Latisha is just one of the truly exceptional offspring of Aztec's Peruvian Avatar.
Solid girl with outstanding conformation, typey head, nice square muzzle, full top knot, complete coverage and presence. Open up her fleece and it just keeps getting better.
This girl has the Elite Fleece with tiny zippered crimp, uniform characteristics throughout - even into her belly and legs. Her staple length is long and the bundles are toothpick size! Her fleece breaks clean - right down to the skin and carries brilliant luster. To find one this dense yet maintaining such fineness is rare indeed.
Update: 3 Tin Man offspring took the Best of the U.S. Alpaca Show 2010 in Ohio by storm..... 2 Blue Ribbons and 1 Resreve Color Champion!! This in in addition to several Blue Ribbons, 2nd places, and a Reserve Color Champ already credited to Tin Man cria.
If you want amazing color and fabulous fiber, The Peruvian Tin Man is your guy. Tin Man's first cria are hitting the ground and the results are nothing less than SPECTACULAR! Rose Grey and Maroon seem to be his most popular colors so far with a 64% Female to Male ratio. His cria are displaying fiber even more amazing than his own.
While the the Tin Man is a beautiful dark fawn, he really is a grey in disguise or better yet, a stealth grey. He has black gums, eyeliner and his skin is grey. His fleece towers over greys and can even hold it's own against whites. We are talking about elite fleece with The Tin Man. He offers matchstick bundling, very tiny zipper crimp, fineness and density. Add in his perfect conformation a
Two Shows - Two Big Classes - Two Big Wins -- Many Great Lines Backing Her!
From Berta's Sire, we have brought in a lot of Gray which ties back into her Dam's side very well. The Peruvian Tin Man, Berta's Sire, is a son of Shades of Gray and Grandson of Silverado. He is a fawn by a Gray Sire and still competed and won in the fawn classes including a color banner.
Berta's Dam, Latisha, has True Black and Gray backing her as well as a full Alianza Sire and Hemingway Grand Sire. Her Sire is our boy, Aztec Avatar and the brightness, density and fineness that he brought to this package is what brought Berta to a whole different level.
She has competed in big shows and won both time. The judges commented on her consistency, fineness and the "total package" you get with Berta.
Her first breeding to any of our herd sires is included with her purchase.
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BREEDING BONUS: With a purchase of breeding quality alpaca/s, you may purchase up to 5 additional breedings to any of our solely owned Herd Sires at $1,000 each. These breedings may be used on any of your females and may be banked for up to one year from purchase.
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Awards Received 1st Place Halter - Indiana Alpaca Invitational 2010 1st Place Halter - Best of the US 2010 2nd Place Halter - AOBA Nationals 2010