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Roberto (Estrada's Roberto of Island Alpaca)

Roberto won First Place at the Southern Select Alpaca Show Spin-Off in 2015! Roberto also won First Place at the Big E and STA Hummdinger Alpaca Fleece Show in 2014.

Roberto is one to watch, with excellent fleece characteristics. His fleece is dense, uniform with strong definition of staple, fine and bright. A fabulous phenotype!

He's an eye-catching young animal who is sure to merit herd sire status in the future. His fleece characteristics are excellent. He has a very fine, light fawn fleece with medium frequency, low amplitude crimp style with nice structure that carries into his extremities.

He has good density and coverage, and spot-free. His conformation is excellent, with very attractive bloodlines.

His sire is our very own CT Estrada who has won multiple champions and blues! Pax/Alacante/Platinum/Evander genetics!

Roberto too is very social. He loves to greet everyone that comes. A great public relation animal to boot.   

Price will include retained breedings.


Judge comments:

2015 Southern Select Alpaca Show Spin-Off judge Judy Maxwell commented: "This fiber would make a great yarn using any method. A hand spinner would love it. Love the color! A pleasure to spin. So shiny, great luster. So soft, lots of bounce, very full." ÀÂÀÂ

Fiber Criteria Highlights: 1st Impression, 4 out of 5. Absence of Guard Hair, 5 out of 5. Uniformity of Length, 5 out of 5. Uniformity of Micron, 5 out 5 possible point.

Spinning Criteria Highlights: Ease of Carding, 5 out of 5. Ease of Drafting, 8 out 8. Ease of Spinning, 10 out of 10 possible points.

Yarn Criteria Highlights: First Impression, 6 out of 6. Usability, 7 out of 7. Brightness/Luster, 6 out of 6. Handle, 6 out of 6 possible points.

Roberto scored a 98/100 with his fleece! Unbelievable!

2014 VAOBA Alapca Expo - Judge Ursula Munro commented: "Excellent fineness in this uniform fleece."

2014 Green Mountain Alpaca Fall Spectacular Show - Judge Ursula Munro commented: "Excellent fineness - WOW. Soft hand and lovely brightness; consistent throughout."

Fleece Score Highlights: Fineness/Handle, 18.5 out of 20. Length 6 out of 7. Character (Crimp), 8 out of 10. Brightness, 8 out of 10 possible points.

2014 Empire Alpaca Extravaganza Show - Judge Cheryl Gehly commented: "So fine and bright!!"

Fleece Score Highlights: Fineness/Handle, 19 out of 20. Length 6 out of 7. Brightness, 8 out of 10 possible points.

2014 Big E Alpaca Fleece Show - Judge Wade Gease commented: "Meg Ryan once said 'Yes Yes Yes' in a movie. I think she'd say the same here! Uniformity, style, cleanliness were all exceptional.""

Fleece Score Highlights: Fineness/Handle, 18 out of 20. Micron, 7.5 out of 8. Length, 7 out of 7. Color, 4 out of 5. Character (Crimp), 8 out of 10. Brightness, 8 out of 10 possible points.

2014 North American Alpaca Show - Judge Amanda VandenBosch commented: "Style and Type; He's very pleasant with his head style. Very robust in his frame. Very nice length to the staple."

2012 North American Alpaca Show: Judge Amanda Vandenbosch commented: "Shows really good size and development for his age. A soft fleece. Good staple length. Incredibly fine, soft, soft fleece. Fineness and softness is certainly recognized."


Estrada's Roberto of Island Alpaca is proudly sponsored by Milo Zelle (Bronze Sponsorship through 11/27/2015)

Estrada's Roberto of Island Alpaca is proudly sponsored by Danielle Siciliano and Anthony Baglivi (Bronze Sponsorship through 12/17/2015)

For more information or photos please email us at info@islandalpaca.com.


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Type: Hu
Gender:
Status: Unproven
Birthdate: June 03, 2011
Heritage: 1/8 Chilean, 7/8 Peruvian
Registration: ARI
ARI#: 31851763
Color: Light Fawn
Price: SOLD
Download PDF Certificate: Certificate-Roberto.jpg
Lineage: For lineage records, please click here.
Fiber Analysis:

2014 - AFD: 23.6, SD: 4.2, CV: 17.9%, %>30u: 5.6

2011 - AFD: 16.6, SD: 4.0, CV: 24.2%, %>30u: 1.3, SF: 16.6, MC: 46.0, SDC: 30.0, CF: 98.7%

Awards:
2015 Southern Select Alpaca Show Spin-Off: First Place

2014 Big E Alpaca Fleece Show: First Place
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2014 STA Hummdinger Alpaca Fleece Show: First Place

2014 STA Hummdinger Alpaca Fleece Show: Fleece Huacaya Best Prepared

2014 VAOBA Alpaca Fleece Show: Second Place
Breeding History:


Histogram:(click for larger view)
LINEAGE RECORDS:
Dam:

Rosa Bella of Island Alpaca


ARI#: 31444798

Heritage: Peruvian and Chilean

Color: Light Fawn

Rosa Bella is very dense, fine with tremendous coverage, with consistency throughout.

Sire:

CT Estrada

ARI#: 30522619

Heritage: Full Peruvian

Color: Medium Fawn

Estrada is a well-balanced male from two top parents. His Sire, Evander does it again with this amazingly dense, fine fleece male with a great handle and luster, extensive coverage and a great body. With his 2012 shearing, Estrada had over 12.6 pounds of fleece sheared off. Amazing!!

We are very excited to have Estrada in our breeding program. Alpaca judge, Wade Gease has said about Estrada, "He is the "complete package". Very nice fleece style and crimp formation throughout. He has kept his fineness/softness." Also, Judge David Barboza has said about Estrada: "His architecture and density is incredible! Spot on!" And Alpaca Fleece Judge, Cheryl Gehly has written: "Wow! Fine with great character! Quite uniform for micron.""Beautiful Fleece: fine, bright, well organized!". Awarding him first place in the competition, and again, after the fleeces third showing at the 2009 Empire Symposium and Fleece Event, she commented again;"Beautiful Fleece: fine, bright, well organized!". Most recent fleece circuit, Estrada's fleece (its fourth showing) took yet another blue at PAOBA show, May, 2009.

To date, Estrada has eight multiple Champ/Reserve Championships, and 27 first-place, blue-ribbon awards. See the details of his show record below, most in very competitive classes!

In 2009, Estrada's Fleece won the reserve Championship, and took first place in his class over another amazing alpaca who won the 2008 Futurity Championship that had 54 entries in the class! 

Both dam and sire have produced Championship winners so his future is extremely promising indeed.

Estrada is settling females. Traditional farm breedings with confirmed pregnancy, stud fee: $2,500. Mobile breedings: $2,000. Drive-by breedings: $1,500.  Please compare this champ to other herd-sires with similar show records. You will find him to be a terrific value!

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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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