Welcome to our page, Rio DeVaca, Home of quality Pure Bred and American Saanens.
We are a small operation, dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the pure bred Saanen dairy goat.
Our objectives include increasing the competitiveness of the pure bred Saanen and increasing the importance of dairy goat operations in the four state area, which is the Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri junction.
We are located in the southeastern corner of Kansas, very near Joplin, Missouri and Interstate Highway 44. This places us in the very center of the continental United States, which facilitates transportation in all directions.
The name? Cow River? A nearby geographic feature is "Cow Creek", which sounds better exaggerated in Spanish.
2021 Kidding Season is almost through. As of today (04/10/2021), we have a handful of does yet to kid. We are also in the midst of a round of in vitro fertilization...the "test tube baby"...using our doe "CatchPhrase" with AA Victor semen. At last word, we have three recipient does carrying triplets from this effort, and four embryos on ice for future recipients. We have high hopes for some good results from this effort and have every intention of doing this again.
This is our current herd.