For a *D (star doe, the doe has met the minimum standard for milk production or she has three *D daughters, or two +S sons, or two *D daughters and one +S son.
A 2*D (two star doe) is the daughter of a star doe and has also met the minimum standards for milk production. The number proceeding the star indicates the number of consecutive generations of qualifying does. As an example, 8*D identifies that "Arwen" and seven dams before her all qualified for milk performance awards.
A *S (star sire) has a *D dam and has a +S sire or sire with a *D dam.
A +S (plus sire) has at least three *D daughters (from three different does), or has two +S sons, or has two *D daughters and one +S son.
A ++S (two plus sire) has at least three *D daughters (from three different does), and at least two +S sons.
VG means Very Good. E means excellent.
Hermes is a golden colored buck out of Fairlea Hera by Old Mountain Farm IN Ole'. Herme's Grand-dam on his mom's side is the Champion Doe: Fairlea Troy *D AR 1947. Her Grand-sires are Caesar's Villa Rebel Yell *S and Stonewall's Apocalypse Now ++*S and Grand-dam is Fairlea Electra VG.