Angelina has beautifully dense fine fleece, an incredible top-knot, a strong body and a terrific future.
year, Angelina, was awarded her fifth blue ribbon. Angelina, at the
Empire Fleece event this year, topped even MFI Astovine, who took a R.
Championship at the AOBA Fleece show! Judge Cheryl R. Gehly commented
that it is "Very fine, soft, and uniform" giving it an 18.5 out of 20
possible points for fineness and handle.
Angelina sheared 5-1/2 pounds of fleece at less than one year of age. This
was 6% of her body weight at the time of her shearing, and is very
impressive when you consider that a typical alpaca shears under 4
percent of fleece in a full year of growth. Find her histogram attached
for your review.
a sweet and gentle disposition, and her good looks, Angelina also has
outstanding heritage; Her sire, prestigious 4Peruvian Altiplano, is an
import from the Sollocata region of Peru and has produced an amazing
number of show winners, Angelina included! -- See here awards received
last fall below.(She was not shown prior to this, we could have expected
a lot more!)
dam, Desni, is considered one of our best foundation females, a devoted
mother, which we can expect for Angelina, and is a blue-ribbon winner
herself for "Get of Dam" in 2007.
Angelina's spring breeding 2009, we partnered her with Maple Brook's
Angelo (ARI#: 833149). Angelo combines the genetics of two of the most
recognized Accoyo herdsires in the country, Caligula and Felix, along
with the finest and most notable Allianza male in the country,
Hemingway. At 15.9 micron at 8 months of age Angelo held his fineness
density handle and coverage, and was awarded the well deserved
Championship at the Big E in the Fall of 2003. Angelo's fiber won a blue
ribbon, best brightness, champion and JUDGE'S CHOICE this year at the
2004 Empire Extravaganza.
gave birth in June, 2010 to a truly gorgeous little boy, Angelito. He
carries on his dam and sire's angelic tradition, and has himself
ribboned in competitive classes.