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  • Captain Jack, Full fleece

  • Jack on a stroll

  • Captain Jack's First cria, Midnight's Gold, Nightengale

  • Captain Jack's Fleece

Captain Jack (IAC Captain Jack)

Like his sire GreyBeard Captain Jack is has and amazing body type. He is very strong in the bone density and staple length. and fine, truly a spectacular male.

Last year Jack sheared nearly 9 pounds of fleece, which was nearly 6 percent of his body weight, tremendous coverage! For his 2008 shearing he sported 9-1/4 pounds of fleece, again, nearly 6 percent of his body weight.

He has a terrific, mild mannered disposition, like his dam, Desni, and we have found that he passes on these wonderful traits to his offspring.

We have been so fortunate to have two healthy cria by Captain Jack this year. He throws solid colors, slightly darker than their moms.

With Midnight's Gold, a beautiful dark fawn female, Nightengale

followed by Kristina's medium fawn female, Jackie O.

We would be happy to have another farm take advantage of Jacks ability to produce beautiful cria, that we are able to offer Captain Jack for sale, with three retained breedings to potentially have a male offspring.  






Type: Hu
Gender: Male - Herdsires
Status: Proven
Birthdate: May 19, 2005
Heritage: Full Peruvian
Registration: ARI
ARI#: 1226225
Color: Medium Fawn
In Service Since: 2007
Price: SOLD!
Stud Fee: SOLD!
Lineage: For lineage records, please click here.
Fiber Analysis:

Shearing Weight

2007: Nearly 9 pounds of fleece-very dense.

2008: Over 9 pounds of fleece nearly 6% of his body weight!

Awards:

With Captain Jack in the show ring with his sister Island Alpaca Angelina his Dam Desni D652 AOA took First Place in "Produce of Dam" at the 2007 Empire Extravaganza.



Breeding History:

2008 Sired 2 females.

Below is his first cria, Midnight's Gold Nightengale. See her in the show ring this spring!

 

 

LINEAGE RECORDS:
Dam:

Desni D652 AOA

Desni is one of our most prized foundation females. She is a tremendous mom and has the most gentle disposition. Her body and presence is terrific.



 

Sire:

GreyBeard

ARI# 834717 Dark Silver-Grey

GreyBeard is a full Peruvian, dark silver grey herdsire. He is a 8x Champion and has produced numerous blue ribbon plus winners. He has a light silver grey neck and a dark silver grey body. His body type is amazing! Strong in bone, dense and fine for a dark silver grey. His staple length grows annually over 5 inches and some of his offspring have reached close to 6.5 inches in a yearly growth, like his son, Captain Jack which had nearly 6 inches! GreyBeard too, is  truly a spectacular male - one of a kind. Neruda recently sold for $205,000 and if you ask us - GreyBeard has the better overall package. He has duplicated himself in color 4 times - that is 4 of his over 25 offspring are marked in color similiar to him! That is an amazing achievement in itself as this color is very rare and hard to reproduce - certainly with this consistency!  

Capatain Jacks Sire: GreyBeard Award History

 

Champion Grey Male OABA, 2002

First Place, Dark Silver Male OABA

Reserve Champion, NY Empire

First Place, NY Empire

2nd place New England Coastal Classic

First Place Big E 2002

Reserve Champion Big E 2002

NAAS First Place 2003 - NAAS CHAMPION GREY MALE 2003

AOBA 2003 - Composite (we had too...too much fleece on him for the halter class, he grows a 7 inch staple in less than a year!)- BLUE RIBBON - no championship offered 

Phone: 508-693-5554
Location: 1 Head of the Pond Road, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard
Mailing address: PO Box 1515, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

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