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Jan 2012...WOW
Nov 2011

1 week old...WOW

March 2012 Sample

March 2012

Fiber / Scientific Data

2012Micron Count: March: 15.6 afd / 4.1 sd / 26.1 cv / 1.0 > 30m; 11 microns (5%) to 18 microns are the highest bars on the graph (One inch of cria tips cut off sample.) 7 full crimps per inch.

Blue ribbon in stiff competition.

KCAF RRoyal Reyna

ARI# 30529793   D.O.B. 7/3/2011  (9 yrs)

Huacaya, Female, Unproven | Medium Silver Grey

7/8 Peruvian, 1/8 Chilean
Sire: Snowmass RRoyal Fox | ARI# 30820500  | Medium Silver Grey 
Dam: High Point Absolute's Miss Liberty | ARI# 1422481  | Medium Rose Grey 
Service Sire:     

2012 AOBA AUCTION - SOLD. Grateful thanks to Pat Till and family, Dusk Till Dawn Alpacas in IA.

FIRST PLACE, HALTER - ALPACAPALOOZA 2012...with a very damp fleece.

Half brother, Graphite - 1st Futurity 2012!

Eleven to 18 microns are the eight highest bars on the histogram graph for her March 2012 mid-side sample (about one inch of cria tips cut off sample). With an SD of 4.1, those eight microns (11 m to 18 m) represent close to two standard deviations, or about two-thirds of the fibers tested in the sample submitted. The graph also shows 5% of fibers at 11 microns...significantly more than her siblings.

She is amazingly fine and is on a normal diet (pasture, o. grass, alfalfa, pelleted supplement).

(Hint: View fleece photo at smaller size for a realistic idea of her fleece's character.) Reyna's fleece exhibits very well-defined crimp character skin to uncut cria tip with outstanding density, uniformity, length, brightness and a silky handle. Reyna has lots of substance, correct phenotype and conformation and complete coverage, long staple length and a beautiful head with spear-shaped ears and an overflowing topknot. Born at 18.5 pounds, up and nursing in minutes and running around the pastures all afternoon.

MRG ALPACAPALOOZA CHAMPION DAM, Miss Liberty, a Premier's Absolute daughter.

MSG AOBA COMPOSITE CHAMPION SIRE (3rd fleece!), Snowmass RRoyal Fox, son of royal-fine Snowmass Royal Bronze and a Casanova daughter who produced 3 Futurity winners.

RRoyal Fox's 5th fleece placed first (over the adult halter class first place winner at 2 years younger), at Alpacapalooza 2012.

Her grandsires are Snowmass Royal Bronze (14.9 / 2.9 / 19.5 / 0.2 ...second shearing) and Premier's Absolute.

Reyna is better than her dam and as good as her sire. I couldn't have asked for a better result from her champion parents. She has "it" and will be a super star in any gray program.

Awards

Alpacapalooza 2012 - First place, halter.
Competitor's sires: Rincon Cloud, Deacon Gray, Lennox, and more.
Even though very damp which flattened most of her crimp (no fans running overnight due to no outlets at my pens and the first class of the morning), Judge Tim Lavan was quite impressed with her fleece, especially the overall uniformity, fineness, density and length. ...I wish he could have seen her perfectly dry...that's impressive!
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Updated 3/28/2016