Lorken Farms, Labrador Retrievers, Fremont, WI 

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Lorken Farms has a small kennel of female Labrador Retrievers with exceptionally nice pedigrees and all are titled gun dogs.  They have been run in Ducks Unlimited competitions, have AKC Field Trial placements and Hunt Test titles.  The dogs  live in the house with us.

Our Dogs at a glance:
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Elma  Lorken's Return to Sender.  Chocolate daughter of Bayou Magic's Rouxster Bleu, QAA with Open Win and littermate to FC-AFC-CFC-CAFC Upon the Wings of an Answered Prayer  . Her dam is MHR UH HR Strege's High Flying "Halo" SH .  Halo's father is FC Elwood Blues and her mother goes back to our dog Lorken's Emma Good  Emma (below).  Elma reference page
Frieda "Lorken's Frieda Run"  Frieda is the Grand daughter of our dog Gale and NFC-AFC Storm's Riptide Star.  Her mother HRCH Rascal's Bell Star Magnum is the littermate to Scully.  Bell will start running Master tests in addition to having her HRCH title.  Frieda's father is FC-AFC High Tech CEO - son of 2 National Field Champions - Ebonstar Lean Mac and Hattie McBunn and 2005 NFC Finalist.  3 of her 4 grandparents are NATIONAL Field Champions!  Born 5/29/2002 CNM clear, EIC clear, OFA Excellent, CERF LR-376685, .
Frieda Reference page
Jesse (AKC name  Lorken's Land Force Run). She is a daughter of our dog Frieda and FC-AFC Land Ahoy (Pirate).   Grand daughter of HRCH Bell, MH and GGrand-daughter of Gale, SH.  Her father, Pirate,  was the Top Open Dog with 30 points in 2009.  Very nice disposition and a real sweet heart.  She was born 4/17/2010 and was the last pup delivered.  Littermate is North Starís Go Big or Go Home (Gauge).  He has run 1 licensed derby so far and won it.  EIC and CNM clear, CERF LR-376685, Jesse's reference page
Augie "Lorken Wants a Big Mac To Go"  Augie is the daughter of the multiple National Field Champion winner NAFC-CNAFC-FC Ebonstar Lean Mac and our MH dog Lucy, below.  She is a very birdie and beautiful dog.  We have not yet decided if we will formally train her since we have been focusing more on our older dogs.  Littermate of 2002 Derby list dog Coon River Lean Mac's Molly.  Very birdie and great hunting dog on our game farm. OFA Excellent.  See Augie references page and the reference page of her mother Lucy.

We do not have any sires ourselves but do know of some that come from our lines.  Check them out if you like.

For Chocolate sires from dogs currently running:

HRCH GRAND PASS Riptide's Hydrophilic Hammertime MH DNA-P 
Both his sire and dam's side come from our Kennel with Lorken's Hillview Gale Force, SH, her daughter Lorken's Emma Good, SH and our breedings to NFC-AFC Storm's Riptide Star  http://www.huntinglabpedigree.com/pedigree.asp?id=13188

GRHRCH Riptides Ragin Red Bullsprig MH AAQ is a son of HRCH Grand Pass Riptide's Hydrophilic Hammertime, MH http://www.gundogsonline.com/hunting-dogs-for-sale/stud-dogs/67247.html

GMHR HRCH Mountain's Top Watermarkn' Woody MH, AAQ  also goes back to our lines with Lorken's Hillview Gale Force, SH, her daughter Lorken's Emma Good, SH.  Sire is FC Elwood Blues.  http://topchocolatelabs.com/WoodyPhotos.htm   Woody has a sister who is currently running MHR UH HR Strege's High Flying HALO SH.

GMHR HRCH Mountain's Top Wooden Nickel MH is from the same Kennel as Woody and is deceased.  The owner may still have some straws available for frozen implant but he would need to be contacted to see if there is anything available.  He also comes from our dog Gale bred to NFC-AFC Storm's Riptide Star.  http://www.topchocolatelabs.com/NickPhotos.htm

Another up and coming chocolate is in Alaska: Northstar's Go Big or Go Home.  He's a young dog who won the first and only Derby he ever ran.  Recently he took a 2nd in the 2nd Open field trial he ran.  He is a littermate to our dog Jesse.  The sire is FC-AFC Land Ahoy (Pirate) and the dam also comes from Gale through one of her her HRCH/MH daughters [our Lorken's Frieda Run].

One of the Yellow MH from our lines includes:
Rangerwoods Swims Like a Fish MH, is a yellow female and grand daughter of "Liz" Lorken's Emma Good Bet x FC-AFC CJ's Mister T "Tiger".



Deceased friends:

Lizzy "Lorken's Emma Good Bet" daughter of our dog Emma (below) and Grand D of Gale.  Both Gale and Emma were amateur trained by Lori and earned Senior Hunter titles.  Emma also has Master legs.  Liz' father was FC-AFC Whitie IV (Woody) who was the son of 2 National Field Champions - Ebonstar Lean Mac and Hattie McBunn and littermate to 6 FC's.  Liz has been genetically tested for color and is Color Type IV Bb-Ee (Black but carries yellow and chocolate).  She is a wonderful house dog and one of Ken's favorite dogs for pheasant hunting.  She's a natural pointer like her mother and has lots of drive in the field, but couch potato in the house .Born Dec 3, 2003 CNM clear, Cerf 48065, EIC carrier, OFA Excellent, EL clear.  Liz Reference Page  died Jan 23, 2016
Scully "Lorken's Scully-wag"   Scully is the daughter of Gale (below) and the National Field Champion Storm's Riptide Star "Rascal".  Though she has not been run in competition, she is a full sister to at least 5 Master Hunters, lic. AAQ/Derby Pts/ 2 HRCH's.  She is birdie, has lots of drive and at the same time is a wonderful, gentle house dog.   References  OFA Excellent.  We lost her early in 2011
Littermate to HRCH Rascals Bell Star Magnum, MHShe holds Master titles in both AKC and UKC.  She is chocolate with
OFA 109825G/CERF 34493.  We have had 3 litters with her and she is now spayed.  Bell is the mother of our dog Frieda.
Checker "Lorken's Park N Mark It, MH" completely trained by Ken.  She earned a JAM in every Lic. Derby run.  In Qualifying she has a 3rd place, 4th place and Reserve JAM.  Completely Amateur trained and handled by Ken.  Has Master Hunter title.  Daughter of NAFC-CNAFC-FC Lean Mac In DUCKS UNLIMITED she took first in OPEN to become the 2001 DU Midwest dog of the Year.  Sanctioned 1st in Derby, AT & H, Qualifying.  References  OFA Excellent Black, carried the yellow gene for coat color.  8/27/1997-11/7/2007
Emma "Lorken's Emma Good, SH"   Trained by Lori, Emma earned the Jr, Sr, needed 2 more legs for Master title.  Daughter of Gale, above.  She has a Sanct. AT&H 1st place and is San. AAQ.  Amtr Stake finalist for Duck's Unlimited.  She had a severe chest injury due to a farm accident that disrupted her career.   Natural pointing abilities.  References  OFA Good. 3/24/1995-10/8/2007
Lucy "Lorken on the Loose, MH" had 3 months of professional training.  Ken earned the Junior, Senior and Master Hunt Test Titles on her. In licensed Hunt tests she earned a 3rd place in Qualifying division. In Sanctioned Field Trials Ken earned  Open 1st, 2nd and 3rd placements as well as two 1st placements in All Age Qualified. In Ducks Unlimited Ken earned Amateur placement and Open Finalist.  References Lucy was the mom of a 2002 Derby List dog!       
Lorken's Hillview Gale Force, SH was amateur trained by Lori.  Ken and Lori both ran her to earn the Junior Hunter and Senior Hunter title. Gale was a beautiful dog, with some natural pointing tendencies.  She was the mother of at least 5 Master Hunters & the first All Age Qualified Chocolate female in the state of WI and 2 HRCH's. 
Gentle house dog even if she did learn how to open the fridge! References
Lorken's Hillview Maggie Mae, SH.  She was the daughter of FC-AFC Candlewood MD Houston and Hillview's Moonlighting.  Her littermate was FC-AFC Hillview's Days End Super Sue - the mother of FC-NAFC Day's End Northern Express.  Maggie was a joy to hunt with.  No matter what she always had a silly grin on her face when she worked.  She loved the hunt and the house.  She was an avid TV watcher - any program, however,  action and animals were her favorite.  References.
Lorken's Snickers and Grins was our first chocolate that we got before there were Field Champion chocolate lines yet available.  Her father was Candlewood's High Rolling Hank, SH.  She was a very nice looking dog who was excellent on upland.