maturity. Addy was purchased in Nebraska in 2011 from the Holt Creek herd and has been a great cow to own. She has a very nice udder and holds her weight well on our grass alone. She passes on her beautiful light fawn color to her calves. I wish we had a whole herd like her. 

​​OA Holt Creek LT Darla
Darla is A2/A2 and horned
AJCA registered Holt Creek cow. Darla is a top shelf grass fed cow that has a  perfect udder and holds her own in our rugged pastures.  We are looking forward to having her in the milking line again.... she is just a sweetheart!
​​Holt Creek HAD Betty
Betty is A2/A2 and dehorned
​46" standard size jersey cow. Betty was in our first batch of Holt Creek heifers that we purchased in 2011. She has over 25 years of grass fed genetics behind her and holds her own in our pasture while nursing her calf and an extra calf when we have a good year. 
​​OA Holt Creek MT Kia
Kia is A2/A2 and horned
AJCA registered standard at 45" to top of her hip. She is a nice little gal that we brought in from Nebraska. Her maternal grandsire is ISNZ Beledene Dukes Landy and her sire is Holt Creek Montana, a very popular AI sire from the grass fed herd of Ben Gotschall. She has a nice udder and does well in our native grass pasture.
Holt Creek Aggie A2/A2
Aggie is AJCA registered standard size horned jersey heifer that we purhased from Holt Creek the fall of 2017. She is being bred to our RDF Squirley Dog Smurf for a fall 2018 calf. 
Holt Creek Joni A2/A2
Joni is another one of our 2016 Holt  Creek heifers that we will be breeing to one of our miniature jersey bulls in the spring of 2018. She is a beautiful girl and is growing out nicely. She should mature to a small standard size cow.  Joni has a laid back personality and is a joy to have in our herd. We are proud of all of our Holt Creek girls!
​Holt Creek Kenora A2/A2
Kenora is a beautiful example of the Holt Creek jersey cattle. We are proud of this breeding aged heifer. She is being bred to our Doe Creek's Marshall Dillon....as you can see him in the picture with Kenora. We look forward to her producing for our herd. I will get up a better picture of her as soon as I get to the pasture with my camera! r