died in 1996 at ten years after giving birth to four buck kids.
We include her in our Archives because so much of our line has
been influenced by her. She and Sutra
are our foundation does.
A tall doe,
Liza was sharp and long-bodied, her rump long, flat and level.
She had an uphill, well-blended front, correct feet, and a well
angled, correct rear leg set. Her udder had an incredible area
of attachment with ideal teat size, shape and placement. Her
foreudder was seamless, blending perfectly into her abdomen.
were consistently elegant, with long necks and lots of size,
height, and angulation. I love her babies - Iron-Rod SS
Tennyson, the '94 Reserve Junior National Champion, and CH
Iron-Rod SPF Thornbird, first place 4-year-old milker at the '97
National Show, were examples of her consistency as a brood doe.
Sky Pilot, was the son of the lovely '79 and '80 National GCH
and '81 National RGCH, GCH Wa-Sha-Me Snowbird. His progeny
include many of the most stylish Alpines ever, including
Missdee's Nell, '91 National RGCH and BU.
shown a total of 13 times with 4x BOB, 1xBU, 3xRGCH, 5x1st,
7x2nd, (4x2nd to GCH Iron Rod Rev Sutra),
1x3rd (to GCH Nodaway Kibbitz).
Leslie & Larry Sidwell
Iron Rod Farm
2955 Earlysville Road
Earlysville, Virginia 22936