Den-Kel Jerseys is developing several other cow families as well. Listed below are some of the standouts owned in partnership with other Jersey breeders.

 
Julia

WF Jace Julia-ET
Pedigree | Larger Photo
E-91%
4-0 305 23,080 4.7% 1,087 3.7% 865
Owned by the BK/DK Syndicate

The BK/DK Syndicate is a partnership between Dr. Michael Barns (B) and Dr. Katharine Knowlton (K) of Virginia Tech and Den-Kel (DK) Jerseys. "Julia" was bred by Waverly Farms of Clear Brook, VA, and purchased from Kentmere Farms LLC of Fort Defiance, VA, in December 2005.

"Julia" is from the "Judy Mae" cow family. She has three completed lactations and three daughters - all by natural birth. Her "Jacinto" daughter is shown below.

   
January

BK/DK Jacinto January
Pedigree | Larger Photo
E-91%
3-3 305 22,960 5.4% 1,235 4.0% 911
Hall of Fame Record with 3,154C
Owned by the BK/DK Syndicate

 

Sultan H Belle 5

Sunset Canyon Sultan H Belle 5-ET
Pedigree | Larger Photo
E-92%
3-5 305 21,020 5.6% 1,184 3.6% 760
Owned by the BK/DK Syndicate

"Belle 5" was purchased from Eric Silva, Beaver, OR, at The All American Jersey Sale in 2005. She has six maternal brothers in A.I. Their dam is Sunset Canyon Hallmark Belle 1-ET, E-93%, with two records over 30,000M.

"Belle 5" has three daughters sired by "Sugarcane," "Jevon" and "Jimmie" and two sons by "Jevon." One of her "Jevon" daughters is shown below.

   
Belle's Daughter
BK/DK Jevon Liberty Belle-ET

Pedigree | Larger Photo
E-90%
3-3 305 24,260 4.7% 1,140 3.6% 872
Honor Roll Record with 3,196C (ME)
4-8 305 27,180 4.5% 1,213 3.5% 946
Hall of Fame Record with 3,025C
5-8 305 23,430 5.2% 1,212 3.9% 912
Honor Roll Record with 3,226C (ME)
Owned by the BK/DK Syndicate
 
Toodle

BK/DK Myboy Tipsy Toodle-P
Pedigree | Larger Photo
VG-85%
3-1 305 17,310 5.3% 911 3.7% 641
Owned by the BK/DK Syndicate

"Toodle" hails from the cow family that brought the breed AU Lester Topkick-ET. Her seven closest dams are Excellent or Very Good with records in excess of 20,000M.

We purchased her dam, Lynvail Relay Tipsy, VG-87%, from The All American Jersey Sale in 2002.

   
Tasket

Toodle's Maternal Sister
BK/DK Matinee Tasket

Pedigree | Larger Photo
VG-87%
3-10 278 23,290 5.0% 1,169 3.8% 890
4-9 269 22,760 4.9% 1,117 3.7% 838
Honor Roll Record with 3,307C (ME)
Owned by the BK/DK Syndicate

CLICK HERE to see more about this cow family in our June 2012 Jersey Journal ad.

   
Tort

Tasket's Daughter
BK/DK Legal Tort

Pedigree | Larger Photo
D-78%
1-9 305 17,680 5.1% 905 3.7% 648
Owned by the BK/DK Syndicate

 
Kava

SHF Parade Kava
Pedigree | Larger Photo
E-92%
6-00 305 24,450 4.7% 1,148 3.5% 865
Owned by the BK/DK Syndicate

We purchased "Kava" from the Grand Finale of Sycamore Hill Sale in 2004. She has four lactations - all of them over 20,000M. Her daughter by "Manhattan" has more than 20,000M in her first lactation. Another daughter, BK/DK Militia Kernel, VG-86%, made an Honor Roll record of 3,136 CY in her first lactation. Actual production is 2-9 294 19,840 4.9% 970 3.8% 750.

 

 

Pats Perfect Phoebe
Pedigree | Larger Photo
VG-85%
1-11 305 17,710 5.2% 925 3.8% 679
Honor Roll Record with 3,145C (ME)
Owned by the Hi-Kel Syndicate

The Hi-Kel Syndicate, a partnership of New York Jersey breeders Hi-Land Farms and Den-Kel Jerseys, purchased "Phoebe" from Mary Katherine Rawn, Charles Town, WV, in The All American Jersey Sale in 2007.

She has daughters by "Militia" and "TBone." Three are shown below.

   

Phoebe's Daughter
Hi-Kel TBone Pfennig-ET
Pedigree | Larger Photo
E-90%
3-7 305 21,200 4.8% 1,015 3.7% 781
Owned by River Valley Farm, Tremont, IL

"Pfennig" was the high seller of The All American Jersey Sale in 2010, purchased by River Valley Farm for $21,500. She has 34 registered progeny to date.

   
Penny

Phoebe's Daughter
Hi-Kel Penny
Pedigree | Larger Photo
VG-87%
2-11 305 18,990 5.5% 1,035 4.0% 759
Owned by Bonnie Shuknecht, Elba, NY

   
Phyllo

Phoebe's Daughter
Hi-Kel TBone Phyllo-ET
Pedigree | Larger Photo
VG-86%
GPTA +375M, +38F, +31P, GJPI +91 (6/16)
5-3 305 21,050 4.9% 1,023 4.1% 854
Owned by the Hi-Kel Syndicate

"Phyllo" has 18 registered progeny.

   

Phyllo's Daughter
DenKel Dimension Polly-ET

Pedigree | Larger Photo
VG-84%
GPTA +463M, +43F, +35P, GJPI +124 (6/16)
2-11 285 19,360 5.5% 1,076 3.8% 734 RIP

She has a "Hector" daughter and is carrying a heifer calf by "Vandrell."

   

Phyllo's Daughter
DenKel Fastrack Pass-ET

Pedigree | Larger Photo
VG-87%
GPTA +433M, +41F, +29P, GJPI +99 (6/16)
1-9 305 20,900 5.0% 1,041 3.8% 791

Her "Prop Joe" son is being tested by Genex.

 
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Kip and Katie Keller
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